Ystad and Österlen offer a wide range of unique and enjoyable experiences. Here is a small selection of many things to see and do. Which will be your favourite gems?
This is a paradise for the nature lover, with plenty of hiking trails. Here nature is never difficult to access. Just enjoyable.
Ystad and Österlen boasts an extensive coastline, which is ideal for all manner of activities by, on or in the water. Why not go on a guided fishing trip by boat and try catching a huge salmon or cod?
Step back through history as you enter the well preserved 18th century Christinehof Slott, or experience life as a knight at the mediaeval castle of Glimmingehus. See illuminated rock carvings after nightfall near Simrishamn, find out about the life in the 13th century at The monastery in Ystad or step inside the stone block walls of Sweden´s widest tomb cairns from the Bronze Age in Kivik, Kiviksgraven.
The area is family friendly with a good opportunity to do things together. See exciting animals at Ystad Zoo, do some trolley ride, hike at Stenshuvud National park, visit Tomelilla Summerpark with its waterpark, carousels and many other exciting activities
The Ystad & Österlen area is a popular destination. Increasing numbers of people are attracted by the peace and quiet, the excellent food and wonderful cultural and natural experiences.
Visit one of our many restaurants or stop for a break at a café. There is something to suit every palate and budget, and we are passionate about both innovation and traditions.