Top 10 in the surroundings

Top 10 in the surroundings

Day hikes are effortlessly combined with everyday city life. You'll find many lovely experiences just outside Lund, go for a hike in the national park, try the railroad cycling or pay a visit to the world's oldest stud farm still in operation.

Scandinavia's oldest preserved stone church with beautiful surroundings and a lovely view towards Lund city. When it was founded, the church was briefly a Danish episcopal seat, which the church subsequently lost to Lund Cathedral.

In Lund, you will find Sweden's smallest national park, not far from the city centre. See the spring blooms and the massive summer foliage or listen to the intense birdsong. Fun fact - parts of Astrid Lindgren's film about Ronja Rövardotter was filmed right here.

Cycle on the railroad! The railroad tracks in Lund meander through the beautiful scenery of the Romeleåsen valley, from Björnstorp to Veberöd. Pedal your way through the varied landscape, with a picnic basket included in the package.

Whether or not you love horses, make sure to visit the state horse stud, which is the world's oldest stud farm still in operation. Visit the stables and see the powerful horses, but remember to look up or you'll miss the stork family on the roof.

Lund municipality is large in area and here you will find four golf courses. Värpinge Golf Club, Lund Academic Golf Club, Naturally Golf & Country Club and Romeleåsen Golf Club are all situated in wonderful surroundings.

In the middle of Scania's cultural landscape is this living museum. An agricultural environment from the 1800s - with buildings, animals and gardens. It is best experienced in the summer - but you can walk around the area all year round.

There are many benefits to Lund. One of them is that nature is always close by. Skåneleden (Scania trail) is one of Lund's most beautiful plains and exciting natural experiences, with ridges, forests and a water-filled quarry.

One of Sweden's most popular recreation areas. This area is visited by Lund's runners, young inquisitive families, nature lovers, hikers and orienteers. Easily accessible by bus, car or bicycle.

Although Lund is today a part of Sweden, it was not always so. Around the municipality, you can read the information boards that recount the battle fought between Sweden and Denmark in 1676 - one of the bloodiest battles in Scandinavia.

Uppåkra Archaeological Center

Immediately south of Lund is Uppåkra, the largest known Iron Age settlement in Scandinavia. There have been over 20,000 discoveries here, including gold, silver and bronze objects. You can also see some of them at the Historical Museum.

Updated: 2022-01-12

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Lund is a kind city. It’s a place where little feet can explore. Experience the thrill of 213 meters of water slides, enter a world of exciting experiments, go railroad cycling or take a day outside.

Everything is close at hand here in Lund, making it the perfect city to discover on foot or by bike. You are sure to find your favourites among all the exciting experiences and attractions available here.