The Ätradalsleden stretches from Falköping in the north to Falkenberg in the south, where it connects to the Kattegattleden. The entire trail is 199 km, of which 95 km consists of completely car-free, disused railway embankments. The remainder is small country roads that meander through beautiful and varied countryside.
Before you set off it can be a good idea to read through our tips. We’re collected a few here for you, with some advice about safety, signs to look out for and more.
Former pro Glenn Magnusson has put together three suggestions for road routes – perfect for a long weekend.
There is a strong cycling tradition on the roads of West Sweden, wide flat plains combined with elevated plateaus and steep climbs make for a varied and challenging cycling experience.