Landskrona Kommun

History-charged region at the Öresund

The municipality Landskrona is located in the west of the southern Swedish province Skåne, directly on the Oresund, the strait between Sweden and Denmark. The citadel of Landskrona, unique landscapes and cliffs and the island Ven attract many tourists to the area each year.

The region around Landskrona is not only popular because of the island Ven, with its beautiful cliff line, the Tycho Brahe Museum and its almost car-free nature.

There are also beautiful beaches such as the family-friendly sandy beach Borstahusens Badplats in the fishing village Borstahusen or the Svenska Golfmuseet, the only golf museum in Sweden.

Near the center of Landskrona you can visit the Landskrona Citadell, one of the best preserved fortifications of the 16th century. Just behind the moat of the fortress, you meet the Citadellkolonierna, the oldest preserved garden colony of Sweden with Rothoffs Museikoloni, the only allotment museum in the country.

North of the city the landscape is characterized by rolling hills, you can explore in the nature reserve Hilleshögs Dalar. A little further along the coast, in the nature reserve Glumslövs Backar, is an exciting cliff line towards the sea.

Overall, the municipality consists of 9 villages with more than 200 residents. Furthermore the island Ven comes with about 350 permanent residents and 10,000 summer guests each day. By far the largest town in the region is Landskrona, which is also the central town of the municipality, with about 31,000 residents. The next largest localities are Häljarp (2,800 inhabitants), [link=3-80]Glumslöv[/ link] (2,000 residents) and [link=3-81]Asmundtorp[/link ] (1,600 residents).