A package that goes on nice winding small roads in wonderfully beautiful cultural landscape with stone walls and hills along Billingen’s west side. Here you will also find the beautiful Silver Falls, a perfect spot for a picnic. The Valle Road is considered to be one of the most beautiful roads in the world! And when you reach Lake Hornborga the landscape opens up to undescribable beauty as you look out over the lake and its’ surroundings. And if you feel like exploring the lake and its’ diverse birdlife in more detail this is a great opportunity.
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Cycling starts in Töreboda, along the Göta Canal and then goes along the Sweden Trail on smaller country roads in the direction of Billingen. In the afternoon sometime, you cross Billingen and land on the other side of the lush Valleland landscape Here you get close to nature, smell it and hear birdsong. In a small area there are six nature reserves with different flora and fauna. It is an old cultural landscape with pastures, cairns and stone fences, groves with deciduous forest, limestone marshes with orchids, flamboyant flower meadows and tranquil fishing lakes. A real nature experience! The lunch is in the form of a packed lunch so you can choose where you want to enjoy it.
After today’s bike ride, a nice room awaits at beautiful Fredriksons Pensionat Sjöbacka, nestled in the middle of the beautiful Vallelandskapet. Margaretha and Klas will take care of you here. In the evening, a 3-course organic locally produced dinner is served – a pleasure for all your senses. Accommodation: Fredriksons Pensionat Sjöbacka Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Cycling: approx. 60 km
After a good organic breakfast, you now have plenty of time to explore more of the Valle area before you cycle south towards the famous bird lake Hornborgasjön. On the way you pass Varnhem, one of Sweden’s most fascinating historical destinations. Here you see the traces of the Christian Vikings and experience the monks’ monastery church from the Middle Ages. There are also nice hiking trails around Varnhem if the butt would like to rest from the bike saddle a bit. Today it will be a luxurious 3-course lunch at Löfwing’s Atelje and tavern a little further south. Here you can also see more of the artist Göran Löfwing’s work and take a look at the couple Löfwing’s shop.
During the day there is also plenty of time to explore the surroundings around Hornborgasjön. They are fantastic and you can learn more about bird life and the special place at Naturum by Hornborgasjön. The second night you sleep luxuriously and snugly at Nästegården B&B. Here it is Matilda and Paul who welcome you. They have renovated their houses in an environmentally friendly, contemporary and very skilful way. It is a pure pleasure for both soul and eye. Here it is also solar power that you get in the electrical outlets! In the evening there will be a light dinner. Here you can also easily take a short walk along the pilgrimage route if you have a little energy left over. Accommodation: Nästegården Bed & Breakfast Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Cycling: approx. 21 km +
After a nice organic breakfast, the cycling now goes back through the cultural landscape, with views over Hornborgasjön again and then into the leafy Vallelandskapet again. If you did not explore Hornborgasjön yesterday, you have time for that today. Even today it will be a packed lunch so there is flexibility, but maybe you enjoy it at the nice Silver Falls. Then you move on to STF Lugnåsberget Ekohotell for comfortable living and locally produced organic food. The owner couple Jesper and Pia are pioneers in sustainable housing and Green Key certified. They have renovated the houses with reusable material and now have solar cells that make them self-sufficient in electricity in summer. They are also very good in the kitchen and here you can enjoy their cooking both in the breakfast basket and at dinner. Rustic organic and very locally produced food. There is also a wood-fired sauna you can enjoy for free!
Accommodation: STF Lugnåsberget Ekohotell, Lugnås Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Cycling: about 60 km
After a good breakfast, you now cycle in the direction of Töreboda. The road runs beautifully along Lake Vänern and via Mariestad before turning into a beautiful cultural landscape. You stop along the way and eat a good lunch bag and we hope you have many nice bike memories with you home from Vallevägen and the beautiful landscape in Västergötland! Meals: Breakfast and lunch Cycling: about 50 km
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