- 15 - 16 Jul 2023
A tour in south Sweden
Saturday, July 15th
9:00-9:40 AM: Breakfast at Lanthandelns Café, Huaröd. Reservation can be made with Leif at phone number +46706580012. There is a petrol station with green 95 octane and diesel available.
Departure from Huaröd at 9:45 AM to Flädergården/Pelargonhuset in Vinslöv, which is approximately 43 km away and takes about 50 minutes.
We will receive information and explore the activities at Pelargonhuset while enjoying a light lunch break. The stop will be approximately 120 minutes. For more information, visit www.fladergarden.se.
Departure from Pelargonhuset at 1:00 PM.
We will drive from Vinslöv to Knislinge, then to Lönsboda, Torstensmåla, and finally to Bilkyrkogården Kyrkö Mosse, covering a distance of 70 km and taking approximately 65 minutes.
Bilkyrkogården, located in Kyrkö Mosse, Ryd, is well-known nationwide and ranks first in terms of visitor frequency in Tingsryd Municipality. We will explore the old cars in the forest, with a stop of approximately 30 minutes.
From there, we will continue towards Almundsryd, Lönsbygd, Älmehult, Dunshult, Urshult, Karatorp, Sirkön, Hössön, Torne motorcycle café, Odenslanda, Teleborgs slott, and finally Scandic Hotel Växjö. The total distance will be 77 km, taking approximately 90 minutes of driving time, with an additional 45-minute stop for ice cream or a coffee break.
Around 6:00 PM, we will arrive at Scandic Hotel Växjö. The choice of dinner location will be decided on-site.
Sunday, July 16th
Departure from the hotel will be at 9:30 AM. We will take the scenic route to Nybro via Rävemåla, Emmaboda, Örsjö, and finally Nybro/James Bond Museum. The distance will be approximately 108 km, taking about 90 minutes.
The world’s only 007 museum.
At the museum created by Gunnar Schäfer, you will find everything about the film hero James Bond. Here, you can see Bond’s BMW Z3, the unique motorcycle Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RR James Bond Edition 2023 (only 60 units produced worldwide), original film posters, the bikini worn by Izabella Scorupco in Goldeneye, and much more. For more information, you can visit www.007museum.com.
Departure will be around 1:30 PM to Kyrkby Bränneri in Vissefjärda, which is Sweden’s oldest active distillery. The driving distance is approximately 39 km, taking about 35 minutes.
They offer guided tours on Sundays at 2:00 PM in July, which we can join. For more information, you can visit www.kyrkeby.com.
After the visit, it is optional for each individual to choose the direction they want to go, and we can decide on our own preferred route for the journey back home.
The cost/prices (SEK) are as follows:
Each individual pays for themselves at each location.
Enhanced breakfast: 85 SEK.
Light lunch at Pelargonhuset (Elderflower waffles with raspberry jam and whipped cream, coffee/tea/juice): 100 SEK.
The visit to Bilkyrkogården is free.
Afternoon coffee at a motorcycle café of personal choice at the location.
Dinner in Växjö of mutual choice and payment on-site.
Scandic Hotel member price for Scandic Friends: At least one person per room must be a member. You can easily become a member on the website for free. Members will be registered for the member price upon check-in.
I have booked two double rooms at 1,060 SEK/room including breakfast and one single room at 882 SEK/night, which will be paid upon arrival by each individual. There are plenty of rooms available that I can book for those interested. Please send an SMS to Leif.
James Bond Museum: 200 SEK.
Kyrkby Bränneri guided tour: 120 SEK.
Welcome to join!
Registrations can be made until July 11th.
So far, we have 5 people who have expressed interest in participating, so we’re good to go.
Leif Hemmingsson, IFMR Club Master Sweden