Region Overviews: Europe Travel Guide: Overview
Encapsulating 50 nations and a dizzying amount of cultural and natural diversity, Europe is a traveler’s playground.
Sweden and Denmark share connections. Pristine beaches, historic towns and cities basking in the blissful Scandinavian summer sun. Nordic cuisine is innovative and delicious. The locals are charming, happy, enviably good-looking—and they share your love for the bike. Two countries connected by a simple appreciation of nature, food, culture and life.
THIS ITINERARY: 6 days, 5 nights
ACCOMMODATIONS: Premiere Hotels
Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.
Experience the good life on the magnificent Swedish Riviera | Bike through an agrarian landscape where farmland ends and white sand begins | Ride to the historic and colorful town of Bastad | Explore effortlessly chic and simple shops and cafés | In the hamlet of Torekov, live like a local and take a dip in the North Sea | Pedal through rolling farmland and forests dotted with idyllic cottages, castles and farms | Admire tree-shaded lanes and the unfolding of stunning and sweeping coastal vistas.
Located next to the sea near the historic fishing hamlet of Torekov, this hotel is designed to maximize relaxation—natural materials bring balance and harmony while a state-of-the-art spa and wellness center awaits at day's end. (pool, spa)
Cycle along the majestic Bjäre Peninsula enjoying the sea breeze and stunning views | Embark on a ferry from Helsingborg, Sweden to Helsingor, Denmark | Venturing out of our castle hotel, shimmering water, white-sand beaches, horse farms and manor homes await | Ride along winding roads through small Danish towns filled with summer residences on the Baltic Sea | Explore Kronborg Castle, the setting for Shakespeare's Hamlet and a World Heritage site | Try your hand at fencing on the grounds of our splendid fairy-tale palace.
Set on a stunning stretch of coastline and surrounded by acres of green parkland, beaches and a golf course, this hotel's main building is a 1746 Renaissance castle complete with crystal chandeliers, gilded mirrors and an underground passage linking to its old castle lodge. A Small Luxury Hotels of the World member. (pool, spa)
Narrow, rolling country and coastal roads lead to thatch-roofed houses and magnificent Frederiksborg Slot, Scandinavia's largest Renaissance castle, perched on three islets | Cruise on bike paths along white-sand beaches | Sit down for a delicious dinner at our hotel's Michelin-starred restaurant, Marchal | Explore Copenhagen's charming historic sites on foot.
This renovated 18th-century landmark hotel—set majestically in the heart of Copenhagen—will dazzle you with its elegance and style, as well as its rich history. Condé Nast Traveler Gold List. (pool, spa)
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy
SMALL GROUP? TRY RENDEZVOUS | An extra leader and van for even more flexibility | Call us to book your Rendezvous.
Click on dates for pricing, itinerary variations and to book your trip. Price is per person, double occupancy.
Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. We know your pace may vary from one day to the next—and your traveling companion's may differ somewhat from yours. So we present a range of mileage options, and each day you decide exactly what and how much you want to do. LEARN MORE.
The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Read on for your available bike options for this trip.