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Malmö
Multi-cultural Malmo is a place where you will find diverse cuisine and multi-cultural residents, but also a city that is unmistakably Scandinavian.

Flight time from London: 2 hours to Copenhagen and then 20 mins by train

Or 4 hours 30 mins in-direct flight via Stockholm

Copenhagen Airport: 27 miles from the city centre; transfer time about 20 min

Malmö Sturup Airport: 19 miles from the city centre; transfer time 1 hour

Nearest railway station: Centralstation

Currency: Swedish Krona

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Multi-cultural Malmö is a place where you will find diverse cuisine and multi-cultural residents, but also a city that is unmistakably Scandinavian. Middle Eastern markets, falafel cafes, American burger chains and Nordic fine-dining restaurants sit side by side to offer the chance to taste the world without the need for air-miles. Yet, Sweden’s third-largest city shows its flair for Scandinavian design and architecture in the form of the Turning Torso building and the iconic Oresund Bridge that connects to Copenhagen.

Another thing Scandinavia (and, in that respect, Malmö) does well is creating and promoting greener ways of living that are almost universally adopted by the locals. The relatively new and dynamic neighbourhood of Vastra Hamnen is a prime example of this kind of forward-thinking. Created in the Western Harbour, it is fully sustainable with 100% of its energy generated by wind or solar power and biogas. This futuristic district is made with its residents in mind, combining beautiful landscaping with fantastic restaurants and leisure facilities that put the focus on recreation.

When you compare this to the historic Gamla Staden (Old Town), it is clear to see the mix of old and new that Malmö offers. This area is home to market squares with origins stretching back centuries, castles built by kings, libraries stocking authentic Scandi-noir novels and cafes alive with the hum of locals enjoying Fika (the Scandinavian tradition of coffee, cake and a catch-up).

Malmö Castle

Once an important Danish stronghold, Malmö Castle now offers a plethora of things to do, many of which are fantastic rainy day activities. As well as the castle itself, you can look around the Natural History Museum, an authentic U3 submarine and the aquarium.

Lilla Torg

The oldest market square in the city can be found in the Gamla Staden and is a great place to grab a bite to eat and admire your surroundings. During the warmer months, restaurants line the cobbles with extra tables.

Kungsparken

Once part of the castle grounds, this park is now a peaceful place for a romantic stroll. The fountains, canals and grotto add to the whimsical and nostalgic nature.

Turning Torso

This architectural masterpiece twists a full 90 degrees on the way up. It may be Scandinavia’s tallest building but, sadly, there is no public access.

Folkets Park

This leisure park offers plenty to do and is especially great if you have kids in tow. There are fairground rides, crazy-golf, playgrounds and an ice rink in the winter.

St Peter’s Church

The oldest building in Malmö is a Gothic church that features an admirable wooden altar. The architectural lines on the exterior are common on all Hanseatic churches built around the 14th century.

Oresund Bridge

If you haven’t already made your way to the city via this magnificent feat of human engineering, it’s worth seeing it up close by taking a drive across. Built in 2000, it took five years to complete, is five miles long and cost over 2.5 billion Euros to build. The impressive structure features in the hit TV series The Bridge.

 
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During the building of the Oresund Bridge, 16 unexploded World War II bombs were found, halting construction and causing setbacks.

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