Tranquil and Urban

Beauty, culture and picturesque views - Helsingborg has it all. The narrow streets in the heart of the town mix perfectly with a beautiful waterfront promenade lined by restaurants and galleries. In a single day, visitors can enjoy the culture and nature of two countries, Sweden and Denmark, at a leisurely pace. Helsingborg is situated at the narrowest point of the Oresound, right across from Elsinore, making it possible to peruse sights of both towns, with only a short boat ride of travel. Culture, amazing parks and flower gardens, design and the promenade are key factors of the Helsingborg charm.

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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 Max depth: 4 m 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 - Spannmålskajen, no. 600

Max LOA: 250 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 - Helsingörskajen, no. 119

Max LOA: 150 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

707-709

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)

5,40 SEK/GT

Passenger dues (Currency/PAX)

0,0 SEK/PAX

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 in the city centre

Musical welcome
Free local food samples
Gifts for passengers

Flowers

Cruise guest national flags

Ships flag state, majority of passenger and national flag

Shopping & Attractions
Shops open on Sundays
Shops offer flexible opening hours for cruise guests
Museums offer flexible opening hours for cruise guests
Shops accept credit card payment with no lower limit
Port
Independent guest reception and help
Local life and events with locals

Our welcome service is located at the shuttlebus stop in the city centre

Signed route from pier to city centre and/or public transport
Tourist information (office or maps) in port area

We offer all cruise lines set up a hospitality desk on board with our personnel

Free Wi-Fi in port

Free wifi in all city center

Destination collaboration
Local cruise network
Authorized guides
Education of tourism partners on the cruise guest
Possiblity for special arrangements and flexibility
Destination video available for Cruise Lines
Transport
City centre within 1 km from pier
Publicly regulated taxis
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
Airport less than one hour drive from city centre
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.

Events

22 Aug 2018
24 Aug 2018
Annual Garden Festival at Sofiero
Place: Helsingborg
Category: Other,Arts & Handcrafts
It has developed into one of southern Sweden’s most popular outdoor events.
31 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2018
Helsingborg Marathon
Place: Helsingborg
Category: Sports
The fifth edition of Helsingborg´s own Marathon will take Place.

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