DESTINATIONS sweden familjenhelsingborg
Helsingborg RegionClose your eyes. What do you see when you think about Skåne? Undulating fields of rapeseed, villages where the roads winds its way between half-timbered houses and long sandy beaches. If so, then you're quite right. But here in Northwest Skåne we have a little bit more of everything. There's drama here, too. Söderåsen features wild primeval forests and Kullaberg draws visitors who come to marvel at the precipices and caves. Welcome to the Helsingborg Family!
EventsHere is a selection of our annual events in the Helsingborg Family.
RestaurantsHere in Skåne, we´re especially proud of our excellent food - particularly our local organic produce.
GolfWe´ve never been known for our modesty. But now we are really going to brag. The fact is that Northwest Skåne has the world´s second highest concentration of golf courses. Only Florida has a higher concentration. We have 25 golf clubs and 31 courses within 40 minutes of Helsingborg. And these aren´t just any courses. The vary in character between coastal and inland, with differing degrees of difficulty to suit everyone from beginners to professionals. When you want to play a round, it is always an advantage if the course isn´t covered with snow. Snow is rare this far south in Sweden, so most courses are open all year round.
Travel to Helsingborg RegionIn this region all the distances are short. Close to everything and easy to get here. That's the right way to describe Helsingborg Family. We are located conveniently close to the E4 and E6 and train ferry and bus connections are good. We also have three airports within an hour's travel from the region: Ängelholm Helsingborg, Malmö Airport and Copenhagen Airport. Copenhagen takes you quickly. A train ride in just over an hour from Helsingborg, and presto, you are there.
Do & See
Here in northwest Skåne we have extra everything! And it's close to everything. It is close to farm shops with award winning sausages, potteries, emerald green golf courses, castles with flowering gardens, freshly baked vanilla hearts, ancient fishing villages and long Sand Beach. Welcome to our home!
Rothoffska Allotment & the Citadel
Landskrona features Sweden’s only allotment museum. This small, green painted cottage and allotment was built by the Rothoff family in 1903. The cottage is furnished in the style of the early 20th century, and there is a small exhibition about the history of the allotment. Perennial beds and roses flourish in the front garden, while…
Söderåsen - for big and small nature lovers. With its wide range of activities and experiences, Söderåsen is a perfect destination for all types of nature lovers. The landscape is very varied, with lush deciduous forests, rippling streams, breathtaking cliffs and up on the ridge a fantastic view over the surrounding landscape. Söderåsen can be…
Sydkustleden - Landskrona - Helsingborg
Length 27 km Elevation 190 m Degree of difficultyModerate At just under 17 miles with Landskrona and Helsingborg you can experience lots! From Ålabodarna in the north you will soon come to Borstahusen which is an idyll for itself! This old fishing village dating back to the 18th century has its own fish smokehouse. Here…
Deep Sea fishing in Öresund
In between Landskrona and Ven there is something unique in fishing circles. Here you can catch cod with rod, which is not possible in the Baltic Sea or on the West Coast of Sweden, Sea fishing is not only an activity for experienced recreational anglers, but also for families with children and friends who are…
S:t Petri Church
This world-famous church is an architectural masterpiece that exudes simplicity. It was designed by Sigurd Lewerentz and consecrated in 1966. It is one of Sweden’s most accomplished churches in architectural terms. The entrance can be quite hard to find, but it was deliberately built that way, to represent the difficulty of finding the gateway to…
Toy World is an experience for both kids and grown-ups. It's neither a play centre nor a traditional toy historic museum, but an amazing world built with toy exhibitions, play zone and amusement games, spooky room and fun activities. Toy World is one of a kind with its combination of minilands and showcase exhibitions. Unique…
Here, the crumbling rocks create a dramatic landscape with sea stacks, flat rocks and pebbly peaches. In the nature reserve many movies have been recorded over the years. The perhaps most film scene recorded here is when the Death is playing chess against the knight on the beachmill in Ingemar Bergman's Seventh Seal. In 2017,…
The unique island with marvellous beaches and hikes. From Torekov Harbour boats run to the island. Since 2016 there is a hostel for anyone who wishes to spend the night on the island and experience rocks warmed by the sun at dusk and early morning walks in the magic-looking alder marches.
At the far end of the Bjäre Peninsula you will find Torekov, the place to be during the summer which attracts a lot of summer guests every year. Torekov is not only a place to visit during the summer, the other seasons are at least as pleasant and beautiful as the summer, from the colorful…
The diversity of nature, along with a large number of cultural heritage in forest and land, makes The Hallandsås ridge on the south west coast of Sweden an exciting destination for everyone, whether you wander, bike or travel in other ways.
