The castle, which is the oldest surviving Renaissance castle in the Nordic region, houses Malmö Museums with an aquarium and exhibitions that deal with history, technology, shipping and nature. Also here are Malmö Art Museum, the Governor’s House and the Castle Mill.
Malmö Live is an entire neighbourhood filled with possibilities! There is a concert hall with world-class acoustics, a congress centre and a hotel with a skybar on the 25th floor, as well as a host of eateries with food prepared by well-known chefs. The concert hall is the home of the Malmö Symphony Orchestra and also the venue for a wide range of other contemporary musical experiences in all genres and formats.
Architect Santiago Calatrava’s Turning Torso’s reaches a spectacular 190 metre height and twists 90 degrees from the base to the top. The torso is part of the the sustainable Västra Hamnen, which certainly is also worth a stroll with its winding alleys, interesting architecture and super nice beaches and bathing places. This is also where you’ll find the Stapelbäddsparken, a skateboarding park covering an area of 2,000 square metres - making it one of the largest and best such facilities in all of Europe.
People like to meet over lunch, a coffee or a drink.at charming Lilla Torg constructed in 1592 In the summertime the square is transformed into one great al fresco dining venue. For many, Lilla Torg is a natural start to the evening, due to the fact that many of Malmo’s most popular nightclubs are nearby.
Ribersborgs open-air baths from 1898, "Kallis", are a popular destination for both swimmers and café guests. Here you can enjoy saltwater swimming and sauna year-round. At Ribersborg’s open-air baths from 1898 , you can enjoy a wood-fired sauna and nude bathing in the sea all year round, and due to its separate women’s and men’s sections, no swimsuits are required. And the location by Ribersborg beach is ideal, with its 3 kilometre long sandy beach which is packed with people enjoying swimming in the sea when the weather is hot.
174 nations are represented in Malmö, and this is evident in Möllevångstorget and the neighbourhoods surrounding it. Restaurants, a farmers’ markets in the square and a variety of smallm international food shops can be found here. Folkets park, just next door, is where Malmö residents go to socialise. The park houses the City’s best club scene, a cultural centre, a dance venue and al fresco dining for the adults, and a playground, a terrarium and an adventurous miniature golf course for children.
In an idyllic location on the outskirts of Malmö you’ll find Katrinetorp – a beautiful manor house dating back to the 19th century with fragrant roses, a vegetable garden, English park, vineyard and plant shop. You will also find here exhibitions that are real gems, along with a cosy restaurant with a large outdoor dining area.
Shop until you drop at one of Scandinavia’s largest shopping malls with more than 200 shops and a green roof garden with an incredible view. You can find the latest fashions, interior design and sports shops here, in fact everything from Italian designer clothing to second hand clothing and tools.
The Western Harbour is one of the most sustainable districts in Malmö, with amazing architecture and a view over the Öresund and the Öresund Bridge. Here you also find the spectacular 190 metre high Turning Torso and Stapelbäddsparken, which attracts skateboarders from all over the world. The district offers beautiful walks, wonderful bathing facilities, unhurried meals in restaurants, coffee and picnics on the grass, or fun and games with high-energy activities. You aklso find the Dockan Marina here, with plenty of berths and facilities for guest boats, just ten minutes’ walk from Malmö Central Station.
The former warehouse on Gibraltargatan has been transformed into a culinary destination for bon viveurs, hungry lunch diners and passionate cooks. Lunch, dinner or coffee. Eat in, or buy local ingredients to take home. You’ll also find beautiful flower arrangements, crafts and Scandinavian design.
Sweden’s tallest building at 190 metres, designed by architect Santiago Calatrava. Turning Torso consists of nine cubes with a total of 54 apartments, where winding from base to peak is 90 degrees. Today the Turning Torso is a residential house with 147 apartments of various sizes, from one-bedroom studios of 45 square metres to threes bedroom flats of 190 square meters. During the summer you have the opportunity to visit the top floor of Turning Torso. Read more about it:
Malmö is one of the world’s most cycling-friendly cities. With its compact city centre and level terrain, Malmö is an excellent city to get around by bicycle. And there are plenty of cycle paths crisscrossing the city centre, taking you to all the sights. Malmö Bike Tours offers a variety of city tours, as well as guided tours of the Skåne countryside. Download free audio guide: http://malmo-audio-guide.se/
There are many ways to discover Malmo – either through a traditional tour or on your own. Sightseeing possibilities vary according to season, let us tell you about the spring/summer opportunities. See Malmö from the water by "Rundan", Strömma Sightsseing-boats and come along for a sightseeing on the channels of Malmö. The tour goes under bridges, through parks and with a personal guide you get a lively story about the history, buildings and various anecdotes of Malmö.
