A region for culture lovers
Skåne’s friendly atmosphere attracts pleasure-seekers from all over the world to experience the peaceful nature and well-preserved cultural treasures. And it’s not only today that people flock to Sweden’s southernmost region: even the Danish nobility appreciated the delights of Skåne. Many villages, towns and cities in the region have Danish influences from before the 17th century. Historic monuments, medieval churches and picture-book villages in the Rennaissance style can also be found here – so every culture lover will get their money’s worth!
A region for nature lovers
With just 1.2 million inhabitants on an area of around 11,000 square kilometres, the region is far away from the hustle and bustle and offers enough space to take in the beautiful surroundings. Idyllic grasslands, lush forests and crystal clear blue lakes are broken up by the wild sea lashing against the steep rocky cliffs.
By the way: The widespread and lush forests provide a light an airy atmosphere in Skåne. This makes any athletes heart beat faster. Feel the fresh breeze on Skåne during an active holiday, nothing stands in your way.
A region for cosmopolitans
In addition to the culturally rich treasures and untouched nature which you find in the rural parts of Skåne, you’ll find vibrant and varied metropolises influenced by their proximity to both Copenhagen and mainland Europe and mingled with Swedish customs. This is also reflected in the gastronomy. Malmö, the capital of Skåne, has more pubs and restaurants per inhabitant than any other major city in the country. From traditional Swedish cuisine to Spanish tapas culture, foodies will find all they need in Skåne.
Sweden’s west coast
The cycle tour of Sweden’s West Coast starts in Helsingborg in the middle of the Skåne region. The cycle path stretches along the beach promenade past picturesque fishing villages to Gothenburg, the second largest city in Sweden. There are culinary highlights: the many fish and seafood specialities. The incomparable Nordic charm makes this tour a paradise for leisure cyclists.
Starting in Stockholm, active holiday-makers cycle along the beautiful west coast of Sweden, all the way to the Skåne region and on to Denmark. In addition to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Drottingholm Palace, the Stockholm-Copenhagen cycle tour takes you past impressive nature reserves, breath taking bays and harbours. Eurobike is the gateway to the most beautiful parts of Sweden.