Helsingborg is not only the center of trade and has, after Gothenburg, the second largest port in Sweden, but is also considered one of the most innovative cities in Europe. Helsingborg is connected to the Danish city of Helsingør by ferry. Fortresses, beaches, harbour, forests and parks - the city on the Öresund is diverse. Just as diverse are the locations that the city has to offer. Large parts of Helsingborg's cultural life are located on the waterfront, such as the city theatre or a house of culture. This district "Norra Hamnen" at the harbour is one of the most popular districts of the city, next to the city centre and Fredriksdal.
In addition to an impressive observation tower called "Kränen" and a beautiful city hall, the city centre has the longest pedestrian zone in Sweden. Here you will find a variety of shops, cafés, restaurants and bars, perfect for a birthday party, bachelor party or corporate event. You can also find one or two urban clubs in Helsingborg's city centre.
The northern harbour "Norra Hamnen" is an old cargo harbour that has been transformed into a modern, liveable residential area. But also the flourishing cultural scene, makes itself particularly in this quarter, by the resident culture house and the museum noticeable. Along the modern marina you will now find many restaurants and bars overlooking the water and the beautiful yachts. Helsingborg's main railway station is also located in Norra Hamnen and can also be reached quickly from the city centre. In the immediate vicinity there are hotels that have meeting and seminar rooms as well as coworking space that you can rent. So if you're expecting a lot of participants with a long journey at a meeting who rely on long-distance transport, these locations are perfect.
In Fredriksdal you will find residential buildings surrounded by green spaces, the Fredriksdal estate of the same name, as well as Frediksdal Park and the open-air museum of the same name. The district originates from the old Helsingborg with half-timbered houses, narrow streets, studios as well as artists' workshops and other shops. In cafés you can enjoy Swedish coffee and other Swedish specialities.
In Helsingborg's surrounding countryside you will find endless beaches as well as forests and lots of nature. The city is surrounded by idyllic coastal landscapes. But there are also castles with associated castle park as well as castles not far from the city, these are perfect as a wedding location or for a celebration in pompous style.