Fly To Malmö, Sweden
This is the third largest city in Sweden. Malmö is part of the expanding Öresund region that is joined to Copenhagen in Denmark. This city, which is historically known as The City of Parks due to the number of key anchor parks that date back to the early 1900's – has amazing attractions that make for the perfect holiday destination.
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Why visit Malmö?
- Life in Helsingborg is enjoyable, and lively!
- This beautiful city has some of the best sights and attractions in Sweden!
- The people are very welcoming and friendly, you would not want to leave with the great hospitality experienced in this city!
The warm summer months of June-August are very pleasant, heat waves are common from time-to-time during summer, and these are also its busiest months as most tourists flock.
Winters which occur during December-March are known to be icy cold, if snowfall is what you want then you should visit Malmö during this time.
Malmö has residents who speak 100 languages and belong to 164 different nationalities. However the official language in Sweden is English.
- Malmö for centuries had been Denmark's second-biggest city!.
- This city is also home to Scandinavia's tallest building- Turning Torso!
- Malmö has a plan to ensure that by 2030 the whole city will run on renewable energy!
Malmö is famous for all of its popular spots and attractions. The Turning Torso which is located near to Malmö Central Station is a major tourist attraction, it is one of Scandinavia's largest buildings. Another must-see for any visitor is Malmöshus Castle which houses several of Malmö's major museums within its historic walls.
For those travellers that are looking to have a good time the Malmöfestivalen takes place in late August, this festival is known for having amazing street art, performances, and dancing, live bands, stages strewn all around the city and tented food and festival fare villages. With so much fun to have in this city it is not hard to see why locals and tourists love Malmö so much.
When eating out in Malmö you can expect the cuisine focus to be on well prepared and local produce with a little European influence.
This city which is otherwise known as the City of Parks has the highest concentration of restaurants per capita that is why they are known for their famous restaurants.
Lilla Torg is a must-see, it is one of Malmö's busiest spots with numerous café’s to amazing restaurants this is a spot you need to come and indulge in. The best restaurants in Malmö include places like Vollmers, Bastard, Paddy's, Mando Steakhouse, and Lyran.
Malmö is Sweden's most multicultural metropolis, there are 150 nationalities that make up this beautiful city. This place is considered home to the largest Muslim population in Scandinavia, the largest religion however, followed in Sweden is Lutheran Christianity.
The people in this city are known for participating in many cultural activities, but they are not very conservative-they are however very welcoming and friendly individuals with a zest for life.
There are certain locals that take religion very seriously and those individuals are conservative, but still very welcoming to tourists.
Sweden is a very safe place to visit an go on holiday to but there have been attacks in Malmö that have caused tourists to be weary of the safety in this city.
The city of Malmö is a very safe place even though there have been attacks, there have been added security and safety measures that have been implemented in order to prevent such occurrences from happening again.
This is still the fun loving and lively city that everyone knows, things have not changed that much. Travellers are just asked to remain aware of their surroundings, especially being in a new place.
South Africans do need a Visa in order to enter Sweden. You can contact the Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria (Telephone: +012 426 6400) for more information, in addition to the Visa application.
The South African embassy in Sweden.Address: Fleminggatan 20 112 26 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone: :(+46) 8660 71 36
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Malmö Airport (code: MMX) is Sweden's fifith busiest airport, it has become an important part of the infrastructure of the Öresund region.Food and drink
There are many restaurants that are located within the airport they include places like Restaurant Husman, Espresso house, O'Learys, Fika, and Steff's place.Exchange currency
There are currency exchange offices in Malmö, for more information on where these offices are you should go to the information desk that is located within the airport.Lost luggage
If you have lost any piece of luggage you should inform the service people at the information desk that is located within the airport/ you can contact your airlines handling services immediately for more assistance.Airport hotels
There are two hotels that are located near the airport they include Sturup Airport Hotel and Nötesjö.Airport hub
Malmö Airport (code: MMX) is a hub for Hermes Airlines, Iraqi Airways, Malmö Aviation, Norwegian, Primera Air, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Svenska Direkflyg, Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia, Tuifly Nordic, and Wizz Air..Car Hire
The main car hire dealerships that are located at the airport include Avis, Budget, Europcar , Hertz, Mabi, and Sixt
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