Tranquil and Urban

Beauty, culture and picturesque views i significant for Helsinborg city. The narrow streets in the heart of the town mix perfectly with a beautiful waterfront promenade lined by restaurants and galleries. Stroll through the shopping street Kullagatan, unwind at one of the cosy restaurants, or survey the architecture. Drop in at Sofiero Palace and Gardens on the outskirts of town. Sofiero is one of Skåne’s most popular attractions being the old summerhouse of the royal family. The region around Helsingborg city has even more to offer, old fishing villages, Söderåsen National park, vineyards, farm shops, porpoise safaris and much more. It’s all close together which makes it easy for your guest to explore. Port of Helsingborg, being the second largest port in Sweden have the possibility to offer Cruise Lines and its passengers a variety of options for the ship to berth, either alongside one of our different quays or by anchorage. No matter the option, the guests will always be close to or in the middle of the vibrant city centre.

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Useful information

Language

Swedish

Distance from pier to city center

From South pier: 7-10 minutes by car
From Ocean pier: 5 minutes by ca
City berth: 0 minutes by car or by walking

Transportation to/from airport

Copenhagen international airport: Train or taxi (approx 80 minutes) Ängelholm/Helsingborg domestic airport: Shuttlebus or taxi (approx 30 minutes)

Currency

Swedish Krona SEK

Transport to/from city center

From South pier: 7-10 minutes by car
From Ocean pier: 5 minutes by car

City Card

N/A

Downloadable map

Not available

Port information

Berthing policy: First come, first served. Information available here

North Harbour - tender quay

Max LOA: 200 m / 656 ft (no limit by anchorage) Max depth: 4 m (no limit by anchorage) Type of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Passenger Fenders available (brand and type): Rubber Bollard strength: 50 tons Learn more
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South Harbour - Various piers available

Max LOA: 250 m (main pier 540 m) Max depth: 13,5 m Type of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Cargo Fenders available (brand and type): Rubber Bollard strength: 50 pull / ton Learn more

North Harbour - City pier no. 119

Max LOA: 160 mMax depth: 7 mType of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): PassengerFenders available (brand and type): RubberBollard strength: 50 pull / ton Learn more

Port Reception Facilities

North Harbour - tender quay, South Harbour - various piers, North Harbour - City pier

Direct shore connections available: PotwaterNumber and maximum flow rate: 30 m3/hDirect downstream to municipal facilities: YesMARPOL standard connections fitted: International standardBarges available: None, have to be ordered Learn more

Port Fees

Harbour dues (Currency/GT)

4,40 SEK/GT

Passenger dues (Currency/PAX)

Included in harbour dues

Services available for guests

Always available
Available in some cases
Download PDF with overview of services available at all Cruise Baltic destinations.
Pier
Personal welcome

Our welcome service is located at the shuttlebus stop and tender boat stop, in the city centre

Musical welcome

Traditional folklore music when arriving.

Gifts for passengers

Flowers are handed out to passangers when returning from the tours.

Cruise guest national flags

The flag of the origin of the ship and the national majority of the passengers.

Shopping & Attractions
Shops open on Sundays

Some shops are open on Sundays. For more detailed information visit the website.

Shops offer flexible opening hours for cruise guests

If specific opening hours are requested contact Visit Helsingborg. visit@helsingborg.se

Museums offer flexible opening hours for cruise guests

If specific opening hours are requested contact Visit Helsingborg. visit@helsingborg.se

Shops accept credit card payment with no lower limit
Free city maps
Port
Independent guest reception and help
Local life and events with locals

Passengers can book a Greeter and get a locals hidden gems in Helsingborg. A perfect way to get behind the guidebooks.

Mailbox available
Signed route from pier to city centre and/or public transport

The tour operators provide shuttlebuses when the ship is anchored outside the city center. For more information contact the tour operators.

Tourist information (office or maps) in port area

Our welcome service is located at the shuttlebus stop and tender boat stop, in the city centre. We also offer hospitality desk on board when requested.

Free Wi-Fi in port

Helsingborg offers free wifi in the whole city centre and in the north harbour.

Destination collaboration
Authorized guides

All guides are provided by the tour operators.

Education of tourism partners on the cruise guest

In Helsingborg all tourism partners are offered education in hospitality.

