How To Spend a Day in Malmö

Malmö, Sweden may not be as popular a destination as other European cities, but it is worth a visit if you will be in a neighboring city for an extended period of time. It is an especially popular destination for students studying abroad in Copenhagen. Here's how to plan a trip to Malmö:

Transportation from Copenhagen:

Take the metro to Copenhagen Airport and transfer to a train heading towards Malmö Central Station. The train takes about 30 minutes and is only three short stops away. Please note that a separate ticket must be purchased for the train, and a DIS Travel Pass or Rejsekort card will not work. Although there is no official passport control, you should bring your passport just in case.

Transportation within Malmö: 

All of the major sites are walkable, but public transportation is always a great option.

What to See:

1.Moderna Museet Malmö: This modern and contemporary art museum features a great café inside.

2.Sankt Petri Church- This large and beautiful church offers free admission.

3.Malmöhus Castle- This beautiful castle is the home of Malmö’s major museums. It is a great place to learn about the history of Malmö and see some of the incredible artwork. The admission ticket also covers entrance to the Technology and Maritime Museum across the street, where you can load a World War II Submarine.

4.Lilla Torg- This small square is a great spot to eat, shop, and relax.

5.Guided Boat Tour-Malmö is surrounded by water, so a boat tour is a great way to see the city from a different point of view.

6.Turning Torso- This is the tallest building in Scandinavia. There is no need to go to the building up close, but be on the lookout for it’s unique architecture when you are exploring the city streets.