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Leisure activities and Swedish traditions

Whether you enjoy physical or cultural activities you will have much to choose from while living in Lund, Malmö and southern Sweden. There are many wonderful places to see, and activities to join in close proximity. Follow the links to discover the world around you. There are also a lot of unique Swedish traditions to enjoy, such as Midsummer and Lucia.

The Skåne region with Lund and Malmö

Do you want to explore more of Skåne? Take a look at the website Visit Skåne.

Visit Skåne

At the website Visit Lund you will find "top 10 attractions", guides and inspiration:

Visit Lund

Here you will find travel guide for Malmö, events and inspiration:

Malmö city

Two girls celebrating midsummer, flowers and a strawberry cake

Enjoy the Swedish traditions

Swedish traditions are firmly rooted in history, yet constantly changing. Many celebrations and traditions are maintained for the sake of the festivities. Enjoy!

More about Swedish traditions

The story of Midsummer

The crayfish party

The story of Lucia

Swedish food and lifestyle

Sweden offers a great work-life balance and a lifestyle that appeals to a lot of people. Swedes study and work hard but they also take their rest and relaxation seriously - there is always time for a fika.

20 things to know before you move to Sweden

The Swedish meatballs and cinnamon buns are famous, but have you heard about Jansson's temptation and glögg?

This is your smörgåsbord of Swedish food

Group of cows on a green field, with a dark rainy heaven above.

Freedom to roam - "Allemansrätten"

Sweden has a unique law giving people the freedom to roam, The Right of Public Access (“Allemansrätten”). This allows people to roam the countryside freely, and people can camp, hike, cycle, or even ski on someone else’s property. There are a few exceptions on what’s allowed, so be sure to familiarize yourself with the rules before venturing out. If you plan on going fishing, check to see if any fishing permit is required for the area.