In the outskirts of Malmö lies a rural oasis that gives you a feeling of peace and harmony. Katrinetorp is a so called "landeri" from the early 19th century that from the start was used as a summer home and for bigger receptions. The city of Malmö runs the operation today and they are constantly working on recreating the former glory of this estate. Markets, music entertainment, events and exhibitions are held here annually and they are always attended by many people. Katrinetorp manor recently opened its new exhibition hall "The Stables", which also has a high-end gift store. Katrinetorp lies 10 minutes from the city centre of Malmö which makes the big city no more than a stone throw away from this idyllic scenery.
Malmö has an interesting mix when it comes to architecture. It has been much affected by Denmark and the rest of Europe. In Kungsparken you find the award-winning City Library. The building consists of an older and a newer part which is interconnected with each other. The new part, "The calendar", was designed by Danish architect Henning Larsen. On Stortorget – a stone’s throw from Malmö Central station is the Town Hall. The building was built in 1546, but has undergone major changes over the centuries. Helgo Zettervall (1860) transformed the façade of a Dutch Renaissance style. In a different part of the big square lies Koc kska House which is one of Malmö’s best-preserved sixteenth century in red brick with a richly decorated stepped gable. Today it accommodates one of Malmö’s most well-known restaurants, Årstiderna (The Seasons), in the basement vaults. Behind the town hall you will see the tip of the St. Petrikyrkan, Malmö's oldest building from the early 14th century, built in Baltic brick gothic. Parts of the medieval paintings in the Church’s vaults were developed and restored at the beginning of 1900.
Malmö Arena offers first-class events in the areas of sport, music, food & drink, large-scale meetings and family entertainment. Malmö Arena is the home of the Redhawks, the venue of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, a host of musicals and concerts featuring well-known international and Swedish artists, and well-attended sporting events.
At Matkaravan, you’ll find food from all over the world, as well as a popular fruit and vegetable market. If you want to familiarize yourself further, you can get a guided tour on a Matkaravan with a guaranteed number of new taste sensations. For reservations: Call the cultural office.
Experience Malmo on a bicycle. There are over 500 km cycle paths in the city. Rent a bike at Malmö By Bike, the new hire system in Malmö with 50 stations around the city and 500 bikes available for hire. Rent a ike for 24 hours or 72 hours www.malmobybike.se Dowload the Malmö By Bike app with information on how to find the bike stations and a map or get a bike map at the Malmö Tourist Office. You will also find tips for nice cycling tours in and around Malmö.
Originally French, the game of boule is a fun and very social way to spend time with friends. At Malmö’s boulebar you can enjoy a game on one of the 14 indoor or 8 outdoor boule alleys, accompanied by great food, wine, and why not a glass of pastis? The light and beautifully spacious building has room for up to 100 guests.
Malmö has three marinas that welcome guest boats: Dockan Marina www.dockanmarina.se Limhamns Småbåtshamn www.smabatshamnen.nu Lagunen www.lagunen.nu All of the marinas are close to the centre of Malmö. Dockan Marina is ten minutes’ walk from the Central Station, at Limhamns Småbåtshamn there are bikes available to borrow for free, and the bus stop for city buses is ten minutes’ walk from Lagunen.
A genuine Venetian gondola – the only one in Northers Europe – can be found gliding along in the canal system of Malmö. Step on board the 11 meter long vessel from the wooden pier at Slottsträdgårdens kafé, and go on an elegant boatride around the parks and city. Situated in the canal just outside "Slottsträdgårdens café" in Slottsträdgården.
Big Slap Festival, Pildammsparken. Electronic music festival with top artists from around the world. This year's performers: Tiësto, Afrojack, Fedde Le Grand, Don Diablo, Salvatore Ganacci, Garmiani, Rebecca & Fiona, Frontliner, Burak Yeter. 4 August. Malmö Festival, various locations in Malmö. As is the tradition, the Malmö Festival (which is the largest city festival in the Nordic countries) opens in August. Everyone is welcome! For one week, Malmö is filled with food and dance, music and stage art. A carnival, concerts, markets, games, sports and competitions. Great atmosphere and public celebration. 10-17 August. Kevin Hart - Irresponsible Tour, Malmö Arena. Kevin Hart returns to Malmö with his show "Irresponsible Tour". 27 August.
