Each year, the Cycle Path of the Year award is presented at the cycling and hiking expo “Fiets en Wandelbeurs” in Utrecht, Netherlands. Sweden has a candidate in the running for the first time – Kattegattleden – which along with three other European candidates is competing for the award.
Dag Hultefors (Swedish Moderate Party), Chair of the Regional Executive Committee’s Regional Growth Committee in Region Halland, is pleasantly surprised to hear about the nomination.
“Being close to the sea, Kattegattleden is a success and interest in it is constantly growing, particularly in the international sphere. Our international marketing communication efforts are now paying off,” says Dag Hultefors. The cycle path has become a growth engine for the tourism industry while being a great asset to Halland residents.
On 2 March 2018, the winner of the award will be announced.
Kattegattleden is Sweden’s first national cycle path and was opened on 6 June 2015. The path is 370 km long, running along the coast between Helsingborg and Gothenburg. Region Halland is the authority responsible for the cycle path.
Read the full text about the nomination on the expo website:
For more information, please contact:
Dag Hultefors, Chair, Regional Executive Growth Committee, +46 (0)767-83 53 85
Rosi Magnusson, Coordinator, Business Department, +46 (0)70-918 47 82