The smallest little chapel I've come across in Sweden! Not always open but can be admired from the outside too of course. It is probably from the 16th century and built by fishermen who wanted somewhere to pray. Craftsmen, but not church builders, have built it. Only drowned persons found in Arild are buried in the little cemetary outside.
Seaside art! Or is it? These are the most controversial pieces of art in Sweden. Built by drift wood, Nimis was constructed without any permission and on private land. The landowner and the county council has fought the artist but so far, Nimis is still standing and has now got company in the shape of Arx (made of concrete). They are both standing on the shore and you have a steep climb from Himmelsgården cultural farm to reach them. Once there, you can climb around in both Nimis and Arx as they are huge, and then give your own verdict. Is this art? Is it cool? The artist and his followers have created their own "nation state" Ladonia in the area (see Local tips).
A typical half timbered Skåne farm build around a yard. Today, it is used for cultural events and you would be especially lucky to be here for Midsummer, the great Swedish celebration. There is a permanent exhibition on farming through the centuries and it is a generally nice place to bring your family and see what life was like in the old days.
Gorgeous local food in a beautiful surrounding. I really recommend a walk around the premises as is it so beautiful. they cook traditional swedish food that is lovely.
Favorite Dish: Everything with their home-grown herbs.
As haussed up as this place is in Swedish tourist circles, I was still impressed once I got here! The sisters Lundgren (who started the cafe when they thought they would otherwise have to sell the farm) no longer run the place, but one of their son's do. He has stuck to the old success formula and coach loads come here from all over the country to try the vanilla hearts and other great cakes and cookies. The vanilla hearts have become particularly famous since they were the old king's favourite. He used to come here a lot on his way to Sofiero Castle outside Helsingborg. I would personally come for the strawberry lemonade on its own! Had to buy a bottle and treasure it for weeks before it disappeared. It is not cheap to stop here as you will want to try a lot and they know good business and will charge you extra for their reputation. It's worth every crown though. The staff serve you in old time aprons in the now extended, and very nice garden, and with a glass of water with your coffee. Afterwards, you can take your children to see their snoring pig or the goats in the fields beyond. Idyllic - just don't try to come during Midsummer weekend as then the place is full, full and full.
Favorite Dish: Strawberry lemonade!
The easiest way to get to Arild is by car, as you drive from either Mölle or Höganäs and then Jonstorp. It is however possible to go by bus from Höganäs bus station (easy to reach from Helsingborg) several times a day.
By Car (Bridge or Ferry)
The Oresund Bridge from Copenhagen is the fastest way to cross the sound. You can also choose ferries from Helsingör, Denmark to Helsingborg. From Germany there are ferries from Travemünde, Sassnitz and Rostock to Trelleborg. Poland.
Artist Vilks and friends had enough of being chased for illegally building Nimis and Arx on the rocky shores north west of Arild and have created an independent state of Ladonia, with Nimis and Arx as the main cities, their own national hymn and so on. Taxes are paid by giving away some of your creativity! Read more at the website below.
As elsewhere on the Kullaberg peninsula, cliffs are very steep and you should take particular care if with small children.