county (län) in Sweden

Halland[dead link] is a province in Götaland.

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Map of Halland

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From the Landvetter and Gothenburg City airports, the airport bus to Gothenburg (going directly from the airport building, ticket by creditcard from driver) and then train is preferred. From Copenhagen airport, Öresundståg trains go directly from the arrival area. From Halmstad airport, there are local buses.

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Public transport to the Halland coast cities is by the Öresundståg trains. They connect from e.g. Gothenburg, Malmö or Copenhagen. To Hylte use bus from Halmstad. Between Gothenburg and Kungsbacka there are also Västtrafik trains. Resrobot is a search engine for all public transport inside Sweden. Tickets for Öresundståg train can be bought with credit card in machines at the station. They are not sold onboard, must be prebought.

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Some long distance buses between Oslo and Copenhagen stop in Halmstad, others don't. They don't stop at other places in Halland. Trains would be recommended.

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From Denmark, Norway or Gothenburg, use the E6/E20 highway. From Stockholm to Varberg use road E4, 40 and 41. From Stockholm to Halmstad use road E4 and 25.

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Inside the municipalities there are buses. Public transportation in Halland is run by Hallandstrafiken. Between the cities, except Hylte, use the train. Public transportation in Kungsbacka is run by Västtrafik.

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One of Sweden's major cycling routes, Kattegattleden runs mostly through Halland.

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  • Radio Station Grimeton is the world's only remaining longwave radiotelegraph station of its kind is on UNESCO's World Heritage list. Situated 10 km east of Varberg.
  • Varberg's fortress (Varbergs fästning)

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  • Gekås in Ullared. Village of about 1,000 inhabitants that is famous for its department store with more than 3.5 million visitors a year.

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