From here it’s about 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the northwest to Gothenburg and 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the south to Copenhagen, Denmark.
Halland is home to some of the best golf courses in the region. Vallda Golf and Country Club and Laholms Golf Club will delight discerning golfers. If time allows, check out Strandtorps Golf Club and Melby Golf Club.
The city is full of historical castles, which are interesting to visit with their bridge and towers. Halmstad Castle and Varberg Castle are two of the famous castles here. If your kids want to go on the stories about long-ago heroes you may also like the Skottorp Castle and the Lagaholms Castle Ruin.
Discover some of the intriguing historic and cultural collections in Halland. The two most-visited cultural collections are the Drawing Museum and the Falkenbergs Museum. If you’re hungry for more culture, check out the Goran Karlsson's Motor Museum or perhaps the Nordhalland Folk Museum.
No visit to Halland is complete without checking out the Halland Art Museum and the Olympia Photography Museum. Wander through the exhibits and enjoy the atmosphere or join in with one of the tours to appreciate the artistic displays.
Immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the sunshine in public parks and gardens such as Picasso Park and popular Norre Katts Park. These two green spaces will ensure your visit to Halland is both memorable and relaxing.
Go snowboarding or skiing or get in a snowball fight with your family, Halland’s ski areas are the perfect vacation choice for snow bunnies of all ages. Vallasen Ski Resort is one of the most popular ski resorts in the region.
When you are in Halland head to Skrea Beach, an idyllic place much loved by the locals. On a fine day, this is the place to come to taste the sea air, enjoy long strolls and dip your toes in the water. Slip on your sunglasses and play along the water’s edge or simply enjoy being near the water.
In addition to city parks, the local area also has several larger nature preserves which offer unique surrounds and local flora and fauna. Hike around in Getteron and enjoy a trip away from the paved streets.