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experience winter

Experience the enchantment of winter in Ystad and on Österlen! This season transforms the destination into a winter wonderland with a crisp air enveloping the surroundings. Stroll around the magical atmosphere of Christmas markets among local delicacies and crafts, and be enchanted by the musical notes of Christmas choirs filling the air.

Christmas in the country

Experience the magic of Christmas in Rynge! Enjoy a cozy moment with wreath tying, triathlon, horse riding, mulled wine, Christmas cookies, sausage grilling and gingerbread crafts. The children can decorate the outdoor tree and dance around it. The real Santa comes to visit to talk to the children about their wishes. Tomten offers atmospheric singing and accepts wish lists. Bring family, neighbors and friends. Warm welcome!

Date 26/11

Christmas in Ystad

Experience a magical Christmas opening at Stortorget in Ystad! At 18.00 the evening begins with an opening speech. Afterwards, you can enjoy atmospheric musical entertainment and theater performances. The highlight is the lighting of the stately tree, whose sparkling lights spread Christmas cheer throughout the city. An unforgettable start to Christmas!

Date 28/11

Christmas market at Brick

Experience a fairytale Christmas atmosphere at BRICK Österlen's farm during this year's Christmas market! Enjoy a wonderful mix of local exhibitors, where you can find unique Christmas products. The café tempts with delicious food, coffee and hot drinks in festive flavours. The store attracts with both locally and locally made furnishings. A perfect day of Christmas coziness and local experiences!

Date 9-10/12

Christmas market at the top

Experience Ystads IF Handball's traditional Christmas market in Högestad. Indulge in an enchanting atmosphere where you can explore a rich diversity of arts and crafts, enjoy delicacies from local producers and discover exciting exhibitors.  A colorful and tasty Christmas experience!

Dates 25-26/11

Discover more events

Winter embraces Ystad and Österlen, and the destination's enchanting landscape and snow-covered alleys invite you to magical scenes, sounds of Christmas music and colorful winter events.


Start from your own interests and explore the diverse range of winter events in the events calendar. 


On December 13, St. Mary's Church will be filled with an enchanting musical atmosphere when the train of bridesmaids and star boys, followed by Lucia herself, makes its entrance. The atmosphere is charged as the lights twinkle and the songs fill the air, and the church becomes a magical place where tradition and community unite in the light of the light of the Lucia train.

Date 13/12

Christmas dinner

Winter sweeps over Ystad and Österlen, and the destination's restaurants welcome visitors to a culinary journey through traditional and modern interpretations of the classic Christmas table. Whether your taste runs towards the classic Christmas table with endless varieties of herring and Christmas ham with mustard grilling, or if you prefer a newer interpretation of the distinct flavors from the Christmas table - you can find a Christmas table that suits you by following our guide.

Sledding hills

As winter sweeps in and covers the destination in its frosty white, it's time to embrace the magic of snow. Go on an adventure in the sledding hill and discover the joy of snow racing or sledding. With enough snow underfoot, the possibilities for exciting descents open up.


Dress warmly, pack your backpack with hot chocolate and make memories with your family on the toboggan runs.

Christmas market at Köpmangatan 6

Explore a range of Christmas wreaths, ceramics, Christmas baskets and other festive items. Perfect opportunity to fix your Christmas presents! Enjoy tasty Christmas sandwiches, cheeses, charcuterie, mulled wine, beer and other refreshing drinks.


For the little ones, there are fun Christmas crafts and sausages with bread. Come and experience the Christmas atmosphere at Köpmangatan 6!

Date 9-10/12

Christmas market at Ystad Saltsjöbad

YSB and Villa Strandvägen's Christmas market offers a varied range of gifts, including flowers, must, decorations and herring for the Christmas table. The market is a fun family experience with activities such as pony rides and games for the children.

Capture the special Christmas atmosphere with beautiful Christmas card images and enjoy lovely live music throughout the market!

Date 9-10/12

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