Staying and dining in Skåne’s castles
If you like your food, and love your luxury, then dine at a castle in Skåne. There are more than 150 castles and manor houses in the region and many of them serve food fit for royalty. And why not try life as like a lady or lord and stay overnight?
Beaches in Skåne
White sandy beaches, the sound of seagulls and the smell of pine trees. Skåne’s beaches offer everything you can get on the Riviera but without the people.
Skåne's top activities for kids
Skåne is the go-to getaway for curious kids who enjoy romping around the countryside. Full of activities for children of all ages, enjoy Skåne’s Zoo, merry-go-rounds, medieval forts, ziplining and much more.
Midsummer in Skåne
Outdoor meals and a sun that never sets. Dancing around the maypole, eating strawberries and drinking schnapps. A traditional Swedish midsummer party is an experience that will stay with you well into the cold winter months. Come celebrate with us in the south of Sweden.
Great cafés in Skåne
Swedes call it 'fika', but you can call it that time of day you relax for a few minutes, put your feet up and enjoy great drinks served up in cool cafés and cosy gardens. From the first sip to that long-lasting tingle in your taste buds, you’ll enjoy every mouthful of great coffee on sale throughout the region.
Trolley cycling in Skåne
Cycle an old inspection trolley along the disused railway tracks through the south Swedish countryside. And take in the scenery of Skåne’s deciduous forests and landscapes as you go.
Discover Skåne's history museums
Experience 1,000-years of history from the Viking age to the wars with our Danish neighbours. Or reminisce about the 20th century. Here are Skåne’s best history museums.
Wine tastings and winery tours in Skåne
Skåne's mild climate and long growing season makes it the ideal place to grow sumptuous wines. Try wine tastings or take a guided tour at several of the local vineyards to follow the process from growing grapes, to producing crisp, complex vintages.
Parks and gardens in Skåne
Skåne is a paradise for garden-lovers. You’ll find everything from herbal gardens in medieval monasteries to romantic rose gardens and organic farms.
Camping in Skåne
From the woody hills of the north to the rolling meadows of the south, Skåne offers beautiful nature and refreshing contrasts. Set up camp and enjoy it all.
Skåne's best hotel spas
Skåne is the perfect place for that soothing, spa-hopping vacation, so pack your bags and prepare to be spoilt.
Skåne’s superb market halls
Skåne is all about tasty, sustainable and organic food. And the best place to shop for it is at one of the fantastic markets halls where you can find fresh, local produce and satisfy your taste buds all at once.
Skåne’s divine juices
Popularly known as Sweden’s Normandy, Skåne has many producers of ‘must’, the Swedish word for unsweetened, non-alcoholic drinks made from pressed apples. Drop in, learn about apple varieties and cultivation, and enjoy the sweet tastes and aromas.
Organised trips to Skåne
If you don't feel like planning, booking and arranging a trip to Skåne yourself, don't worry! There are plenty of companies that offer ready-made package trips. These specific ones are available in the UK. Enjoy!
Hike the Skåneleden trails
From dark, dense primeval forests, megalithic monuments, to the gorgeous gold of the rapeseed fields, you’ll witness stunning beauty from a whole host of fantastic locations. The Skåneleden trail offers experiences for all the senses.
Kayaking and canoeing
Paddling in the lakes and rivers of Skåne in southern Sweden brings you close to the unique, untouched Scandinavian wilderness. Enjoy different sceneries and atmospheres with your friends and family.
Deep forests, glassy lakes, soaring vistas and rolling fields are what you can expect from the northeast corner of Skåne. Go on safaris; see deer, foxes, and maybe catch a fleeting glimpse of a wild wolf in the deep, dark forest wilderness. Welcome to the wildest part of Skåne.
How to get around
The infrastructure within the Öresund region makes travelling between Sweden, Denmark and the continent fast and smooth. If you want to experience different parts of Skåne, everything is nearby and easily accessible by train, buses or car.
Home to 192 of the 250 species that breed in Sweden, Skåne is a birdwatchers’ mecca.
The south-western corner of Skåne is famous for its white beaches, crystal clear waters and quaint seaside villages along the coast. You’ll also find a real live Viking village, perfect surfing conditions and thirteen golf courses within a 40 minute drive.