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Sweden Daytrip: Lund & Malmö City Tour

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  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
  • 7 hr

Visit Sweden and see Lund & Malmö on this day tour to the core of Southern Sweden. Your local guide takes you around and tells you all about these twin towns, each other's contrasts and compliments. Lund's great past once made it more Danish than Copenhagen and is today the town of wisdom. Your guide will tell you about the Vikings, who founded the town 1000 years ago. See the University and the goofy student events that defines Lund today. The guide will also show you the old Cathedral, once the most powerful place in Northern Europe. In Malmö you visit the acclaimed Food Court, giving you plenty of options for lunch, such as Swedish meatballs. Your guide then gives you a walking tour of this every changing town and its unsentimental ways. You learn how you can get rich by bad book-keeping, what the Koreans mean by “The tears of Malmö” and see the landmark Turning Torso. After the tour you have the option to stay in Malmö and explore it further in your own pace, or return directly.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Oresund Bridge, E20, Malmo 216 30 Sweden

On the way you cross the Öresund on one of the worlds largest bridges. Your guide will tell you about it, among other things during the drive.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lund Cathedral, Kyrkogatan 6, Lund Sweden

Your guide will show you the Cathedral that was once the seat of power in Northern Europe and the historically most important church of Denmark, despite being in Sweden today. You get some time explore inside or a quick prayer (if open).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lundagard Park, 1 Brotorget, Lund 222 37 Sweden

In the park Lundagård there are some easily overlooked but historically important monument. Called Rune stones, the small monuments where put up by Vikings at the time of the foundation of Lund around year 970. The guide tells you about them and Lund's Viking legacy.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Lund University Main Building, 2 Paradisgatan, Lund 223 50 Sweden

The University main building and the adjacent Academic Castle not only provide a good photo opportunity, but also represent the core of what Lund is today, and is the site for many of the students' joke-like events.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: HSB Turning Torso, 34 Oestra Varvsgatan, Malmo 211 13 Sweden

The main landmark of Malmö is Scandinavia's tallest skyscraper. Designed by Santiago Calatrava, one of the biggest names in contemporary architecture around the world, it stands as a symbol of Malmö and its radical change from just a couple of decades before. The modern residential area around the Turning Torso follows suit, with a view across the water to Denmark.

Entry into the Turning Torso is only for residents and not possible during the tour.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Malmo Saluhall, Gibraltargatan 6, Malmo 211 18 Sweden

Malmö Food Court is both an architectural landmark and an excellent place for lunch. The options include cuisines from Sweden and around the world. One of very few places in Malmö that serves good Swedish meatballs.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Malmo Live Concert Hall, Dag Hammarskjolds torg 4, Malmo 21118 Sweden

While walking through Malmö you pass by Malmö Live, a center for finer culture with a concert hall and a collection of sculptures both inside and outside.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Little Square, Lilla Torg, Malmo 211 34 Sweden

The tour enters the central parts of Malmö and discovers the area around it.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Stortorget, Malmo Sweden

Walk around Malmö Old Town. See the mix of old and new, and learn about how Malmö and Lund became Swedish instead of Danish in the first place.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St. Petri (St. Peter's Church), Goran Olsgaten, Malmo Sweden

Despite being modern in approach, Malmö has an old church too. As you will learn, Malmö is just not very sentimental about it.

Duration: 10 minutes