Welcome to the Båstad Hiking Festival!

Stay the whole weekend or just one day?

You buy either a weekend package or a Saturday / Sunday package. Everything you need for your hiking trips is included in the packages. Read more about everything included below.see the entire program here.

Accommodation is booked separately, here are suggestions.

Weekend: participation fee SEK 1550
– Friday/Saturday/Sunday: Hiking in groups with hiking host. Transport to and from hiking.
– Friday: Kick-off with 2-course dinner.
– Saturday/Sunday: Delicious lunch box from Bjäres producers. For some hikes, restaurant lunch is served as part of the hike.
– Saturday/Sunday: After-Hike with food/drinks and activities.
– Some theme hikes with extra gold edge have an additional cost. It is specifies in the hiking descriptions.

Saturday OR Sunday: participation fee SEK 650/day
– Hiking in a group with a host. Transport to and from hiking.
– Delicious lunch box from Bjäres producers. For some hikes, restaurant lunch is served as part of the hike.
– After-Hike with food/drinks and activities.
– Some theme hikes with extra gold edge have an additional cost. It is specifies in the hiking descriptions.

During the first two years’ events, 2018 and 2019, we have had support from Leader and the project Active Lifestyle. It then gave us an opportunity to have a reduced participation fee for those years.

Transport to Båstad
Take the train to Båstad, you`ll find the timetable at From Båstad station there is a bus that stops at Båstad Rivieravägen, from there you have about 400 meters to Hotel Riviera Strand.

Registration and booking rules
Sign up for the Båstad Hiking Festival via our form. Here you will find everything you can do, how easy!
If you pay with invoice we need your payment latest 10 days after registration.
If you need to cancel your registration, you can do it until 30 days before the event (September  9) for an for an administrative fee of 150 SEK per person.
Until 7 days before (October 2), we need to charge 50% of the amount.
Unfortunately after October 4, it is not possible to cancel the registration.

Clarification regarding Corona virus
Does the event need to be canceled due to Covid-19 (which we really do not hope), you will get back the full fee.

Details will come a week before the event
Look out for your mailbox the week before the event. Then comes an information letter with everything you need to know, incl. start times.

All hikes and activities are based on Hotel Riviera Strand, Rivieravägen 33, Båstad.

Registration during the event
At Hotel Riviera Strand you report that you are in place for today’s hike and we will announce the starting area / bus number. Here you also who have booked food packages will receive your food tickets.

Packing List
The packing list is always individual, but these are some things we think you might benefit from;
– Backpack, you carry your lunch with you
– A seating surface when lunch is enjoyed out in the open
– A thermos, if you have bought lunch packages from us you fill your thermos with good coffee in the morning. Or buy a new stylish Båstad Hiking Festival thermos on site.
– A water bottle, or buy a new stylish Båstad Hiking festival bottle on site
– Clothes after the weather, preferably layers in stock as we will get the steam up after a while
– Comfortable stable shoes, preferably waterproof
– Workout clothes, if you want to join the morning yoga

We are an eco-labeled event
We are proud and happy to have received the diploma Eco-labeled event. This means several commitments for us as organizers. You as a participant help by:
– Do not waste in nature
– Carry your waste after lunch to the final destination. There are garbage sorting stations for all material included in the lunch package.
– If possible take public transport to Hotel Riviera Strand, which is the start and end point
– Do not buy bottled water, reuse your water bottle with clean fresh tap water


Something you are thinking of? Here are some questions and answers that might help you.

Can I bring my dog?2019-02-26T17:46:27+01:00

We like dogs, but unfortunately some people are allergic. We therefore have limited dog participation to the hike Axeltorpsravine and vistas of Båstad. Have the dog on leash and only bring if it is happy and can behave among other dogs

In which language does the guide take place?2018-03-20T10:27:26+01:00

Swedish and English. Fill in your request at the time of registration.

What time does the walk start?2020-02-29T19:00:23+01:00

The start time is specified in the description of the respective hike. It may be adjusted. Exact start time is announced 2 weeks before the event.

Do you help us with transportation?2018-08-16T13:49:22+01:00

Yes, every morning we departure from Hotel Riviera Strand by bus. You will be informed about your starting time a week before the event.
You will also get bus transport back to Hotel Riviera Strand at the end of the day

Where should we gather?2018-03-20T10:23:54+01:00

Registration is made at Hotel Riviera Strand. From here you also leave to the hiking tours.

Will there be a guide?2018-03-20T10:22:44+01:00

All tours are guided by a host, but no trained guide (with the exception of Guided tour through the history of Båstad and Hovs Hallar). The hosts are lovely people who are passionate about hiking, nature and Bjäre Peninsula and want to give you a really good experience.

Where can we stay?2019-02-26T17:50:54+01:00

We are listing a few alternatives under ACCOMODATION. All hikes and activities start from Hotel Riviera Strand. If you want to live close to everything, we recommend that you stay here. On the page ACCOMODATION there is a special offer at this nice hotel.
There are also other super-friendly hotels and guest houses close by. Most of the alternatives in Båstad are presented on

How is the program for the weekend?2018-03-22T11:24:00+01:00

Supercool. Read here