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Island hopping in Bohuslän

Island hopping in Bohuslän

Bohuslän's archipelago is something special. To help you get a really genuine archipelago experience we've put together both ferry companies and route suggestions that will make your island hops happen. During summer you can choose from masses of boat companies to pick your perfect island hopping tour. Discover where to find the best swimming spot or eat the nicest seafood. 10 km from Tofta, the ferry from Rökan, which is just outside Marstrand is the closest. Catch a ferry to Dyrön from Rökan. The ferry takes about 25 minutes and runs all year. Experience the Bohuslän nature by hiking around 4.5 km around the island. The Dyrö trail is mountainous and can be slippery if it rains so you need strong legs and proper shoes or boots. However, stairs, bridges and railings will help you through the most difficult places. More info about hiking on Dyrön >> CLICK ON THE MAP BELOW -  The route map shows how the ferry routes in Bohuslän connect during both the summer season and the rest of the year.  

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Flowers in Tofta nature reserve

Hiking in Bohuslän - Tofta Herrgård

Hiking in Bohuslän can be a fascinating nature experience in many ways. Short day trips with comfortable accommodation and meals cooked from local produce or long stints in exposed environments – regardless of your preference, there is a lot to offer. Nature is waiting for you. Bring your family, friends, partner or hike on your own to explore the enchanting nature in West Sweden. Hike in the Tofta Herrgård surroundings Here on the Tofta peninsula, we can offer hiking trails by the sea, through forests and across meadows.Tofta nature reserve offers varied and easy walks across flowering meadows and bare cliffs by the sea. There are several lookout points with benches and tables along the hiking trails – in other spots, nature offers its own seating areas. There are opportunities for everything from easy walks on gravel roads and horse-riding trails to slightly more difficult trails along the cliffs at the outermost tip of the Tofta peninsula. Here are some suggestions from us: Äggdal trail. Marked in orange on the map below. 4.6 km. Around the Tofta peninsula nature reserve. Along the Tofta Nature Reserve coastline follow blue or red markings. Parts of the nature reserve paths can be wet. Myggsta trail. Marked in green on the map 4.2 km. Gravel and sealed roads. Short section of horse-riding trail that can get muddy in wet weather. The Forest trail. Marked in blue on the map 0,7 km. Follow the blue markings through the forest and along the mountain ridge across the nature reserve. Hiking package at Tofta We offer a hiking package for those who want to combine manor life, great food and hiking in beautiful nature. We will pack you a backpack with afternoon “fika” (that’s Swedish for coffee and a bite to eat) and a map of the hiking trails here at Tofta. We are happy to help you with tips and advice! BOOK / READ MORE HERE >> Four local favourites There are more wonderful hiking options within half an hour by car from Tofta. Here are some of our favourites. Koön island hiking trails Distance from Tofta Herrgård: 16 km. On Koön, at Marstrand, there are three hiking trails to explore. More info about the trails at Koön >> Hike around Marstrand island Distance from Tofta Herrgård to Marstrand's ferry stop: 15 km The trail around Marstrand is about 5 kilometres and a walk around the island takes about an hour. More info about the hiking trails in Marstrand >> Hike around Dyrön Distance from Tofta Herrgård to the ferry stop Rökan (just before Marstrand): 10 km Experience the Bohuslän nature by hiking around 4.5 km around the island. The Dyrö trail is mountainous and can be slippery if it rains so you need strong legs and proper shoes or boots. However, stairs, bridges and railings will help you through the most difficult places. (Catch a ferry to Dyrön from Rökan which is just outside Marstrand in Kungälv municipality. The ferry takes about 25 minutes and runs all year.) More info about hiking on Dyrön >> More about hiking in Bohuslän If you want to stay longer in our beautiful Bohuslän you can find more hiking trails here: TO THE HIKING PORTAL AT VÄSTSVERIGE.COM (WESTSWEDEN.COM) >>

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View from Tofta Nature Reserve - Bohuslän Sweden

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Visit Marstrand

Our closest neighbour, the island of Marstrand, is only 15 minutes away by car from Tofta Manor.  There you can find many nice excursions! At Marstrand you can stroll on the quayside, look at all the boats and visit the small shops and boutiques along the way. You can enjoy beautiful trails around the island, a refreshing dip in the ocean or why not try sea kayaking? There are several boat trips to choose from. A visit to Carlstens fortress is an absolute must.   Marstrand ferry The Marstrand Ferry runs between Marstrandsön and the ferry on Koön. You can buy your ticket at the ticket machine at the ferry or in the kiosk. Until midnight, it goes every quarter, between midnight and five o'clock every half hour. Between midnight and 05.00 you need to call the driver's attention with a lamp on the Koön. This lights up with a button at the ferry mode at Koön. The ferry takes about 3-5 minutes. READ MORE ABOUT MARSTRAND at

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Stall Tofta turridnin gpå Tofta Herrgård

Stall Tofta (Tofta Stables)

Stall Tofta (Tofta Stables) is a well-established and complete riding venture for Icelandic horses. It offers trail-riding, riding school, riding camps for children and adults, boarding, stallion station, and horse training and sales. Horse trail-riding Stall Tofta offers trail riding with good and safe Icelandic horses through the beautiful surrounds around the Manor and Tofta nature reserve. The ride goes through forests and along the beach, offering stunning views. For bookings and information call: +46 (0)303 - 22 58 53. Link to Stall Tofta – click here. (Swedish website) Horses & courses - our gourmet riding package In conjunction with Stall Tofta, Tofta Manor offers a luxurious riding package combining a manor weekend with Icelandic horse riding. We promise beautiful nature, great food and wonderful horses! Scroll down this page to read more about the riding package.        

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Lycke golfbana - Tofta Herrgård

Lycke golf course

Lycke Golf Course is carefully nestled into the beautiful landscape around Tofta Manor and is a seaside/park course in a tranquil and attractive environment. The location by the sea and with the beautiful nature surrounding Tofta Manor has enabled us to create an extraordinary golf course boasting a higher quality than most Swedish courses. The course enjoys a long playing season and is, above all, a challenging and diverse course for both average and elite golfers. The course is designed by Johan Henrikson and Helen Alfredsson. Helen’s female perspective means that Lycke is a course equally enjoyable for women and men. The seaside location means more hours of sun and less rain. The wind is an additional factor to master – just as it should be on a coastal course. The golf restaurant in the club house Lycke Golf Course runs the restaurant in-house. Fully licensed and offering a golf menu with good prices. Lunch of the day during the golf season. Sells filling sandwiches and refreshments such as baked goods, coffee, drinks and more. Large outside terrace overlooking the course and Manor, as well as inside lounge areas. Link to Lycke Golf Course HERE (Swedish website)   Golf package and accommodation at Tofta Manor In conjunction with our friends at Lycke Golf Course, Tofta Herrgård offer great golf packages. Read more about these further down this page – they’re all within walking distance of the first tee!

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