Things to do in and around Skåne
Whether you are based at or visiting Lund University's campus in Lund, Malmö or Helsingborg, there is plenty to see and do in the southern Swedish region of Skåne.
Top attractions in Skåne
In addition to a wide range of cafés, bars, restaurants, shopping centres and cultural and sporting activities, Skåne and the surrounding areas offer a number of tourist attractions.
The Visit Skåne website is a good starting point for discovering what Skåne has to offer. It has lots of information about cities, towns and regions, how to get around and what to do in Skåne.
The links below take you to visitskane.com:
- Your official guide to Skåne
- Southwest Skåne
- Southeast Skåne
- Central Skåne
- Northwest Skåne
- Northeast Skåne
Lund, Malmö and Helsingborg
There are many exciting places to visit and things to do in the three cities where Lund University's campuses are located.
Visit Lund has compiled a number of useful tips and highlights for those visiting or living in Lund. These highlights include the beautiful Botanical Garden, the impressive Lund Cathedral and several interesting museums.
The links below take you to visitlund.se:
As Sweden's third largest city with a population of around 350 000, Malmö has a lot to offer in terms of activities and places of interest. The Visit Malmö website is a good starting point for exploring the city.
The links below take you to visitmalmo.se:
Visit Helsingborg has listed the main attractions in Helsingborg on its website. Examples include the Sofiero Castle with its beautiful gardens, Dunker's Cultural Centre (Dunkers kulturhus) and the central historic building 'The Core' (Kärnan).
The links below take you to visithelsingborg.se:
Copenhagen and Helsingör in Denmark
Skåne is part of the Greater Copenhagen area – also known as the Öresund Region. Copenhagen is the capital city of Denmark.
There are regular trains between Copenhagen and Malmö, Lund and Helsingborg. It takes less than an hour to get to the centre of Copenhagen from Lund and Malmö.
From Helsingborg you can also take a 20-minute ferry to the historic port city of Helsingör in Denmark.
The link below takes you to visitcopenhagen.com: