BIKING ON ÖLAND

With the highest peak at 57,4 metres above sea level, unique scenery and biodiversity, limited traffic and 350 wind mills.

75 nature reserves and 1 World Heritage Öland is the perfect destination for biking.

Regardless you are an experienced or a beginner biker,at Hotel Borgholm we always assist you to have/get a nice and experiantial holiday by bike.

FOR WHICH CYCLIST

With Öland’s topography and adjusted bike trails most of the bike trails suit excellently for you who aren’t an experienced biker. You start to bike a bit north to Köpingsvik and have a typical Öland dumplings and then bike all the way to Borgholm Castle/ Borgholm Castleruin and stop for a Swedish ”fika”.

Having routes like World Heritage Round (54 km) or the Northern Flower Round (53 km) you and your friends absolutely will discover the most of Öland and experience cultural landmarks in world-class locations.

Are you and your friends preparing for Ironman in Kalmar? We give you the round ”In the footsteps of Ironman”. 101 kilometers with a spectacular view of our island Öland.

WHEN DO YOU PLAN TO BIKE

From a bike you will in a sustainable way reach iconic locations like Öland’s northern point, Stora Alvaret and the light house Long John.Add this with visiting local craftsmen and cosy coffee shops it will get you to spend several days on our island before you’ve seen and experinced everything!!

Further more each seasson offers its own specialities which will make you to return over and over again to bike per year.

Silence, no crowding on our bike trails, dumplings, Öland sprouts, local crafts, wind mills and newly arrived cranes.

Everything on our island is open, night life is sprouting, the temperature in the water is warm, musical arrangements and lukewarm summer nights.

Pumpkins, harvest festivals, not that crowded on the roads, still somehow warm in the water, Autumn vegetables, icecream, dumplings, and local crafts.

Peace, solitude, mittens, winter bath, gourmet dinner at our hotel, time to spend together, an extra long breakfast and a guided tour to The World Heritage, Alvaret.

BIKING PATHS ON ÖLAND

At ”Biking on Öland” you find updated routes, maps and useful information about which biking paths are suitable for leisure biking. If you instead prefer to bike ”off road” we instead recommend ”Biking South East” to find routes and maps.

GOOD TO KNOW

For you to feel comfortable before your upcomming biking holiday here on Öland, we have summoned/gathered a few things to be good to know. If you have further questions or reflections, please contact us.

If you want to rent a bike we will gladly assist you.

At our hotel we have 6 bikes for rental, they are simple types both for women and men. We rent out them for 150 SEK per day. If you wish for a mountain bike or an electrical bike we cooperate with Ölands Cykeluthyrning.

If you have purchased the Hiking deal at our hotel all food is usually included. Otherwise you can easily buy a lunch package or a coffee basket directly from our front reception. Please remember to prebook that day before.

We really recommend you to use our local food locations we have here on Öland. Partly to support the local enterprises but especially for you to experience new impressions and new palates.

How about genuine and home made food at Ninnis Kroppkaksbod or Evas Kroppkakor some fresh fish at Kårehamns Fisk & Havskök?

We wish you and your friends will transport yourselves so sustainable as possible during your visit on Öland. Therefore we always recommend at firsthand/firstly to choose public transport.

At Kalmar länstrafiks travel planner you will find how, when and where the bus can take you to your biking trails.

BOOK YOUR OFFER

For you and your friend to have the best possible biking holiday/vaccation we have gathered different packets for you. These packets are suitable regardless if you are a beginner, a medium or a proffesional biker.