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Lund & Malmö: Guided Tour of 2 Countries in One Day

1. Lund & Malmö: Guided Tour of 2 Countries in One Day

Take a guided day trip from Copenhagen to the historic cities of Malmo and Lund in neighboring Sweden. Visit Hamlet's Castle, enjoy free time in Helsingør, take a boat ride across the Øresund, and explore the Lund Cathedral, before shopping in Malmo. Start your day of adventure by meeting your local guide in front of the Grand Hotel. After a short meet and greet, hop aboard your comfortable vehicle and set off on your day trip. Start your tour with a visit to Hamlet's Castle. Shortly after, take a scenic drive down the coastal road of Strandvejen and arrive in the charming old town of Helsingør, also known as Elsinor. Enjoy free time to stroll the streets of this beautiful city before boarding a boat to Sweden.  Set sail across the Øresund, traveling to the shores of Sweden. Upon arrival in Sweden, drive down the picturesque country roads to the ancient city of Lund. Visit the Lund Cathedral. Behind the Cathedral there is a chance to explore the tiny streets with houses that date back to the 1700s. Continue with a trip to Malmö with free time to do some shopping. With Sweden's lower purchase taxes this a great place to get bargains on goods to take home with you. End your tour back in Copenhagen, passing by the impressive Øresund Bridge on the return journey.

Copenhagen: Tour Across the Øresund Bridge to Lund and Malmö

2. Copenhagen: Tour Across the Øresund Bridge to Lund and Malmö

Admire the impressive Øresund Bridge, one of the longest bridges in Europe, as you journey from Copenhagen to Sweden. Discover the historical city of Lund, and use your time how you please in Malmö, Sweden's third-largest city. Begin your tour at the Hotel Astoria in Copenhagen, and travel across Øresund Bridge. Make your way to Lund, a city so old it dates at least until the Viking Age. Discover Lund Cathedral, whose construction was finished in 1145, and explore the tiny, cobblestoned streets surrounding it. Then, travel back down south to Malmö, and decide how you will spend your time. Find your bearings with your guide in the biggest square in Malmö, Stortorget, which appropriately means Big Square. Dine in a selection of Malmö's most popular restaurants in Lilletorget, or Little Square, located just behind Stortoget. Enjoy the Parisian feel, and see some historic buildings and a vintage telephone box. Or, head towards the north-west side of Stortoget to reach Sodergatan, Malmö's main shopping street and pedestrian walkway. Shop in the department store, Ahlens, or in many other quality clothing shops. Check out Stora Nygatan at the far end of Sodergatan too, as here you'll find the Hansa shopping mall. If culture is more your thing, take your pick from a selection of museums. Get a feel for the contemporary at Malmö Modern Art Museum, or dive into history at the Malmö Natural History Museum. The latter is located at Malmöhus Castle, which dates from the Renaissance and is also host to the Malmö Art Museum, whose collection spans the 16th to 20th centuries. Finally, marvel at the Turning Torso in Malmö, the tallest building in Scandinavia, before returning to Copenhagen. Please note that it is not possible to enter the Turning Torso, and entrance to the museums in Malmö is not included in the tour. 

Malmö: Highlights Self-Guided Old Town Walking Tour

3. Malmö: Highlights Self-Guided Old Town Walking Tour

The tour starts at the train station and takes you first to a very popular photo spot in Malmö, the lighthouse, before heading to Malmö's oldest building, St. Peter's Church, and on to Malmö City Theatre. The theatre hall is particularly worth seeing, as it was built as a hippodrome back in 1899. The tour continues through historic shopping arcades to the historic Stortorget market square, before heading to the town hall and on to the heart of Gamla Staden, Malmö's old town. Life pulsates here, as Lilla Torg is also a popular entertainment venue. You'll visit Gustav, a popular square for locals and tourists, before looking at shoes on a bridge and visiting a cat on a staircase. Continue along a canal to Malmöhus Castle before the tour ends near the starting point. At the tour stops, there are entertaining tasks to solve and fun questions to answer. Who knows, for example, what ... but no, we won't tell you yet! The tour is a great way to get outside and discover new things with family, friends or on your own. It's like being shown Malmö by a good friend. Many anecdotes will enrich your walk through the city. You can start the tour at any time and as often as you like in the browser of a smartphone. On site or even from the comfort of your sofa. Enjoy your time in Malmö! *** Good to know *** You will receive the link to start the tour in an email directly after booking.

