Welcome to Sweden and Helsingborg
The beautiful town of Helsingborg lies in the heart of the dynamic Öresund region – home to 3,6 million people . The region boasts a highly advanced infrastructural system and offers a variety of experiences and activities. Helsingborg itself is renowned for its numerous selection of hotels, restaurants and entertainment and is still small enough to find your way around easily.
Easy to reach – easy to travel
Helsingborg is a communication hub for both national and international road traffic, with the junction of the E4 and E6 European highways only a few kilometers from its centre.
Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup, is only about one hour away by railway or road. There is a frequent train service over the Öresund Bridge, providing a convenient link between Copenhagen and Helsingborg. The ferries between Elsinore and Helsingborg provide a round-the-clock passenger and vehicle service. Visit Helsingborg and our region.
See and do while in Helsingborg
1-2 hours to spend
The Northern Harbour
In the city you will find the Northern Harbour with boats, cafés and Gröningen park.
Here you also find miniature golf, outdoor gym, barbeque sites and beautiful bathing places. If you want to visit Denmark you can take the ferry over to the charming town of Helsingore.
Helsingborgs city centre offers you five hundred shops to visit and numbers of restaurants and cafes. Take a stroll along Kullagatan, the oldest shopping street in Helsingborg.
Open Monday to Friday
10.00 – 18.00
Saturday / Sunday 12.00–16.00.
Kärnan tower is a symbol of Helsingborg, formerly served as a defensive watchtower. From the 35 meter high tower you will have an amazing view over the harbour, Helsingore and if it’s a clear day you would be able to see the Turning Torsoe in Malmö.
Dunkers culture center
Dunkers culture center is located on the waterfront in the middle of Helsingborg City.
This is a meeting point of all form of culture. Here you will also find the tourist office where you can find all information you need about Helsingborg.
St Mary´s Church
St Mary´s Church is a historic treasure from the 14th century. This beautiful church tells us about important events in the history of Helsingborg and is one of the oldest buildings in Helsingborg.
Fredriksdals museum and gardens
If you like animals, nature and culture you should visit Fredriksdal. This is a place to wander around in a lush park, with historical house and gardens. A visit to Fredriksdal is like making a journey back into the past
If you have some energy left this is the perfect place to spend it. Located just behind the arena you will find 5000 square foot of activity ground, perfect for street sports as parkour, basketball or whatever sport you feel like practice.
3 hours or more to spend
Visit Sofiero Castle with its flower garden. Take a look inside the former Royal summer castle, enjoy all the flowers and walk down through the Rhododendron ravine. The outside restaurant offers a remarkable view of the sea.
The Segway is a great and easy way to get around in Helsingborg. See our attractions or just enjoy Helsignborg on the way.
Take a walk to Pålsjö pavillion wafflebakery located in the middle of the Påljsö forest. Enjoy the silence with a good waffle and a cup of coffee.
Outside the city you will find Väla, a modern shopping mall with a large number of shops and restaurants that offers you both international cuisine and classic dishes.
Monday to Friday 10:00-20:00
Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00
Two countries in one day
Helsingborg´s Danish twin town Helsingör is just 20 minutes away by ferry. The castle of Kronoborg, the home of Hamlet is within walking distance from the ferry.