Helsingborg is a perfect destination for a weekend trip! In Helsingborg you can view old-fashioned architecture, indulge in great shopping and take part of nature experiences close to the city. If you want to run a marathon during your vacation it is possible to do it in Helsingborg in September when the official marathon is organized.
Helsingborg belongs to the region of Öresund and it is the city closest to Denmark from Sweden. One of the most popular things to do in Helsingborg is to take the ferry over to Helsingör. It’s only 4 kilometers between the two cities and it is both easy and fairly cheap to travel between the two cities. The whole region offer lovely experiences in both city and nature.
A historical site you can visit is the castle and towers of Kärnan. It is a watchtower from the middle ages, which has watched over Helsingborg for over 700 years. From up here you’ll have a fantastic view over the idyllic port as well as the city. On a clear day you can see all the way to Malmö’s Turning Torso and the Öresund bridge.
Helsingborgs oldest church was erected in the 14th century. It is built in the gothic brick and is considered as an historical treasure. By going along the painted windows of the church you can follow the history of the city.
If you travel with children, then Tropikariet is an exciting destination. In this indoor Zoo there are many exotic animals like monkeys, iguanas, sharks, and crocodiles. It is an experience for all ages if you are interested in animals and eager to walk along the African savannah or dive into a coral reef.
The summer months have an amount of excursions that are attracting. Lakes for fishing, beaches for beach volleyball, shopping with trendy shops and unique small farm shops and the nature to explore for example the ravines.
One of Sweden´s biggest city festivals is organized in Helsingborg during the summer period. Other fun events organized in Helsingborg is concerts, open-air theaters, and sport competitions that are organized in Helsingborg to the visitors disposal!
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