Spend a summer weekend in Landskrona
Landskrona is situated between Malmo and Helsingborg in southern Sweden with marvellous views over Oresund and Denmark. The sea is the central aspect of life in Landskrona, a popular destination for both sailing and water sports. Apart from this, on your holiday in Landskrona you will enjoy a charming little town centre with plenty of nice restaurants and cosy cafés.
Enjoy a daytrip from Landskrona to the beautiful island Ven, just off the coast from the town centre. Discover the famous Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe's observatory Stjarneborg, and visit some of the islands museums and art galleries to learn more about Brahe's life and discoveries. Ven also offers plenty of wonderful nature experiences, with top notch beaches and incredible vistas.
If you would rather stay on the mainline, you also have an array of sights in Landskrona to discover. The most famous landmark in the town is the Landskrona Citadel. This impressive castle is surrounded by a complicated system of moats, and gives its visitors a truly historical time travelling experience. Next to the fortress you will notice Citadellet Allotments, standing out with their beautiful blossoms and rich greenery.
A short trip north of Landskrona takes you to the well preserved Borstahusens Fiskelage, were you can get an idea of what life was like in a traditional Swedish fishing village. Borstahusen has its origins in the mid-16th century, and offers a relaxing environment in which to lay down on the grass and enjoy the lapping of the waves against the shore. If you want to spend some more time here you can book a package holiday in Landskrona with a hotel close by. In the vicinity of Borstahusen you will also find the cultural centre Pumphuset with its popular restaurant, museum and a busy event schedule all year round.
Most people who book a trip to Landskrona do so for the seaside living and the wonderful swims in the sea. You should also take the opportunity to try out some water sports if you're into active holidaying. Try wind surfing, kite surfing or jet-ski, or discover what lies beneath on a tour with a diving instructor.
Landskrona truly is one of the jewels of southern Sweden, with something to suit travellers of all ages and interests.