Mondays 1st and 8th August 2022
1. Pre-conference sightseeing on Monday, August 1 (SEK 315)
The price includes travel and any entrance fees. We look forward to showing you a part of our beautiful country. Packed lunch and fika is included. We leave after breakfast and return in time for the evening meal at Gullbrannagården.
2. Post-conference sightseeing on Monday, August 8 (SEK 315)
Same as pre-conference sightseeing, but other destinations.
Destinations are preliminary and subject to change due to the weather.
Tour 1: Follow the west coast north of Gullbranna
Monday 1 August 2022 (to be confirmed)
Skipås - or "God's green meadows"
Skipås is the area is popularly called - offers rolling pastures, tall beech forest, a magical alder marsh (alkärr) and a rich spring bloom. The area's varied and easily accessible nature makes it a popular excursion destination. Find out more.
We stop to take a look at Särdals kvarn. Find out more.
In Haverdal Nature Reserve you will find several stately and living sand dunes of different shapes and sizes, amongst these one of Scandinavia's highest dunes; ‘Lynga sand dune’, also named Stora Sandkullen.
Lynga sand dune measures a full 36 metres above sea level and a narrow and steep staircase leads you to the top. Once on top, you will be greeted by a fantastic view of the beach forest, the sea and its surroundings. Find out more.
We take a walk to the beach through Haverdal Nature Reserve. There are many paths and the gnarled and swirling tree trunks with their strange shapes are an experience in themselves. We can also enjoy time at the beach, relax, swim and have a good time. Find out more.
Tour 2: Follow the west coast south of Gullbranna
Monday 8 August 2022 (to be confirmed)
Swedish pronunciation: [ˈbôːsta(d)]
Båstad is a locality and the seat of Båstad Municipality, Skåne/Scania County, Sweden, with approximately 5,000 permanent residents. It is one of Sweden's most typical summer resorts. The population is more than twice as large between April and September, and even larger during July. Its municipality follows a similar pattern: some 15,000 permanent residents, but more than 30,000 during July. Some of the villages are almost empty in winter, but have more than 2,000 "summer guests" in July.
Båstad is well known for tennis. The largest centre court in Sweden is located in the town's centre, and can take more than 5,000 attendants. Several top national players, such as Björn Borg, Mats Wilander and Stefan Edberg, have played tennis in Båstad.
Birgit Nilsson statyn
- Read more about Birgit Nilsson statyn.
A coastal area with dramatic cliff formations, Hovs hallar is located on the tip of the Bjäre peninsula in north-western Skåne.
Ingmar Bergman (1918 – 2007) a well known Swedish film director, screenwriter, producer and playwright chose to film the iconic scenes from “The Seventh Seal” (1957) at Hovs Hallar.
- Read more about Hovs hallar.
In Boarp there is a trading village with several small shops and the popular low price department store “The barn in Boarp”. Boarp's trading village is an experience for you who want to shop close to nature in a genuine environment.
When you are tired of shopping, or if you rather prefer to learn more about Swedish history and our cultural heritage, there is Boarps hembygdspark (homestead park) within walking distance.
- Read more about Hembygdsparken in Boarp.