Top historic sites
From age old petroglyphs and viking remains, to medieval strongholds and churches. Skåne is filled with fascinating historical landmarks where you can learn more about the past and lose yourself in the tales about our ancestors.
Castles & Strongholds
See how the rich people of Skåne lived from the Middle Ages until today. The wealthy Danish nobility built strongholds and castles here before Skåne became Swedish. Enjoy a castle visit that reveals fascinating stories within their thick walls.
Back to the Viking Age in Skåne
Skåne has some of the most important settlements of the Viking Age. Visit Sweden's only reconstructed Viking city, see famous rune stones, try the Viking market and watch fierce Viking battles.
Discover Skåne's history museums
Experience a 1,000-year old history - from the Viking Age at year 800 to the dramatic relations with the Danish neighbours and reminisce back to the 20th century. Here is a collection of the best history museums Skåne has to offer.
Built in 1499 as a residence for a Danish knight and his family, Glimmingehus is Sweden’s best-preserved medieval chateau. Take a guided tour in the secret passages and survey the features designed to keep out unwanted guests.