Malmö, located in the far south of Sweden, just across the Öresund strait from Copenhagen in Denmark, is the third largest city in the country after Stockholm and Gothenburg. A swirl of diversity, a mishmash of old and new, Malmö is one of the most eclectic cities in Scandinavia. Spiraling skyscrapers loom above bustling centuries-old squares, and unassuming brick facades house a treasure of modern artistic creations. This incredible city will capture your heart and leave you wanting more.
Founded in the late 1200s, Malmö originally belonged to Denmark, only becoming Swedish in 1658. Today, the city is home to over 316,000 people, a true melting pot of cultures, with residents hailing from over 170 countries. Belonging to the Skåne province, which covers the southernmost tip of Sweden. The Malmö weather is slightly milder than in the rest of the country. Located at the edge of the sea, it is a fairly windy city. But in general, you’ll find warm, pleasant summers and relatively temperate winters.