The gardens of Norrviken
The park lies a couple of kilometres west of Båstad. The gardens and buildings were established by Rudolf Abelin in the early 1900s and were recently restored. In the park there are a restaurant, a café and tours in the park. The park is absolutely perfect for a day trip, where you can enjoy a…
Birgit Nilsson Museum
Sweden’s most famous international opera singer, Birgit Nilsson (1918-2005) is both a global celebrity and a national treasure. “La Nilsson” was the 20th century’s leading dramatic soprano and a legendary interpreter of the works of Wagner. The Birgit Nilsson Museum is housed in her childhood home in Svenstorp near Båstad, and is an ordinary Swedish…
Dunkers Culture House
Discover cool culture at Dunkers culture house in Helsingborg. Dunkers stands on the water´s edge in Helsingborg. There are plenty of things to see and do for visitors of all ages, all under one roof. There’s an art gallery, exhibitions about local history and cultural history, a music stage, theatre, dance and various activities for…
Bike ride on Ven
Ven is the legendary island where astronomer Tycho Brahe’s spirit lives on and pink mallow sways in the ditch banks. Bring your bike, or rent one, and experience the island from the saddle. You own the skies and the sea as you pedal along at a leisurely pace. The climate is so mild that durum…
Guided tour on the Rönne River
Join us aboard the Laxen for a guided sightseeing tour of Ängelholm! The tour will take you along the river Rönne, Skåne’s Amazon, as it meanders through the city centre. The trip with Laxen (Swedish for salmon) departs from the landing stage at the centrally located City Hall and passes under many bridges on its…
Helsingborg Concert Hall
The Concert Hall is a functional building with acclaimed acoustics and a wide range for both Young and old people with artistic elite, consert hall chorus and not least Helsingborgs own symphony. Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra holds regular concerts in the house where you play both older and more modern classical works. Several invited artists often…
Wherever you look in Skåne, you’re bound to see a horse. This is our favourite beast of all. There are many different breeds of horse, and plenty of places where you can ride. As well as the sheer joy of riding, getting up on horseback is a perfect way of coming into close contact with…
Helsingborg City Theatre
Helsingborg City Theatre operates since 1921 theatrical activities primarily in Helsingborg, but the theater also has a large regional responsibility, as seen through tours in southern Sweden, above all in Skåne.
Kangaroos and chattering parrots can be found at Helsingborg zoo. The park is an oasis, with exotic plants, 500 colourful birds, lemurs, prairie dogs and snakes, as well as rabbits and guinea pigs to pet. Some of the animals roam free - so keep an eye open for monkeys in the trees. Walk through the…
The Swedish Railway Museum
Come and see the developement of railways on our large model railway with a slide show, covering their history from horse-drawn freight wagons to today´s high speed trains. Or take a ride in the locomotive simulator, Locomotion. Everyone, from children till advanced technicians, will certainly find something interesting at the museum. If you come in…
Explore the nature and the culture by bike! For the first time in Sweden you can do this on a internationall cycling trail. It is 370 kilometres long, almost free from cars, with unique seaside locations and goes from Helsingborg in the south to Gothenburg in the north, all the way through Halland. Kattegattleden is…
The Tycho Brahe museum
The Tycho Brahe Museum lies in the middle of Ven, housed in the decertified Allhelgonakyrkan (All Saints Church). The museum tells the story of astronomer Tycho Brahe’s life and scientific achievements using archaeological finds, film, models and multimedia. The site also contains the remains of Brahe’s underground observatory he named Stjärneborg (Star Castle) and a…
Welcome to hike in the Helsingborg Region. You have a lot of routes to choose among and beautiful nature to experience. Kullaleden Kullaleden is one section of the Skåneleden Trail SL 5 around the Kullen peninsula from Helsingborg to Utvälinge. Kullaleden is 70 km long, and offers a great variety of experiences along the way.…
North Harbour, Helsingborg
North Harbour has a very continental feel, it is a relatively new district with a beautiful quayside promenade lined by restaurants.
The River Rönne winds its way through the countryside from Lake Ringsjön to the sea at Ängelholm. This stretch is 85 kilometres long, and you can paddle your way along through almost tropical scenery, and past areas with rich cultural traditions and towns. The peaceful journey is occasionally punctuated with rapids. There are plenty of…
The Homestead Park - Hembygdsparken
The Homestead Park in Ängelholm is an oasis for the whole family. The park has a zoo with swedish animals. 5 museums, which is open during the summer. A big playground for young children, inn and stage performances in summer. Ice-cream stall. Free entrance.
Sancta Maria Church
The oldest Church in the city, dating back to the 14th Century, nestles attractively in the small Square Mariatorget. It's a beautiful gothic brick Church, which originally was actually ine of Denmark´s biggest city churches. Step inside an let the Church tell you its incredible history.
