Lund is a charming city in southern Sweden with many attractions for visitors. The historical city center is build around Stortorget and Domkyrkan, the big cathedral, which is over 900 years old. Among cobblestone streets and medieval buildings you will find several nice parks, restaurants, cafés, shops and bars. despite it’s small size, Lund is a very livly city with many events and activities since it’s one of Swedens most popular university cities and therefore filled with students. But there is also a lot to see and do with a group of colleagues, or with your visiting family.
Where to eat
On the street Klostergatan, only a few blocks away from Domkyrkan, you will find Creperiet in a yellow house with plastered facade. Here you can enjoy Crepes and Galettes with lots of different toppings for both breakfest, brunch, lunch and dinner. Gattostretto is an italian restaurant where you can get a nice and affordable pasta for lunch. If you are craving a burger, there are places like Tugg Burgers, Shade Burgers, Burger 13 and Surf Shack. If you’re having a heard time deciding on what to eat, Lunds Saluhall is worth a visit. You can stroll around stalls and shops with delicacies and fresh groceries in the trading part and then sit down on which ever restaurant attracts the most.
What to see
Lunds Domkyrka, with its rich history and beautiful architecture, is one of the major tourist destinations in southern Sweden. Whether you want to sit in on a service or just want to see the beautiful cathedral from a distance, it’s for sure worth a vist if you’re in the area. The cathedral is centrally located between Stortorget and Lundagård, which is one of the city’s beautiful parks. Other well visited green areas are Stadsparken where you can enjoy beautiful nature, go skateboarding or work out in the outdoor gym. The botanical garden, located just east of the city center, is an obvious stop during the summer months. Other popular destinations to visit is Häckebärga slott, Skissernas Museum, Konsthallen or Historiska Museet.
What to do – with colleagues
Do you and your colleagues have a free moment and want to do something together? In Lund there is something for everyone. Bowling, disc golf, padel or go-kart for the restless ones. Shopping in the city center or Nova Lund shopping center. Maybe end the evening with a movie at one of Lunds cinemas? If you like flea markets and are in Lund between April and September, a vist to Södra Esplanaden on Saturdays might be something for you. Lots of people gather here to sell used clothes and gadgets.
What to do – with the family
If the family is visiting over the weekend, there are a variety of fun activities for the children. If the weather is nice, you can take the opportunity to visit the playgrounds in Stadsparken and Tunaparken, or fins the closest playground here. During rainy days, a visit to Högevall’s inside waterpark is a good choice.
Kulturen is a museum that consists of several cultural-historical houses and gardens. Here you can enter the different houses and experience life in the city and in the countryside, in different eras. You can also choose from around twenty exhibitions, so there is something for all ages. Vattenhallen Science Center is also a fun place to visit. The children get to experiment with a focus on science and technology.
We hope you have time to see and enjoy this city during your work stay!