A holiday in Skåne is something you don't want to miss! In our southernmost landscape, you can enjoy long sandy beaches, vast seas and green beech forests. You can also experience beautiful castles, historical sights and cosy vineyards.

Holidays in Skåne

On the eastern side of Skåne, you can travel around Österlen, among apple orchards and restaurants serving food made from local produce. On the western side, you can explore the Kulla and Bjäre peninsulas, which offer everything from nature reserves and caves to vineyards and boat trips.

Skåne is also home to a number of exciting cities such as Malmö, Lund, Helsingborg, Landskrona and Ystad. In Malmö, you can experience everything from Malmöhus Castle to street art, while Helsingborg offers wonderful destinations such as Sofiero Castle and the open-air museum Fredriksdal.

Tips for your holiday in Skåne

Semester i Skåne

38 things to do in Skåne

Sunbathing and swimming, seeing beautiful castles, eating local delicacies or visiting historical sights? Here you will find tips for activities and experiences during your holiday in Skåne.

Good to know before your holiday in Skåne

Here you will find information and things to know before your holiday in Skåne.

Accommodation in Skåne

  • Hotels, cottages and hostels: There are many different types of accommodation around Skåne. For example, you can find tips on unique accommodation at Visit Skåne's website.
  • Camping and caravanning sites: There are plenty of campsites and caravan parks, many of which are scenic. Please note that it can get crowded in high season. Read more about campsites and pitches in Skåne here.
  • Free camping: You can free camp with a motorhome as long as you follow laws and local regulations, but in Österlen and around the Bjäre Peninsula there are many no-go signs.

Food and drink in Skåne

  • Regional courts: Brännesnuda, egg cake or slow-cooked pork belly with carrot puree.
  • Delicacies: Browse local products in all of Skåne's farm shops!
  • Desserts: Try spettekaka or Scanian gingerbread.
  • Drinks: Apple cider is worth trying in Skåne, as is wine at any of the various Swedish vineyards in Skåne.

Activities in Skåne

  • Nature: Hiking, cycling, golf and sun and swimming
  • Culture: Art and galleries
  • History: Castles, museums, churches, homesteads and shipyards.
  • For children: Swimming, camping and open-air museums

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