Rosemarie Trockel, Moderna Museet. Exhibition featuring the artist Rosemarie Trockel opens at Moderna Museet in Malmö. Rosemarie Trockel is known as one of the most important artists of our time and is one of the most prominent profiles on the contemporary art scene. This wide-ranging exhibition displays a number of new pieces created specifically for the exhibition at Moderna Museet Malmö. The core of the exhibition comprises Moderna Museet’s extensive collection of Trockel’s work. Curators: Iris Müller-Westermann and Ory Dessau 29 September 2017-17 March 2019.
Walking with Dinosaurs, Malmö Arena. A show at the arena for all the family as twenty life-size dinosaurs come to Malmö Arena. Come along and say hello to a Stegosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex, etc. 2-4 November. Al Pitcher – Sverige Syndrome, Malmö Live. Nothing escapes Al Pitcher’s notice. In his keenly observed and highly personal show, Al describes how he ended up in his adopted home country of Sweden and why he has stayed. Expect to laugh! 14 November
Hylliekrokens Golfcenter, Limhamnsv 85, +46 40 16 18 50 www.hylliekrokensgolf.se Kvarnby Golfklubb, Klågerupsvägen 469, +46 40 49 43 57 www.kvarnbygk.com Rönnebäck Golfklubb, Rönnebäcksv 3, +46 40 54 25 50 www.ronneback.se Sofiedals Golfklubb, Vångav 33, +46 40 54 22 20 www.sofiedalsgk.se PGA of Sweden National, Bara, +46 40 63 55 107 www.pgaswedennational.se Falsterbo Golfklubb, Fyrvägen 34, +46 40 47 00 78 www.falsterbogk.se
Bloom In The Park with it´s Michelin star takes the modern European kitchen to a whole new level, in a luxurious but relaxed setting. Overlooking Pildammarna, secreted away among the verdant landscape of one of the region’s most beautiful public parks, Bloom is as unexpected as its location.
From snout to tail - Bastard is one of the most discussed restaurants in Malmö at this very moment. Here they safeguard every single part of the animal and you are served modern home cooking in a delightful environment.The restaurant was awarded a Bib Gourmand by the Guide Michelin in spring 2015.
A hidden gem in Malmö’s innovative neighbourhoods that stay open for lunch only on weekdays. Välfärden - Welfare - choose locally grown and organic ingredients with beef from Friskatorpets natural grazing Angus, pork from pigs at Olinge Wanås monasteries and chicken from Fridhill Farm at Ringsjön.
The elegant building by Malmö’s central station that was formerly home to the Swedish Royal postal service has been tastefully renovated and is now home to a brasserie named Kungliga Posten – or KP for short. The mood is urban and unpretentious and French inspiration runs through the kitchen. Cheese and seafood can be selected from well-stocked counters.
The More Bistro, run by experienced chef Daniel Wallin, offers both traditional and modern Swedish fare, using only the finest seasonal produce. The location of the bistro in the 19th Century Mazetti chocolate factory, today both a cultural centre and a functioning chocolate manufacturer, is a clear influence on the food and desserts. Open for lunch on weekdays, and for dinner five evenings a week. Brunch is served on Sundays, and afternoon tea on Saturdays.
Malmö’s first Peruvian restaurant which offers a Peruvian culinary journey like no other, with fresh ingredients, thousands of traditional gastronomic delights and a food culture which blends together Asian and Latin American traditions. Let the tastes of the New World take over your taste buds!
At the restaurant known as nam đô, which is Vietnamese for “big city in the south”, the Tiêu family serve Vietnamese street food in a relaxed setting. You can choose from options including the national dish phở, fragrant dishes marinated in lemongrass and their very own Asian burger. Vietnamese brunch is served every Saturday and Sunday.
“Asian rooftop BBQ with a view” and cuisine that combines Asia, California and Skåne. This how Grilljanne, Malmö’s new bar and restaurant with a rooftop terrace, introduces itself. In addition to an exciting new menu, you can also enjoy a magnificent panoramic view over the Öresund and Malmö.
Folkets park is a green oasis where you hang out, go to concerts or take part in other events. The bar Far i hatten is an important venue in the park. The locals have been coming here for the last three centuries to have fun. Under the canopies at the open-air bar, there are bands and DJs playing several nights a week.