From Copenhagen: Malmö Self-Guided Tour w/ Transport Tickets

4. From Copenhagen: Malmö Self-Guided Tour w/ Transport Tickets

Discover two countries in just one day with this self-guided tour, "Copenhagen - Malmö 1day " Are you in Denmark with a few hours left and have no plans what to do? Take the opportunity to extend your trip to come and visit Sweden. The tour is very flexible, you start the tour in the morning or afternoon in Copenhagen, by bus the journey begins over the iconic Øresund bridge. The bustickets will be send as a E-ticket by SMS and email. Upon arrival in Malmö, you have 2 alternatives to choose from, on how you want to be exploring Malmö on your own. The starting point is at Centralplan 10 in the Centralstation in Malmö, and this is where we you get tips about places to see and distribution of the tickets and bikes, this must be picked up before 4 PM, we recommend to come to our office when you arrive in Malmö. Option 1: Get a 24-hour bus ticket to go around Malmö by the local city buses. Option 2: Get around in the city by bike. When you are ready, discovering all the wonders of Malmö you decide yourself when you want to go back, the trains back depart until midnight. A traditional Swedish fika can be added on to the package. Places that a are nice to visit: Turning Torso Ribersborg kallbadhus Little Square, Lilla torg Malmöhus Castle Moderna Museet Malmö Live concert hall St. Peters church

Malmö: City Exploration Trail

5. Malmö: City Exploration Trail

Embark on an interactive discovery experience as you explore the charming city of Malmö. Open the web app and start the challenge from Södra Förstadsgatan. From there you will wind you way through the historic center of Malmö, learn about the coffee culture in Sweden and wonder through the Kungsparken, the oldest park in town. Curious facts: Get to know more about the city, discover the secrets of the main attractions, and learn about curious facts that you won't read elsewhere. Find monuments and hidden secrets: Our local creator created an interactive walk through the city. Cryptic indications make you wind through the cities streets, inviting you to pay attention to details which you usually won't notice. Once you've arrived at the next stop, you will have to solve a question: open your eyes and mind and use your location to find the right answer! Enjoy: While doing this discovery trail, you will get to know the city from another point of view. Even locals discover new facts while doing secret city trails! Sharpen your senses and appreciate the most wonderful (and little) details around you. Whether you know Malmö or have just started exploring here, get a perspective on the discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.

Malmö: 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

6. Malmö: 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Meet your guide at Malmö Central Station. From there, visit the medieval part of the city and hear stories about Malmö Castle, and the two important parks of Kungsparken and Slottsparken. Afterward, head to the Ribersborg Beach and learn how Malmö's locals enjoy the beach. From the beach, admire amazing views of the Ørensund Bridge that connects Denmark and Sweden. Learn about what happened between Denmark and Sweden and how Denmark once lost the southern part of Sweden. Conclude your tour exploring one of the most modern and greenest neighborhoods in Malmo, Västra Hamnen.

Copenhagen: Full-Day Trip to Malmö with Swedish Lunch

7. Copenhagen: Full-Day Trip to Malmö with Swedish Lunch

Explore Malmö, where design, sustainability, and a relaxed lifestyle stand out. Immerse yourself in the culture, history, gastronomy and lifestyle of the city. Cross the Öresund Bridge, and visit Gamla Väster, St. Peter’s Church, Malmö Castle, Turning Torso, Malmö City Library, and more. Hop on a train from Copenhagen with your private guide and reach Malmö is just 45 minutes. Explore the corners and squares of Gamla Väster, the old town, and heart of Malmö. Visit St. Peter’s Church, a gothic gem built in the 14th century. Take a walk around the charming Stortorget and Lillatorg squares and meet the amusing Optimist Orchestra. Enjoy a break and taste Swedish cuisine. Have lunch in a charming restaurant while your local host tells you about the history of the city. Then, visit the Malmö Castle, the oldest surviving Renaissance fortress in the Nordic region. Walk through its gardens. Get to know the Old Slottsmollan Windmill. Admire 2 buildings that reflect the perfect harmony between modern and ancient architecture, The Turning Torso and the Malmö City Library. Take a walk with your guide through the wonderful gardens of the Old Cemetery. Stop to enjoy Swedish pastries and a coffee before walking through the canals of this wonderful city. After concluding the tour, enjoy the train ride back across the bridge with the memory of this Nordic treasure in your mind.

