to Gotenburg. HELSINGBORG. 42. Route. 275
like a huge finger, is a narrow mass of granite rising from the land
that has subsided on each side of it, with its upper part worn by
glacier action into round knolls, while its base is eroded by the
breakers of the open sea. At Hoganas Ofre are carriages (5-8 kr.)
and a motor-omnibus (1 kr. each pers.; railway being constructed)
to (7 Kil.) Krapperup, with a chateau and park, and (3 Kil.) the
fishing-village of Molle (Hot. Elfverson, in an open situation, com¬
mended; H. Molleberg; H. Kullaberg; H. Corfltzon). Here we hire
a one-horse carr. (there and back 3 kr.), or walk in 1 hr., by the
Kullagard (restaur, and pens.), to the extremity of the Kullen,
crowned with the Kullafyr (lighthouse). We may also ascend the
Hoga Kulla (627 ft.), the highest point of the headland, 3/4 hr. E.
from Molle, or the Norra Ljungas (584 ft.), 35 min. N. of Molle,
both fine points of view. — In calm weather it is pleasant to row
from Molle Tound the Kullen, past several caverns in the rock, to
Arildslage (Hot.; about 13 Kil., in 3 hrs.; 4-5kr.) on the Skeldervik.
Some of the finest of the grottoes may also be reached from Molle
by land: the Josephine-Lyst (40 min.), Djupadal (40 min.), Abla-
hamn (3/4 hr.), and Arildsliige (iy4 hr.).
From Helsingborg (Cent. Stat.) to Hessleholm, 77 Kil., railway in
2-3 hrs. The line intersects the coal-field mentioned at p. 272. 3 Kil
Ramliisa, junction for Malmo and for Eslof (p. 265); 5 Kil. Ramlosabrunn
with chalybeate baths, prettily situated (Hot. Societatshus); 18 Kil. Bjuf
(branch to Billesholm, p. 272); 21 Kil. Gunnarstorp; the chateau of Vrams-
, n5nrst1S.r]P (p- 272) is seen in ,he woods to the right; 24 Kil. Astorp
(p. 212); 26 Kil. Karreberga (see below). Beyond (30 Kil.) Qoidinge (p. 272)
we cross the RSnneti. Fine view of the wooded range of the Soderas to the
right (see below). 35 Kil. Klippan, with a paper-mill, junction of branch-
lines to Skaralid, Rostanga, Billinge, and Eslof (40 Kil.; see p. 265), and bv
Ostra Ljungby (see below) to Engelholm (27 Kil.; p. 276). 65Kil. Tyrineg";
12 Kil. Fmja, on the wood-girt Finjasjo; 77 Kil. Hessleholm, see p. 266.
From Helsingborg to Jonkoping bt Vernamo, 246 Kil express in
8 hrs. (no stop for meals). To (26 Kil.) Karreberga, see above. 34 Kil.
Ostra Ljungby, junction of the line from Klippan to Engelholm. The scenery
has the Smaland character (p. 266). No important stations. 82 Kil. Mar-
karyd, where we cross the Veinge and Hessleholm railway (p. 266), lies on
the Lagaa or Lagan, whose wooded valley we now ascend. 96 Kil. Strbms-
nasbruk, with a paper-mill; 132 Kil. Ljungby (Jernvags-Hot..), on the right
bank of the Lagaa, with 1030 inhab. and several factories, where the Vis¬
landa and Halmstad line branches off (p. 266). — 153 Kil. VidSstern, at the
f^d of the lake of that name. The line skirts the W. bank of this lake
to (174 Kil.) Vernamo (Jernvags-Hot.), junction of the Halmstad and rJassio
line (p. 286), which we follow as far as (211 Kil.) Vaggeryd, and also of the
Gotenburg and Alfvesta line (p. 276). The stations towards Jonkoping are un¬
important : 333 Kil. Smalands Taberg (p. 292); 246 Kil. JsnkSping, see p 291
c. From Helsingborg by Engelholm to Gotenburg.
244 Kil. Express in 572-7y2 hrs. (two through-trains to Christiania,
P- »7), ordinary in 8V2 hrs., starting from the Harbour Station (p 273)
Views chiefly to the left. y '
The W. Coast Railway ascends by a long viaduct. To the E. of
the fertile plain rises the Soderas range. To the W. is the Kullen.
14 Kil. Kattarp, we cross the Astorp (p. 272) and Hoganas line