Also called "Moriskan" – an art centre in the Folkets Park where everybody is welcome. During the same evening, an Iraqi superstar can have a concert in one hall while there is a gay club in another. Conversations about democracy can take place in the garden while others are playing hip hop in the bistro. The Moorish pavilion is a place for everyone!
Over the last few years, many new restaurants, cafés and shops have popped up in the area around Davidshallstorg. Most of the stores turn to a young and trend-sensitive audience, but you can still find everything from boutiques with customs designs to vintage shops. Find your favourite designer at Meloa, Popolino , Gry or Liebling.
Malmö has a lot of good eco shops, here are some suggestions: Småland AB Södra Förstadsgatan 25/27 A boutique with re-designed home interiors and fashion side by side with modern designs made from organic or recycled materials. Green Stories Malmö Jörgen Ankersgatan 12 A boutique promoting a sustainable lifestyle with products from a wide range of businesses in Malmö that focus on Fairtrade, organic, re-used or upcycled products. Uma Bazaar A fashionable concept with clothes for all ages in the very best “Eko-reko” (environmentally-friendly and fair trading) design made from sustainable materials, organic or recycled. Visit Uma Bazaar to shop with a good conscience.
West of the Lilla Torg is picturesque Gamla Väster with its beautifully restored old houses, nice small shops, galleries and cafés. Wander around in a relaxed environment, yet still be in the city centre. Around Lilla Torg and Hedman courtyard, you will find many local artisans and Form / Design Centre with exhibits and shop with the best of Scandinavian design.
Malmö can be reached by air via Malmö Airport and Copenhagen Airport. Malmö Airport is about 30 km east of Malmö and you can go by car, taxi or shuttle bus. The trip takes about 40 minutes. Today, the following companies operating from Malmö Airport: Ryanair, SAS, Malmö Aviation, Norwegian, Wizz Air, and the biggest charter operators. Copenhagen Airport is the region’s international airport and is reached most easily by the Öresund trains that stop at the airport. The journey between Copenhagen Airport and Malmö takes about 25 minutes and trains depart every 20 minutes.
Public transport in Malmö and Skåne are extensive. Information on both city buses, regional buses and Öresundståg to Själland you will find at Skånetrafiken. Remember that you can not pay cash on the green city buses in Malmö. With Skånetrafiken’s app, you can use the function "Reseplaneraren" to buy a single ticket. You can also buy special-priced 1 and 3-day cards for Malmö at the tourist office, and cards for Malmö and Skåne at Skånetrafiken’s Customer Service Centre at the Central Station, Triangeln Station and Hyllie Station. Malmö By Bike A new bike hire system will be introduced in Malmö from mid May, with 50 stations around the city and 500 bikes available for hire. To be able to hire a bike, you need to buy a subscription by going to www.malmobybike.se or making payment at any of the 12 payment stations in the city. You can also download an app with information on how to find the bike stations etc.
Several taxi companies apply fixed prices in the Malmö area. Always ask about the price before your trip! Malmö Tourism works with the following companies: Taxi Skåne Tel: +46 40 330 330 Web: www.taxiskane.com Taxi 97 Tel: +46 40 97 97 97 Web: www.taxi979797.nu Taxi Kurir Tel: +46 40 70 000 Web: www.taxikurir.se
Sweden can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport, but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.
There are a number of Infopoints that provide basic tourist information for visitors in the form of brochures, maps and other information. These Infopoints are located at: • Emporia shopping center, Hyllie Boulevard 19 • Katrinetorp landeri, Katrinetorps allé 1 • Travelshop, Carlsgatan 4A • Triangelns shopping centre, Södra Förstadsgatan 41 • Pressbyrån, Södergatan 11 • First Camp Malmö, Strandgatan 101 • Fintoan på Gustav Adolfs Torg, Gustav Adolfs Torg • Dockan Marina Malmö Cityhamn, Dockplatsen 1 • Malmö Konsthall, S:t Johannesgatan 7 • Malmö Airport, Visitors Center, Malmö – Sturup • Moderna Museet Malmö, Ola Billgrens plats 2-4 • Malmö Chokladfabrik, Möllevångsgatan 36B • Andelshamnen Lagunen, Vaktgatan 9, Limhamn All Infopoint information counters are indicated with green and white I signs.