Malmö: Self-Guided Food Tour

8. Malmö: Self-Guided Food Tour

There is no better way than to discover a new city through its cuisine and food. Taste the whole world in Malmö, walk along the streets and discover everything from authentic Swedish food to dishes from other countries. Visit some of Malmö's most central locations and expand your knowledge of the city's background, while getting the chance to try different local taste sensations. The tasting tour includes stops where you will get to try a real Swedish coffee and locally caught fish from Fiskehoddorna. You will meet friendly staff at all our tasting stops where they tell you a short story about the food and their business. Explore 4 wonderful food stops where most of the food is produced locally with organic options. Use the information booklet that will be given to you at the start of the tour as a guide along your journey. Please notify us with information about special requirements. Such as information about certain dietary restrictions. (Vegetarian, Milk protein, Vegan. etc)

Malmö: City Highlights Express Walking Tour with a Local

9. Malmö: City Highlights Express Walking Tour with a Local

You only have an hour to fall in love with Malmö? Challenge accepted! Discover Malmö during a short but sweet excursion, in which you will learn the most interesting facts about the city, the local lifestyle and the modern transformation of the city. We will meet at Form/Design Center and will go on our stroll from there. Discover what the everyday life of locals looks like and learn where the city gets its characteristic ambience from, by seeing it through the eyes of a local. Walking through the city, you will discover exactly what makes Malmö special! This is also your chance to get insider tips about the best cafes, restaurants and bars to visit during your time here and learn how to make the most out of your visit. This is the perfect experience for someone visiting the city for the first time, or someone that wants to rediscover it!

Copenhagen Day Trip to Malmo Old Town & Castle by Train/Car

10. Copenhagen Day Trip to Malmo Old Town & Castle by Train/Car

Malmo is easily accessible from Copenhagen by train and car, making it a great day trip destination. On this private tour we let you choose your preferred mode of transport, tailoring the experience to your needs and interests. Our Local Guide will show you the highlights of Malmo and introduce you to Swedish-Danish history and culture. Discover the charms of Malmo, Sweden on a half-day tour from Copenhagen, Denmark! Choose the 5-hour option to travel from Copenhagen to Malmo by express train. These cities are well connected by rail and the journey will only take 40 minutes via the famous Oresund Bridge! For your convenience, we will organzie a one-way ransfer from your accommodation to the railway station and the railway station and two-way train tickets to save you time and effort. Upon arrival at Malmo Central Station, you will be greeted by a Local Guide and taken on a private walking tour of the city. One of the highlights will be a visit inside St. Peter's Church to admire its stone carvings, ornate fixtures and a partially-restored medieval mural on the ceiling. In the Old Town, you will see the magnificent Town Hall, Kockska huset, Apoteet Lejone and other historic buildings in Stortorget, and stroll through the bustling Lila Torg market square. Another highlight will be a guided tour of Malmo Castle, which was built by King Christian III of Denmark. It is the oldest preserved Renaissance castle in the Nordics and a great place to learn about Swedish-Danish history from medieval times to present day. You will visit the Knight’s Hall, Paraphernalia, Malmo Art Museum, and more. Finally, your Private Guide will escort you to Malmo Central Station so you can safely board the return train to Copenhagen. Choose the 6-hour option to travel from Copenhagen to Malmo by private car. Instead of train tickets, this option includes round-trip transfers in a clean, air-conditioned car with pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Copenhagen. The road trip will take a little bit longer than the train journey but it will be very convenient and you'll have a chance to stop at Oresund Bridge, Europe’s longest bridge, for a photo along the way. After your 3-hour guided tour in Malmo, you'll also have approximately 1 hour of free time to explore the city on your own, shop for souvenirs or enjoy lunch before your private driver takes you back to your accommodation in Copenhagen.

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What people are saying about Malmö Castle

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4.5 / 5

based on 445 reviews

A really enjoyable day. Plenty of info given at each stop and time to explore. Great driver/guide who was knowledgeable on the history and details of points of interest at all of the stops and went out of his way to show us interesting places and keep to the schedule so we could see everything at its best.

Very nice trip to Sweden. Received a lot of extra explanation from Per, our driver.

We have a very nice trip. Our guider Mario is humorous and friendly.

Great way to do a quick tour and get a taste of each other.

Per was an excellent guide; friendly and flexible.