The Sjuhärad Circular Bike Trail
Borås, Uricehamn, Tranemo, Svenljunga
Enjoy the wind in your hair, the agricultural countryside and the 150 km asphalted cycle route that takes you through an undulating landscape without having to strain yourself too much uphill. The Sjuhärad Circular Bike Trail mostly runs along an old railway embankment. This means that you will pass several beautiful station buildings, old railway bridges, and will occasionally be cycling above the tops of the spruce trees! The Sjuhärad Trail is a round route of 150 km in total, of which 120 km is completely car free, through Borås, Ulricehamn, Tranemo and Svenljunga. Decide for yourself if you want to explore a section on a day trip, or spread it out over several days with cosy accommodation and added memorable experiences. It’s a great bike adventure for the whole family!
Start and end point
The trail can be divided into 4 stages: Ulricehamn – Tranemo 43 km, Tranemo – Svenljunga 22 km, Svenljunga – Borås 38 km, Borås – Ulricehamn 47 km. Suitable starting points for your ride are inBorås, Ulricehamn, Tranemo, Limmared and Svenljunga. Borås and Limmared can be reached by train, bus or car and the other towns by bus or car. It takes about 30 minutes to get to Borås by car from Gothenburg
120 km of the 150 km total are car free and the remaining 30 km are lightly trafficked. The route is mostly flat and asphalted, but 15 km is on gravelled roads (marked on the map). The entire route is marked with red national signs which are equally valid whichever county you are cycling in.
Lots to see
The Sjuhärad Trail goes through lovely countryside full of great things to experience. The route passes through a total of four counties and you’ll cycle through several larger towns as well as many beautiful nature reserves such as the one at Torpanäset, and Korpeboberg’s deciduous woods.
Sleep and eat well
There’s a great choice of accommodation to choose from along the trail, with everything from hotels and hostels to campsites in lovely settings. Most accommodation is found in bigger centres like Borås and Ulricehamn, where there’s also more choice of restaurants and shops.
Tales along the trail
Listen to our audioguides/mobileguides along the trail. They tell you all about castle ruins, nature reserves, the Farms around the Lakes books and their author Birgit Th. Sparre, The House of Glass museum,Hofsnäs Manor and lots more!