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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

Start your day of adventure in front of the Grand Hotel, here you will meet your friendly and informative guide. After a short meet and greet you will hop aboard your comfortable vehicle and set off on your adventure.  Commence your tour with a visit to Hamlet's Castle, one of the most famous tourist landmarks in this area. Shortly after this take a scenic drive down the coastal road of Strandvejen and arrive in the charming old town of Helsingør, known as Elsinor in English. Whilst in Elsinor you will be given time to peruse the fascinating streets of this beautiful city before boarding a boat to head to Sweden.  Aboard your boat, you will sail across the Øresund, travelling to the shores of Sweden. Once you arrive in Sweden you will drive down the picturesque country roads to the ancient city of Lund. Here you can visit the Lund Cathedral, a church built in 1145. Behind the Cathedral there is the chance to explore the tiny streets, with houses that date back to the 1700s! Follow this with a trip to Malmö, Sweden's third largest city. Here you will have some time to do some shopping and take advantage of Sweden's lower purchase taxes, making this a great place to get some fantastic low prices on goods to take home with you. End your tour back in Copenhagen, en-route you will pass the impressive Øresund Bridge - taking in the beautiful views whilst you do. 

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.  Tours take place on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

From Stockholm: Full Day Small Group Viking Culture Tour

3. From Stockholm: Full Day Small Group Viking Culture Tour

Get a good view of Viking historical sites and overview of the Viking history in Sweden and its effects on modern Scandinavian culture. This 8-hour tour starts from Stockholm with comfortable hotel pickup. Visit the most important Viking sites close to Stockholm, including Sigtuna and Old Uppsala, with transportation included from central Stockholm. During this tour, you will visit several Viking sites along the way:  Broby bro - one of Sweden’s most famous burial grounds. Learn about and visit some mighty Viking burials sites, both a pagan one and an early Christan one from the transition period between Christianity and old Norse religion. Learn about Estrid, a mighty Viking woman.  Jarlabanki's bridge - a partly reconstructed Viking bridge. Arkil Assembly site - a Viking Parliament. This stop focuses on Viking laws, on the construction of kinc groups and the use of that as a base in Viking society. Hear how the disputes could be settled in Sweden's history. Sigtuna - the oldest town in Sweden (guided city walk is included). Visit the beautiful wooden town of Sigtuna, known as a place for Swedes to go on weekend vacations and well-known as the oldest city in Sweden. Walk among several different medieval church ruins and visit the local museum. Old Uppsala and Vendel Era grave mounds - Visit the king's mounds at Old Uppsala dating back 200 years before the Viking age. This is one of Swedens most important historical eras. Visit the former medieval Cathedral at the sight and walk among the 11-meter high grave mounds. The guide will tell you all about its rich and long history. City of Uppsala - Take a walk around the biggest church of all the Nordic countries: The Uppsala Cathedral. Sneak inside Museum Gustavianum for a while before heading back to Stockholm.

Malmö: 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

4. 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.

Malmö: 2-Hour Romantic Walking Tour

5. Malmö: 2-Hour Romantic Walking Tour

Join a group walking tour of Malmö that focuses on love and romance, and discover the most romantic and historic spots in the city. Walk spellbound through the Swedish city's charming streets and learn about the legends that hide beneath the famous Øresund Bridge that links Sweden to Denmark. Explore the best local spots to go on a date in Malmö and snap romantic photos along your way. Learn all about historic love stories and legends from your local guide, and find out why leafy Kungsparken has magic powers when it comes to finding love.

Copenhagen: Full-Day Trip to Malmö with Swedish Lunch

6. 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.

Helsingborg: Old Town Exploration Game

7. Helsingborg: Old Town Exploration Game

Follow clues from one location to the next and solve missions in order to discover the best locations in Helsingborg and their history. Don't worry, the clues contain precise directions, so you won't need a map, a GPS or a guide. After you buy the quest, receive an access code that you can use in the app to unlock the game. It will take you 1 hour to complete, but there’s no time limit, so take your time and complete the game at your own pace. For larger groups, one person can purchase access for the entire group by selecting the number of people in the group. All group members will be able to play the city game on their smartphone. Alternatively, each person can purchase their own ticket. You can play as a group and solve the clues together as you walk, or you can split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end. STORYLINE Your name is Kork. It’s been 9 years since you’ve last seen one of your kind. You’ve been roaming the Earth alone, avoiding the occasional savage animal and trying to adapt to the increasingly unpredictable weather patterns. You’ve seen all the movies, read all the books you can find, but loneliness is a curse you never thought could be so harsh. Today, your continuous search for food and distractions brings you to Helsingborg. As you enter the city, you start noticing strange signs left in the streets. You decide to follow them. Will your search be successful?

Malmö: Magic Christmas Tour

8. Malmö: Magic Christmas Tour

The exclusive tour only available during the Christmas period! This special times brings magic Malmö. Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most beautifully decorated places. You will feel spellbound with the charming atmosphere in the streets which you can feel only this time of the year! Visit the old-fashioned Christmas Market in the city. Learn what makes the Christma Market so popular What makes it so popular, and what local products is must taste at Christmas Fill. Hear miraculous Christmas legends about Malmö from your guide and fill your heart with the joy and experience magic of Malmö.

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4.5 / 5

based on 299 reviews

Enjoyed the bus ride up the coast with the various points of interest being pointed out by the tour guide and through the head sets. Our tour guide was very engaging and helpful The short ferry ride over to Sweden was an added treat that gave you the sense of being on the water which plays an important role in not only the history but daily life in this part of Denmark and Sweden Although the weather was cool and raining on the day of out trip we still enjoyed the scenery and sites, and the cafes were a delight .

Great value for money for a fruitful and informative tour, two countries in one day! Tour guide Christepen is a native English speaker with a wealth of knowledge of the areas we have been to, and driver Authur makes sure we have a safe and comfortable trip!

This trip are about all places that are popular for sweden and denmark.. and the arrangement .. the host and transportation are very well managed and comfortable. The trip are fun and enjoyable with the warm and friendly

This tour covers 3 cities in a day with balanced pace. Very good. Highly recommend

Mario was an excellent guide, a fantastic day out. Thanks