Pictures from Skåne - Sweden - Northeast Skåne

Excursions in northeast Skåne, the municipalities:
Bromölla, Hässleholm, Kristianstad, Osby, Östra Göinge.

Excursions:
Alslingan - trail at western Finjasjön through one of Skåne's most largest area of wet alder forests. A 1.6 km long boardwalk through what sometimes is called Europe's rainforest.
Aosehus - in Åhus. The ruin of a castle probably built before the 1150th. Strategically located where Helge river once flowed into the sea. It was destroyed in 1569.
Biskopskällaren - is a basement on the island Ivö in lake Ivösjön. The basement is what remains after a larger building that Archbishop Andreas Sunesson spent his last years in the 1220s.
Bäckaskogs castle - is located on the strip of land between Oppmannasjön and Ivösjön. Laid out in the 1200s as premonstraten monestarry. Royal summertime in the 1800s. Today tourist destination, conferences, hotel.
Finja church - from the 1130's. Known for its murals from around 1140.
Forsakar - In a 40 meter deep, narrow canyon is a brook with two waterfalls, the first and highest one is about 10 meters high. This is the most wellknown waterfall in Skåne.
Frännarp rock carving - west of Knislinge. Unusual rock carvings with many carriages drawn by horses.
Hammarmölledamm - dam in Hovdalaån south of Finjasjön. Surrounded by beautiful forests. From the dam, the water is in a culvert for a power plant, but some can play freely in the creek.
Heliga Trefaldighetskyrkan - in Kristianstad was commissioned by the Danish King Christian IV, and was consecrated in 1628. A Renaissance cathedral with light and space, conceived as cathedral.
Hembygdsparken in Hässleholm - Consists of museum, coffee house, ponds, playground, stage, a number of old buildings have over the years been moved there. On a hill stands a mill from Öland. In the park has been built up copies of ancient tombs.
Hovdala castle - A castle with memories from snapphanar (guerilla soldier in the 17th century) and a recreational area south of the lake Finjasjön.
Häglinge gravfält - ust north of Häglinge beside the road to Sösdala. Grave field from the second half of the Iron Age, about 500-900 AD. Remains of two stone ships and numerous standing stones.
Hässleholm kulturhus - tourist information, library, restaurant, cinema, premises, exhibitions.
Hässleholms museum - shows Hässleholm as transportation junction and garrison town. A large collection of military vehicles. A railway model as it was in the 1960s.
Höge väg - by Maltesholm castle on Linderödsåsen northern slope, is an amazing kilometer long road of stone. Took 50 years to build around 1800.
Ignaberga kalkbrott - was below the sea surface about 75 million years ago during the Cretaceous period. In the quarry, fossils of marine animals have been found from that time. The lime quarry in Ignaberga dates back to the 11th century.
Ivö klack - on the north Ivö is 133 meters above sea level. In a disbanded quarry one can find fossils.
Ivö church - from the beginning of the 1200s, with wall paintings and a well where the water can become wine.
Julmarknad 2010 - household's Society annual Christmas Fair 'Skånejul' on Hässleholmsgården, the manor that has given its name to the town of Hässleholm.
Jungfruslingan - is a hiking trail southwest Nävlinge past the waterfall Maiden Fall (Jungfrufallet) and the Maiden stone (Jungfrustenen) which is a large split boulder. Named after a legend about a fleeing maiden.
Klackabacken - hiking trail west of Vä. Past ancient monuments and the defense facility Skepparslöv redoubts. These earthworks were built in 1678 during the Scanian War. Beautiful scenery.
Liarumsängen - at Liarum situated just northeast of Linderöd. This is a beautiful meadow in spring flaunts and then is worth a botanical visit.
Lillö ruin - once a great fortress in the wetlands at Helgeå west of Kristianstad. The Swedes destroyed the castle after that Skåne became Swedish 1658.
Linnérundan - walk through the wetlands at Helgeå west of Kristianstad, past the bird-rich meadows, the medieval castle ruins Lillö, Härlövsborg, deciduous forest with ponds.
Lowest point - in Sweden is 2.41 meters below sea level and is located in a grove of trees in Kristianstad. Here is information about the history and measuring posture showing the sea level.
Magle våtmark - in Hässleholm with landscaped treatment ponds, recreational area for people and bird-rich.
Mala stones - Iron Age burial ground situated on an oak-covered height at Mala north of Hässleholm.
With T4 in Vienna - about a shipment of supplies to Vienna after World War II.
Mölleröds slottsruin - the castle at Finjasjön was built around 1580 and was burned by the Danes and snapphanar during the Scanian War 1678. Today are remains of the wall and a moat.
Naturum, Vattenriket - Visitor Centres wetlands (Naturum Vattenriket) 'an exhibition full of experiences', on what to see in the wetlands at Kristianstad.
Pulken - nature reserve with meadows one kilometer west of Yngsjö. Rest here thousands of cranes in late March/early April. The cranes can be observed from an observation tower.
Regional museum - in Kristianstad with arthall, shop, café.
Skeingeborg - (Skeviaborg) is an octagonal castle ruins from the 1100s on an islet in Skeingesjön west of Osby. On the site is a meter high remains of the octagonal wall.
Slingra dig - an architect designed bird watching tower at Almaån inflow at Mölleröd at northern Finjasjön.
Tivoliparken - is nice park south of the railway station in Kristianstad, with a prom along the river Helge å.
Ugnsmunnarna - on Ivö. A dozen meters from the beach rises a few meter high steep of rock from the Cretaceous period about 100 million years ago. Along the precipice you can search for fossils.
Verumsgården - Kafé Verum, Hässleholms IF's cafe in Hässleholm, where the interior can be purchased.
Vittsjöborg - on the isthmus between Pickelsjön and Mellomsjön in Vittsjö. Here was a castle in the 1300s that was destroyed by fire, probably during an attack. What remains are some hills.
Vittsjö skans - memorial stone of Gustavus Adolphus near death experience 1612. A Danish fortification during the Kalmar War 1611-13. Highly situated between two lakes and a river.
Vätteryd grave field - with stone ships from the late Iron Age situated on Highway 23 south of Sösdala.
Wanås konst - in the park to Wanås Castle. It displays contemporary art, every year invited artists create art in the park.
Åbjär - is a deciduous forest area with a ravine on Linderödsåsens northern slope.
Åhus - about a walk past St. Anne's Chapel, remains of monastery wall, Aosehus, Kungsstugan, the church, the museum, and food.
Åhus church - St. Mary's Church with the oldest parts dating from the 1100s, later extended, stands as a memory of Ahus heydays. In the churchyard is a remarkable tombstone.

Lillö ruin

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