The Oeresund Bridge in Malmo, Sweden, was completed in the summer of 2000. The bridge connects Sweden with Denmark, and is the worlds longest bridge carrying both road and railway traffic. Crossing... more
Foteviken is an open air large replica Viking village built on the site of such a 12th C village, on which artifacts have been found. The village is on the outskirts of the town: Höllviken. It is... more
Not off the beaten path to those of you staying at Malmö Camping or bringing your own boat, but not many tourists find their way to the former fishing village which is now incorporated into Malmö... more
Sofiero Palace and Gardens is situated just north of the city of Helsingborg, about 5 km from Train Station .
The Castle built in 1865 was presented to crown prince Gustav Adolf , - became King... more
Las Vegas it aint. Not even Monaco :-) I have even put in under "off the beaten path" as it is in the city centre but not the first thing people come to Malmö for. Nevertheless, if you have some money... more
There are a couple of fun karting tracks in Malmö. There is an outdoors track approved for international competition at Lockarp, Larsbovägen (street address) which will be 1215 meters when finished in... more
Quite a new attraction (2005) has opened in Drottningtorget in the older parts of Malmö, so not off the beaten path in that aspect, but still not yet the most famous tourist destination in town. What... more
Auction houses: Crafoords (Lund & Malmö), Björnssons (Lund), etc. Weekly auctions feature everything from antiques to modern art to plain-old junk. Good way to kill an afternoon even if you don't buy... more
A statare was a poor man who provided for his family by working for lousy pay for a mansion. They worked for slave vages, so called stat. The entire family was expected to work from morning to late... more
After Liz and I spent about a week in wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen(!), we reluctantly left the delicious beers, sausages and fun behind so that we could attend a wedding in Frosunda. Where the hell...
Malmö is the largest city of Skåne, fast changing region of South Sweden which is a part of the dynamic Öresund region recently connected with the bridge.
Although with more than 250,000 inhabitants...
Once an isolated city on the southern tip of Sweden, Malmo is fast becoming a major multicultural center. With the completion of the Oresund Bridge in the year 2000 connecting Sweden to Denmark, Malmo...