Helsingborg

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Helsingborg featuring cruising, a city and a bay or harbour

Are you planning a trip to Helsingborg? You can look forward to a large dose of culture, nature and history in this gorgeous coastal city, where you will find a bit of everything.

A weekend trip to Helsingborg will offer a fascinating experience with culture, nature and history. Visit important historic buildings, go for a picnic in one of the city’s many public parks and soak up the sun on a lovely sandy beach.

Helsingborg is one of the oldest cities in the Nordic region. The name 'Helsingborg' is derived from an old word meaning 'neck', referring to the neck-like strait between the Danish town of Elsinore and Helsingborg. Don't miss going for a day trip to the charming town in Denmark. There is a regular ferry service from Helsingborg, and you cross the strait in about 20 minutes.

If history is your thing, don't miss the medieval watchtower Karnan, which has come to symbolise the city. Here you can take in an amazing view, and on a clear day you can even spot Malmo's Turning Torso and the Oresund Bridge. Make sure you stop by Sofiero castle to admire the marvellous surrounding garden, and Fredriksdal Museums and Gardens, where you can explore an open air museum and a historic town centre.

At the city's famous culture centre Dunkers Kulturhus you can always expect spectacular cultural events. The architecturally magnificent culture centre offer interesting art exhibitions all year round. If you're tempted by Swedish fashion and trends, you can do some shopping on the pedestrianised street Kullagatan. After a long day of sightseeing you can lean back and relax with a musical performance at Helsingborg's concert hall.

Helsingborg is easily accessible by car, bus, train and boat. There are direct trains that will take you from Copenhagen Airport to Helsingborg city centre in just an hour. Stretch your legs with a bike trip along Kattegattleden bike trail, which ends in Gothenburg. You won't need to venture that far to find lots to see, eat and experience, though.

The city has an astonishing selection of pubs and restaurants, so you are sure never to run out of new options during your stay in Helsingborg.

Clarion Grand Hotel
Clarion Grand Hotel
4 out of 5
Stortorget 8-12, Helsingborg, 252 23
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £107 per night from 5 Jun to 6 Jun
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Helsingborg. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (977 reviews)
"Overall I a very satisfied with my stay"

Reviewed on 3 May 2022

Clarion Grand Hotel
The Vault Hotel, WorldHotels Crafted
The Vault Hotel, WorldHotels Crafted
4 out of 5
Stortorget 20, Helsingborg, 252 23
The price is £114 per night from 12 Jun to 13 Jun
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Helsingborg. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a 24-hour health club. Our guests praise the breakfast and the ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (930 reviews)
Great hotel in a great location
"The hotel is beautiful and in a fantastic location. There are many great restaurants around, plenty of shops and parts of the city to explore. The rooms themselves are incredibly comfortable… the beds are quite literally heaven. Overall a brilliant hotel experience."

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2021

The Vault Hotel, WorldHotels Crafted
Clarion Hotel Sea U
Clarion Hotel Sea U
4 out of 5
Kungsgatan 1, Helsingborg, 25221
The price is £112 per night from 29 May to 30 May
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Helsingborg. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a rooftop terrace. Popular attractions Helsingborg North Harbor ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (579 reviews)
"The Sea U is a wonderful property in a beautiful location. The staff was very friendly and helpful and the room was comfortable."

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2022

Clarion Hotel Sea U
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Platypus Penthouse Honeymoon Suite
Platypus Penthouse Honeymoon Suite
3 out of 5
Inspektörsgatan 4, Helsingborg, 252 27
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly apartment in Helsingborg. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a garden. Popular attractions Gustav Adolf Church and Olympiastadion ...
4/5 Very Good! (11 reviews)
En enkel okej lägenhet
"En takvågning som låg längst upp i huset. Sista trappan var mycket brant. Att stanna i denna lägnehet ngn natt bo är helt okej. Lugnt och stillsamt. Denna lägenhet passar 2 personer. Allt hänger på vilken komfort man eftersträva. Men en okej lägenhet."

Reviewed on 8 Feb 2022

Platypus Penthouse Honeymoon Suite
Företagsbostäder Larmvägen
Företagsbostäder Larmvägen
3.5 out of 5
Larmvägen 15, Helsingborg, 254 56
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in Helsingborg. Enjoy free WiFi, a balcony and a flat-screen TV. Popular attractions Idrottens Hus Stadium and Olympiastadion ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Underbart
"Helt fantastiskt boende. Nybyggt för ett riktigt bra pris."

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2020

Företagsbostäder Larmvägen
Hotel Tornet
Hotel Tornet
3 out of 5
Bergaliden 21, Helsingborg, 25223
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Helsingborg. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful ...
4/5 Very Good! (487 reviews)
Tornet Hotel
"No housekeeping, dirty hallways. Common areas and hallways looked like a correctional facility, breakfast awful. More like a refugee facility claiming to be a hotel"

Reviewed on 11 Jul 2020

Hotel Tornet
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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