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Scania

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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.

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

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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.


Get around

Skånetrafiken [7] provides comprehensive rail and bus service in the region.

See

  • Glimmingehus [8] - a well preserved manor from the 16th century
  • Skåne Zoo [9] - 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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