12 amazing farm shops
Locally cultivated organic specialties such as cheese, fish, vegetables, fruit jams and juices are sold in farm shops and food stores across the region. Here’s a selected list of farm shops and markets you shouldn't miss.
The Hovs Hallar Coastline
Revel in the stark beauty of Hovs Hallar, the steepest coastal part of the Bjäre peninsula. Explore the rocky beaches and caves, laze on your own sun-warmed rock, or take in the magical views towards the bay of Laholm.
The must-see list for design lovers
Light wood, crisp colours, functional design and understated elegance. Whether you are looking for a new sofa or a couple of new tea cups, Scandinavian design brings a unique touch of minimalism to your interior.
Contemporary Art museums
Skåne’s contemporary art museums spawn creativity, ignites minds, and provides inspiration. With extraordinary exhibitions full of modern and contemporary art, they fuel conversations between the past and the present, the established and the experimental.
Stay in a castle
You might not be royalty, but it doesn’t stop you from staying in a castle. Try being Lord of the Manor for a few days at one of the castles in Skåne. Full of fairytale charms, beautiful gardens, corridors full of age-old intrigue, and the odd resident ghost, you shouldn’t miss the magic of castle living.
Quirky and unique museums
When you travel to a new place, it's always good to check out some of the local museums. And when you've had your fill of art, science, and history, it's also good to check out some of the lesser known museums - places that are full of oddities, peculiarities, and downright weirdness.
Built in 1499 as a residence for a Danish knight and his family, this is Sweden’s best preserved medieval chateau. Enjoy a guided tour in the secret passages and features designed to keep out unwanted guests (not you), or try your hand at using the old tools in the courtyard – Medieval DIY.
Dine at a castle
You might not be royalty, but it doesn’t stop you from dining in a castle. Sit down, fix your napkin and await haut cuisine set among high ceilings and majestic settings where polished silver cutlery is beautifully lined up on both sides of your plate.
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.
Söderåsen National Park
Söderåsen National Park is an area of virgin forests, soaring cliffs and precipices that plunge into rocky ravines that create dramatic scenery.
Stenshuvud National Park
Sweden's southernmost national park on the east coast of Skåne offers delightful hiking trails viewpoints over the sea, a white sandy beach and beautiful apple orchards.
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.
Hotels with a view
Tired of staying at traditional big-city hotels? Let these incredible vistas will make your hotel stay the best part of your trip.
Living history museums
Experience Skåne’s rich historic heritage with the characters who lived it. Travel back in time and experience the historic architecture, recreated cultural settings and costumed interpretation.
7 great animal adventures
Go on a porpoise-safari, alpaca-trekking or visit the world’s biggest zoo for Scandinavian animals. We've listed the most awesome places in Skåne where you can meet our four-legged and winged friends.
Go canoeing or fishing on Lake Immeln's crystal clear waters. With lots of bays and over 200 islands, you'll be spoilt for choice on where to set up camp and spend your night.
Kullaberg Nature Reserve
Enjoy the dramatic views of steep cliffs rising from the sea and rocky outcrops on the ridge above. With breathtaking slopes and expansive views over Öresund and Kattegatt – Kullaberg Nature Reserve on the Kullahalvön peninsula won't let you down.