John F Kennedy, the Nobel family, Greta Garbo , Björn Borg and numerous Swedish kings simply could not resist staying in the elegant seaside resort of Båstad in southernmost Sweden. Can you? Imbibe the tranquil atmosphere and colourful history starting in the 15th century. Admire the medieval church, find out more about war and peace, resourceful villagers and the intriguing history of tennis and tourism. Stroll in picturesque Agardhsgatan among an abundance of roses, hollyhocks and exclusive, well-preserved 18th and 19th century houses. Get enthralled by stories about Alfred Nobel’s nephew Ludvig Nobel, Senator John F Kennedy secretly visiting Swedish girlfriend , textile designer Märta Måås-Fjetterström and divine Greta Garbo. Enjoy highlights about legendary soprano Birgit Nilsson and local Ingmar Bergman film locations.
Duration Halmstad – Båstad – Halmstad: 3 h
Duration Helsingborg – Båstad – Halmstad: 3 h