Photo: Johan Funke
Photo: Lina Holmberg
Photo: Hovdala Castle
Photo: Johan Funke
Hässleholm and the surrounding areas in northern Skåne has got many pleasant hiking areas with a varied nature, delightful sceneries and interesting cultural monuments. All year round, in all kinds of weather, there are great opportunities to explore nature.
Hovdala Hiking Center is one of the recreation areas in Hässleholm's absolute vicinity which is under development and which in the recent years has enriched many hikers with great experiences along new trails. Here you'll find hiking opportunities for everyone, from varied half-day options to longer-term adventures but also shorter walking routes. Take the train to Hässleholm and start your hiking right from the centre of town.
Another popular and incredibly scenic nature area is Vedema. This area offer you winding paths, pebbly streams and marked trails in a hilly terrain. This is magic.
The staff at the Tourist Information in Hässleholm will be happy to assist you with tips, information and maps.
Welcome to enjoy nature of Hässleholm!
Discover Hovdala recreation area and the popular hiking trails. Here you´ll get the very best of Skåne nature and culture in a varied landscape. Get a map at the tourist office in Hässle-holm and start your hiking at Hovdala Manor or at the railway station in the centre of Hässleholm. Choose between several alternatives for both halfday hiking tours as well as wholeday experiences.
A visit in the Tykarp´s cave, in Ignaberga 7 km from Hässleholm, will certainly enjoy the whole family. Go underground and discover the magical world among pillared halls and long labyrinths. Hear stories about limestone mining, bats and Ronia the Robber´s daughter, a Swedish film that was partly produced here. Guided tours during weekends in August-September.
Hovdala Manor, south of Hässleholm, invites you to a new season. The shop and outdoor museum are open every day (except Mondays) 11 am - 5 pm. Bring your family and enjoy some of the outdoor games in the park, or borrow a discoverybag and explore nature around the castle. Visit interesting exhibitions, the park and garden.
In Västra Torup you´ll find activities for the whole family to enjoy. Take an alpaca tour along winding forest roads, go on a farm tour and come really close to the elks the park. The tours have to be prebooked. The farm shop sells alpaca wool products and elk souvenirs. Available all year round but you have to prebook your visit.