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== Cities ==
 
== Cities ==
 
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* [[Malmö]] - the third largest city of Sweden
* [[Eslöv]]
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* [[Helsingborg]]  
* [[Helsingborg]]
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* [[Lund]] - has a university and a cathedral
 
* [[Kristianstad]]
 
* [[Kristianstad]]
 
* [[Landskrona]]
 
* [[Landskrona]]
* [[Lund]] - has a university and a cathedral
 
* [[Malmö]] - the third largest city of Sweden
 
 
* [[Simrishamn]]
 
* [[Simrishamn]]
 
* [[Trelleborg]]
 
* [[Trelleborg]]
 
* [[Ystad]] - home of fictional detective Kurt Wallander, created by Henning Mankell
 
* [[Ystad]] - home of fictional detective Kurt Wallander, created by Henning Mankell
 
* [[Ängelholm]] - Known for its 6km long beach and for clay pigeons - a kind of ocarina
 
* [[Ängelholm]] - Known for its 6km long beach and for clay pigeons - a kind of ocarina
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* [[Eslöv]]
 
* [[Mölle]] - Small picturesque port town. Known for views and fish dishes.
 
* [[Mölle]] - Small picturesque port town. Known for views and fish dishes.
  
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* '''Malmö Airport''' (Sturup) [http://www.swedavia.se/en/Malmo/Resenar/], located 25 kilometres east of Malmö, has air traffic from Stockholm, Hungary, Poland amongst others. There are Flygbussarna airport coaches [http://www.flygbussarna.se/default.aspx?lang=EN] connections to the cities of Malmö and Lund.  
 
* '''Malmö Airport''' (Sturup) [http://www.swedavia.se/en/Malmo/Resenar/], located 25 kilometres east of Malmö, has air traffic from Stockholm, Hungary, Poland amongst others. There are Flygbussarna airport coaches [http://www.flygbussarna.se/default.aspx?lang=EN] connections to the cities of Malmö and Lund.  
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===By boat===
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Scania is connected to Germany, Denmark and Poland by '''car ferry'''.
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* TT-Line[http://www.ttline.com/en-gb/United-Kingdom/] runs services to [[Travemünde]] and [[Rostock]] (Germany) daily.
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* Scandlines [http://www.scandlines.de/en/main.htm] runs daily services to [[Sassnitz]] and [[Rostock]] (Germany).
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* Scandlines [http://www.scandlines.de/en/main.htm] and HH-Ferries [http://www.hhferries.se/?AreaID=5] runs daily services to [[Elsinore]] (Denmark). The trip takes about 20 minutes and the ships run at least every hour 24/7. Daytime there is a departure every 20 minutes.
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* Unity Line [http://www.unityline.pl/en/] and Polferries [http://www.polferries.se/en/ferry] run daily services to [[Swinoujscie]] (Poland).
  
  

Revision as of 11:30, 21 August 2010

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Øresundsbron bridge connecting Denmark and Skåne.

Scania (Swedish: Skåne, [1]) is the southernmost province in Sweden, and part of the Götaland region. It is known for its rich agricultural fields, its old history, long beaches, Danish heritage and a remarkable local accent.

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Cities

Other destinations

  • Ven Island
  • The picturescue southeastern district of Österlen
  • The Kullaberg nature reserve
  • The three small national parks Stenshuvud, Söderåsen, and Dalby Söderskog
  • Falsterbo peninsula
  • Båstad [2] town and Bjäre area
  • The Kullabygden region which hosts a nature reserve, horseback riding and picturesque coastal towns
  • Ales stenar - a 67 metre long stone ship formed by 59 large boulders of sandstone, a megalithic monument from the Nordic Iron Age

Understand

Talk

Get in

By plane

  • Copenhagen Airport (Kastrup) [3] (IATA: CPH) in Denmark, is the main international airport of the area, located just across the Øresundbron bridge connecting Denmark and Sweden. A 20 minute trip by train, bus or car takes you from Copenhagen Airport to Skåne. Skånetrafiken [4] trains run from Copenhagen Airport to Malmö and Skåne every 20 minutes, a one way ticket costs around 100 SEK (10 Euro).
  • Malmö Airport (Sturup) [5], located 25 kilometres east of Malmö, has air traffic from Stockholm, Hungary, Poland amongst others. There are Flygbussarna airport coaches [6] connections to the cities of Malmö and Lund.

By boat

Scania is connected to Germany, Denmark and Poland by car ferry.

  • TT-Line[7] runs services to Travemünde and Rostock (Germany) daily.
  • Scandlines [8] runs daily services to Sassnitz and Rostock (Germany).
  • Scandlines [9] and HH-Ferries [10] runs daily services to Elsinore (Denmark). The trip takes about 20 minutes and the ships run at least every hour 24/7. Daytime there is a departure every 20 minutes.
  • Unity Line [11] and Polferries [12] run daily services to Swinoujscie (Poland).


Get around

Skånetrafiken [13] provides comprehensive rail and bus service in the region.

See

  • Glimmingehus [14] - a well preserved manor from the 16th century
  • Skåne Zoo [15] - the only Scandinavian zoo with Scandinavian animals only

Itineraries

Do

Hike on Skåneleden.

Eat

In all of Sweden Scania is most known for the culinary arts. Malmö offers a wide selection of restaurants, the region of Österlen has alot to offer in the way of food.

Drink

Stay safe

Get out


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