An popular oasis for the whole family just east of town. Swedish animals, hikes, BBQ-areas and much more.
Except from the well known beach of Tylösand there is 21 beaches along the 40 kilometre long coastline. The only school of lifeguards in the Nordic countries is located at Tylösand and the train 60 lifeguards annually. Lifeguards patrol the beaches during the summer. Disability suited bathing places are located in Tylösand and on Östra stranden (The eastern beach). Inland you find bathing places among many of the lakes.
Close to nature
There are totally 46 nature reserves in the municipality with different types of nature and wildlife, there is also a bird sanctuary.
Inland you will find meadows and deep forests that offer a rich spectrum of outdoor activities. In Simlångsdalen you can go kayaking in the rivers and lakes. If you like fishing, Nissan and Fylleån offer good conditions for catching salmon and trout, and in the lakes the pike, bass and steelhead will bite.
In the region there is 200 kilometers of bicycle route. Ginst trail takes you along the coast of Halland, the Hylte trail in the wilderness of Nissadalen and Cykelspåret (bike trail) through a range of terrain.
The Banvall trail stretches 250 kilometers between Halmstad and Karlsham.
If you like hiking you got plenty to discover. The Prins Bertils trail follows the coast line from Halmstad castle to Tylösand. Then it turns inland and ends 18 kilometers from the castle in the nature reserve Möllegård.
The trail Hallandsleden is 380 kilometers long and cuts trough Halmstad region but there is heaps of trails and walks close to the city. Near the centre is Galgberget and further out you will find Haverdal and Steninge, but also in the woods close to Skedala, Simlångsdalen and Kvibille.
Hallandsgården is an open-air museum with a collection of historically interesting buildings from a Halland that has disappeared. During the summer, you can have a coffee and a waffle in the café. Hallandsgården is located on the thickly wooded Galgberget hill, close to the town centre.
History and bric-a-brac about the life of a soldier in Halmstad. Show about the cartoon character 91:an Karlsson.
S:t Olofs Chapel
Popular wedding chapel built in wood. Open during the summer.
Big indoor adventure land for active kids. Baby corner, grownup corner and café.
Halmstad Arena Bad
Indoor pool with water slides, bubble pool, spa section, exercise area and café.
Halmstad Adventure Land
Ten theme parks in the same place, here you can go on a wild safari, sneak into Indian country and bounce in jumping land among much more.
Norreport (north Gate)
In the olden days, Halmstad had four town gates and today only the North Gate remains. Once this narrow passage was a through route for one of our largest main roads…