Possiblity for special arrangements and flexibility

Contact Visit Helsingborg visit@helsingborg.se

Destination video available for Cruise Lines
Transport
Free shuttle available

The tour operators provide shuttlebuses when the ship is anchored outside the city center. For more information contact the tour operators.

City centre within 1 km from pier

It depends on where the ship is anchored.

Publicly regulated taxis
Bike rental including map or GPS

Sometimes bike rental is provided where the welcome service is located. For more information contact Visit Helsingborg.

Turnaround facilities
Scandic Hotel(s) in city
Cruise-ready hotels
Direct flights to USA

Copenhagen Airport (one hour train or car-ride)

Airport less than one hour drive from port

Copenhagen International Airport is located one hour from Helsingborg.Ängelholm/Helsingborg Airport is located 30 min from Helsingborg and operates mainly domestic destinations.

Airport less than one hour drive from city centre

Copenhagen International Airport is located one hour from Helsingborg.Ängelholm/Helsingborg Airport is located 30 min from Helsingborg and operates mainly domestic destinations.

Free Wi-Fi in airport

Selected attractions

Sofiero Palace

10.000 rhodendendrons, flowers of every colour, lawns, paths and a breathtaking view of Oresound from the café.

Fredriksdal Open Air Museum

18th century mansion, now large green area in the city, botanical gardens, 16th century farmhouses.

Dunker Culture Center

Designed by Kim Utzon, son of Jörn Utzon (Sydney Opera House). Modern art and town history exhibitions, shows. Design shop.

The Tower Kärnan

Remains of medieval Helsingborg Castle. Wonderful view from the 35 metres high tower.

The Kullaberg Nature Reserve

Peninsula with an amazing nature, stunning view of the sea, *** Michelin Travel Guide.

Exciting extras

North Harbour Helsingborg

The town’s “modern face” waterfront, restaurants and cafés along the sea.

Flickorna Lundgren

dyllic café, royal history and renowned cakes – especially the “Vanilla Hearts “.

Märta Måås Fjätterström

World famous carpet weavery in the picturesque village of Båstad.

Våffelbageriet Möllebacken

Café and restaurant from the beginning of the century, grand view of Helsingborg and Oresound.

Wallåkra Stoneware Factory and Nature Reserve

One of Sweden’s oldest stoneware ovens still in use. In beautiful nature reserve.

Book a Greeter

You can meet up with a local and get a personal reflection of the city. Get a closer look behind the guide books.

Walk on Landborgen

From the old defense Tower - Kärnan, you can experience a nice walk up on the hill with a beautiful view over to Denmark. You can walk all the way out to Sofiero.

Events

21 Jun 2019
22 Jun 2019
Midsummer celebration
Place: Helsingborg
Category: Folklore
Be part of a genuine midsummer celebration in Sweden with food, folklore music and traditional dance around the midsummer pole.
21 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Midsummer celebration
Place: Helsingborg
Category: Folklore
Be part of a genuine midsummer celebration in Sweden with food, folklore music and traditional dance around the midsummer pole.

Varied Shore Excurions

CLASSIC & POPULAR

Helsingborg City Tour with Sofiero Palace Park
The top of Kärnan, only part of Helsingborg Castle still standing, breathtaking gardens at Sofiero Palace, e.g. 10.000 rhodendendrons.
The Kulla Peninsula – Wild Nature and Charming History
Visit famed bathing resort Mölle, the brightest lighthouse in northern Europe and the famous Kullaberg Nature Reserve.
Bjäre Peninsula and Båstad
A route through gorgeous rolling landscape, forests, cliffs and the sea to the famous summer resort Båstad, with it’s annual international tennis tournament. Lunch at first rate Hotel Skansen.

NEW & ADVENTUROUS

Kullaberg ”Cliff Hanger”
Equipped with safe climbing gear, after thorough instructions, you will be lowered down the hillside. Walk along cliffs, peruse caves.

Contacts

Helsingborg City Council
Emma Håkansson
Director of Tourism
emma.hakansson@helsingborg.se Phone +460 42-10 43 53
Drottninggatan 7a
251 89 Helsingborg, Sweden
Port of Helsingborg
Mark Wieden
Cruise Executive
mark.wieden@port.helsingborg.se Phone +46 42106246 Mobile +46 708701518
Oceangatan 3, PO Box 821
251 08 Helsingborg, Sweden