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From Copenhagen: Lund and Malmö 2-Country Tour

From Copenhagen: Lund and Malmö 2-Country Tour

Take a guided day trip from Copenhagen to the historic cities of Malmo and Lund in neighboring Sweden. Visit Hamlet's Castle, enjoy free time in Helsingør, take a boat ride across the Øresund, and explore the Lund Cathedral, before shopping in Malmo. Start your day of adventure by meeting your local guide in front of the Grand Hotel. After a short meet and greet, hop aboard your comfortable vehicle and set off on your day trip. Start your tour with a visit to Hamlet's Castle. Shortly after, take a scenic drive down the coastal road of Strandvejen and arrive in the charming old town of Helsingør, also known as Elsinor. Enjoy free time to stroll the streets of this beautiful city before boarding a boat to Sweden.  Set sail across the Øresund, traveling to the shores of Sweden. Upon arrival in Sweden, drive down the picturesque country roads to the ancient city of Lund. Visit the Lund Cathedral. Behind the Cathedral there is a chance to explore the tiny streets with houses that date back to the 1700s. Continue with a trip to Malmö with free time to do some shopping. With Sweden's lower purchase taxes this a great place to get bargains on goods to take home with you. End your tour back in Copenhagen, passing by the impressive Øresund Bridge on the return journey.

Copenhagen: Tour Across the Øresund Bridge to Lund and Malmö

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. 

Lund Tour: From Medieval Metropolis to Contemporary College

Lund Tour: From Medieval Metropolis to Contemporary College

Strolling around Lund’s cobblestoned old town, now the city’s academic centre, you wouldn’t realise that it’s one of the oldest cities in Scandinavia with over 1,000 years of history. It was once a commercial centre and then, in the Middle Ages, it became a religious center with dozens of churches and religious institutions. The grandest of these was the Lund Cathedral, where archbishops reigned, and kings were crowned. The cathedral still towers over the picturesque city center but today, Lund is best known for its university — one of Scandinavia’s leading academic institutions. The tour begins outside Lund Central Station, a short stroll from Bantorget square. From there, you'll follow in the footsteps of priests, professors, and Helgo Zettervall, an architect who famously tore down medieval structures to rebuild them in what he perceived medieval architecture to be. You’ll see where the city’s academics once lived as you walk down Professorsstaden (Professor Town) en route to AF Borgen, Lund’s castle and academic association where the tour ends. Along the way, I’ll point out historical landmarks including Gamla Biskopshuset (the old bishop's residence) and the university’s gym and concert hall known as Palaestra et Odeum. You’ll also hear about a student prank when one of University Square’s “Faculty Frogs” sculptures was stolen and later found on a train bound for Stockholm, wearing a traditional student’s cap. On this Lund walking tour, you’ll get to: • Experience the charming atmosphere of Stortorget, Lund’s main square that’s bustling with quaint cafes, bars and boutique shops • Take in Krafts Torg, the city’s medieval market square where you’ll find plaques commemorating the student erected monument to nothingness in 1984 and its theft in 1987 • Learn about the fascinating open-air museum Kulturen that breathes life into Lund's bygone eras with meticulously recreated historical buildings and artifacts • Peer through the dark windows at Locus Peccatorum, the Place of Sins, with its dark and tragic past that served as a catalyst for the establishment of the Academic Society • Soak up the fresh and fragrant air of Lund’s Botanical Garden where you’ll find thousands of plants, flowers and trees • Hear about Skissernas Museum (Museum of Sketches), a unique public art museum that focuses on the artistic process • Marvel at the ivy-covered Lund University Library, considered one of the most beautiful buildings in Sweden • Enjoy University Square which is surrounded by historical buildings on all sides and forms the epicenter of academic Lund This hour-long tour is designed for all to enjoy, with an easy walking route. Whether you're a tourist passing through or a new student just arriving in Lund, you’ll enjoy immersing yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of Lund’s contemporary core while learning about its rich and fascinating past.

Lund: Locus Peccatorum Crime Story Self-Guided Walking Tour

Lund: Locus Peccatorum Crime Story Self-Guided Walking Tour

The story of Locus Peccatorum begins when two students arrive from the Gothenburg area to study at Lund University in 1825. Four years later, a murder has been committed and the student body organization has been changed forever. Do you want to know more about what happened? Step into the story and travel back in time for a walk through Lund as it was two hundred years ago. This audio walking tour invites you to explore the central parts of Lund with your digital guide; a criminology student at the university. Once she started reading about the 1829 murder, she couldn’t let it go. Instead, she started digging through university and trial protocols, to find more information about the tragic event. Listen to your digital guide tell the story of what happened while you follow her directions to the locations where it took place. To walk this tour, you will download a separate app to your phone. An e-mail with all instructions will be sent to you after the purchase is complete. Please make sure to read through it before you go. You will be guided through the city with both visual and audio aid to ensure that you walk in the right direction. The tour will be yours to keep. You can use it at any time and as many times as you wish. Through the app, you can interact with photographs and excerpts of original documents that are hundreds of years old. You will see what the city used to look like and what the lives of the people involved were like. Slowly but surely, the story of theology students Andreas Emanuel Landén and Jacob Wilhelm Blomdahl unfolds. The only thing you need to be able to step into the story is a smartphone with headphones. Travel back in time and experience Lund in a brand-new way!

Stockholm: eSIM Internet Data Plan for Sweden 4G/5G

Stockholm: eSIM Internet Data Plan for Sweden 4G/5G

Dive into the stunning natural beauty and innovative spirit of Sweden without missing a beat! Our eSIM ensures you stay connected with high-speed data, whether you're marveling at the architectural wonders of Stockholm, experiencing the vibrant culture of Gothenburg, or exploring the breathtaking landscapes of the Swedish Lapland. How It Works: 1. Purchase: Select the data package that fits your travel plans. 2. Scan & Activate: Upon purchase, you'll receive a QR code. Scan it with your eSIM-compatible device, and you're ready to go! 3. Stay Connected: Enjoy uninterrupted connectivity throughout your Swedish journey. Compatibility: Ensure your device supports eSIM. Check our compatibility list at https://esimfox.com/pages/compatible-devices for more details.

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The guide is very professional and correct. He provided excellent service and extensive information about the places visited. Good excursion. Note:The audio guide in Spanish is not enough.

Fabulous day with the very knowledgeable patient and funny guide Mario 😄. Made sure we all had water bottles and all information via leaflet/book. Would highly recommend this trip 👌.

Sten was a fabulous guide, very knowledgeable and witty. He had great advice and was very good with everyone. Trip was great and made for an enjoyable day.

Very well organized and Per, our driver, gave us a lot of additional information. He was always up for a laugh. Thank you very much!

Interesting fun tour guide taking you through nice scenery and history of both Denmark and Sweden.