Lund & Malmö City Tour

Malmö and Lund create the core of Swedish Copenhagen and is at the heart of southern Sweden. These twin towns are each other's contrasts and compliments. Lund's great past once made it more Danish than Copenhagen and is today the town of wisdom, while Malmö lives in the present and is the cultural hub of the area.

Lund & Malmö City Tour

Lund Cathedral with Denmark and Sweden flags
Guided Tour visiting Folkets Park Malmö

Photo: Apel Öga

The Oresund Bridge

Malmö and Lund create the core of Swedish Copenhagen and is at the heart of southern Sweden. These twin towns are each other's contrasts and compliments. Lund's great past once made it more Danish than Copenhagen and is today the town of wisdom, while Malmö lives in the present and is the cultural hub of the area.

The urban core of the Swedish side of the greater Copenhagen area is Lund and Malmö. These two towns could not be more different from each other. Lund is old, small and cosy, with its prestigious university and old Danish cathedral. Malmö is bigger and always changing, as if its memory was but a few years, with modern architecture and an international and hip culture. Together they form the ideal trip, introducing both the province of Scania (Skåne) and Sweden.

 

The guide will meet you in central Copenhagen in Denmark to take you and the small exclusive group of no more than 8 people to Sweden. We cross the magnificent Øresund Bridge connecting the two countries. Arriving in Lund, we learn about the Vikings, who founded the town more than a thousand years ago, and see several of their monumental Rune Stones. This is followed by looking at part of the University and the goofy student events that the entire place centres on today. We finish off Lund by a visit to the mediaeval Lund cathedral, once the seat of the largest Christian archdiocese in the world, before we head off to Malmö. There you can have lunch at your resturant of choice in Malmö Saluhall, itself a landmark.

 

After lunch we hear the story of Malmö, a place that is the constant underdog. Malmö painstakingly works its way up to be wealthy and important, only to crash as the rug is pulled from beneath its feet, for the process to start all over again. The tour covers a church that could qualify into the Monthy Pythons, how you can get rich by bad book-keeping and what the Koreans mean by “The tears of Malmö”. We end the tour among the skyscrapers in “Malm-hattan” and an excellent view towards Denmark.

1600 SEK

per person

Tour Details
9:00-16:00*
Tycho Brahe Planetarium, Gammel Kongevej 10
Air-conditioned passenger van to and in Sweden.
Open return by train included.
Option of 1st or 2nd class seats.
This tour includes some walking. Lunch is additional.

*Indicates return time to Copenhagen.
Total time in Sweden is 5-6 hours

The tour ends in Malmö ~15:00. You can choose whether you want to return immediately or stay longer in Malmö on your own. You return by train, by far the quickest way back to Copenhagen. Your guide will provide you with your ticket.

If you take the first train you should be back before 16:00. Should you choose to stay longer the train runs every 20 min and takes 35 minutes. The ticket is also valid on public transport in central Copenhagen.

Lund & Malmö City Tour as Private Tour

This tour is also available for private groups who wish to see Lund & Malmö at their own convenience. This options allows you to start when it best suits you, modify the itinerary and content, and lets you choose your mode of return on the day of the tour. Groups of 8 or less can book directly here at the website; for groups larger than 8 people please email us at info@swedishcph.dk.

Private tour version
7 hours with flexible start
Hotel pickup
Air-conditioned passenger van to and in Sweden.
Choice after the tour of return by train (35 min) or by car (50-90 min).
This tour includes some walking. Lunch is additional.