With its romantic grounds, Sofiero Palace makes for a popular destination. The grounds are perhaps best known for their unparalleled rhododendrons, with an incredible 5,000 bushes bursting into flower in the spring. The fairytale of Sofiero began in 1864, when Crown Prince Oskar and his wife Sophia had their summer residence built here. In 1905,…
Tropikariet in Helsingborg
The rain forest at Tropikariet in Helsingborg features many free-roaming animals. Monkeys and lemurs come close enough to touch. Flying foxes sweep past. Pet the marine animals and let the doctor fish clean your hands. (Don´t worry - the snakes, spiders and poison dart frogs are all kept safely behind glass!) Tropikariet is home to…
When the seabirds circle and dive, it’s a sure sign that there are porpoises driving the fish up to the surface. Porpoises look like dolphins, and are one of the smallest toothed whales at just 1.5 metres long. They live a fairly anonymous existence down in the depths, but you can now get the chance…
Upzone is an experience for all of you that likes to exercise, push the limits of yourself but foremost likes to have fun. Up among the treetops you can challenge yourself and others on four different courses with different difficulties. In our parks you can ride the zip line, balance on logs, climb in nets…
The Continent? Yes, you read that right. Geographically, northwest Skåne is part of Continental Europe. Hallandsås and Söderåsen mark the border between the Scandinavian and Continental plates, and the landscape is thickly wooded. The sea ensures a marine climate. Grapes thrive in the Skåne soil and with the long growing season. They are used to…
The factory makes traditional stoneware out of clay from its own land. At Wallåkra, you can experience the whole process of making stoneware – from clay deposit to turning and burning to final product. There is also a lovely shop in connection to the old kiln. The premises are also home to a restaurant in…
Take the little ones on board the ‘Pyttetåget’ train to Ängelholm Hembygdspark (local history park) and back again. The park is home to a zoo, with swedish animals, and a play area for younger children.
Café Albertsgården truly defines how a pure Scanian café should look like. The farm is a Scanian three-divided farmhouse from the 1800s. The farm was bought by Albert and Anna Olofsson 1943 and Albert is the man who the farm is named after. Today it is their granddaughter Diana who runs the café. The homemade…
Ice Cream And Waffel Stall In The Homestead Park
In the ice cream and waffel stall in the Homestead Park there is a large selection of ice creame. You can also enjoy a cup of coffe and a waffel with crem and jam.
Pumpans Café & restaurang
Under the lush oak trees of the Pumpkin Café, you can relax in our garden and enjoy our mediterranean inspired, vegetarian,mostly organic cuisine. Our pizzas are menu favorites. Breads and cakes are baked with flour from our own stonemill, and we use natural sweeteners such as maple syrup and raw sugar. Our homemade apple juice…
The ingredients and the service is in focus at Café Étoile, giving you an positive experience in a cozy environment with high comfort. Enjoy freshly squeezed juices, healthy salads and other lunch alternatives!
Ebbas Fik won the title of Sweden’s best cafe in 2010 and is great fun for those who appreciate 1950s design. You will be impressed by the decor. Every detail, from vinyl furniture and the jukebox to the smallest coffee spoon, is from that era. The cafe serves freshly ground coffee, hearty sandwiches, fresh salads,…
Ransvik, in the Kullaberg Nature Reserve, way out on the Kulla Peninsula, is one of the most scenic places in Sweden. Mighty ocean waves roll in just a few metres from Ransvik Havsveranda, where guests have a front-row view of paradise.
An institution in the city’s café culture. Offers a traditional range of bread, cakes and sandwiches. Pleasant indoor area and the summer’s best location for sitting outdoors. The Danish pastries are fabulous.
Fika på Torpet
Fika på Torpet is located on the slopes of Hallandsåsen above Västersjön. Here you can enjoy coffee and homemade goods in a lovely environment. The woodlands around the café has a lot of history and are great for a hike.
Flickorna Lundgren på Skäret
Great coffee house and restaurant located in the small village of Skäret, between Arild and Jonstorp, on the beautiful Kullahalvön peninsula.
Konditori Centrum Ängelholm
Konditori Centrum Ängelholm sell inviting pastries such as bread, cookies, cakes and homemade ice-cream. Everything comes from the well-known bakery in Munka-Ljungby.
Mölle Krukmakeri and Café
At the foot of Kullaberg, in the small village of Mölle, you can find Möllle Krukmakeri and Café which stands for the irrational, the slow and perhaps somewhat recalcitrant. Besides the ceramics workshop, there is also a café. This little café serves thousands of guests every year, and what's served is simply odd beautiful music…
Nisses patisserie started in 1936 and got its name after the founder Nils Sandberg. Everything that is sold in the store is baked by hand in our own bakery. We choose the best raw materials and do not add any preservatives or additives. We offer our customers a wide range of traditional products with high…
In the most beautiful rural locations, in the middle of nowhere Milles Boutique attracts loads of tourists and locals every year. Maybe it's the gravel roads that draw people attention. Or it might be the homemade ice cream, or the homemade scones with buttercream and jam? Either way, this place is perfect with or without…
Zoégas Café & Shop
A gem for all coffee lovers. The coffee grinder has been turning in the shop window since 1931. None of the interior fittings have been touched since then. Shop fittings in mahogany, marble floor, beautiful brass details, coffee-grinders and a beautifully painted ceiling.