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Pilgrim Halland

Go on a hike on the old royal road in Halland through nature and culture. The trail follows in the tracks of the medieval pilgrims.

Historical roads

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people hike alone the old pilgrim trails from Nidaros in Norway to the Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Pilgrim Halland has injected new life into the legendary trails and roads that led medieval pilgrims to the churches and holy wells of Halland. The trail takes you through deciduous forest groves and stunning farmland areas, as well as quiet lakes and rushing rivers. It’s a great way to experience the culture and hospitality of Halland.

About the trail

Pilgrimsleden runs along Via Regia, the old royal road, which is the oldest known road in history. This thousand-year-old route winds through the cultural landscape of Halland. In Falkenberg, it takes you past the churches in Asige, Årstad, Vessigebro, Askome, Köinige and Svartrå. In total, the trail is 180 km long, but you can take it in daily stages, of course. It connects to Västra Götaland to the north and the Scanian and Småland pilgrim trails by Örkelljunga to the south.

Maps of Pilgrim Hallandexternal link