Malmö, Sweden’s gateway to the continent

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Malmö Collage © Twowells

Malmö Collage © Twowells

Over the past decade, Malmö has undergone a most dramatic post-industrial transformation. This cosmopolitan city has “reclaimed” the seafront, where entire new city districts full of interesting modern architecture and bustling street life have been constructed. Of course, another radical change has been the mighty Öresund Bridge, opened in 2000, which connects Malmö with Denmark’s capital Copenhagen, just twenty minutes away. The region now forms a single metropolitan area; one of the most expansive, exciting and energetic in Northern Europe.

Lilla Torg © Filzstift

Lilla Torg © Filzstift

Malmö is an ideal centre from to explore this new region and in less than one hour visitors can reach not only two major metropolises, but also a large number of historical and picturesque towns and villages, beautiful beaches and impressive castles and manor houses. Malmö is easy to reach from the rest of Europe, regardless of whether you choose to go by plane, train, ferry or car. The excellent infrastructure in the Öresund region makes travelling between Sweden, Denmark and the Continent fast and smooth.

Malmö and Öresund Strait © Twowells

Malmö and Öresund Strait © Twowells

For all its expansion, Malmö remains a small, friendly and pleasant city where almost everything is located within easy walking distance. For example, Malmö has its own beaches at Ribersborg, Sibbarp, Klagshamn and Scaniabadet. So why not take a refreshing dip while visiting. It might also interest you to know that Malmö is a city of 164 nations and 100 languages. This is deliciously reflected in the myriad of restaurants and cafes here.

To inform you about latest news most of the city, town or tourism websites offer a newsletter service and/or operate Facepage pages/Twitter accounts. Read more on VisitSweden.com, Malmo.se, Malmo.com, MalmoTown.com and Wikipedia Malmö. Learn more about the use of photos.



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