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Quietly Wonderful Malmö awaits

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Cruise destination Malmö benefits from being part of the largest Baltic/Nordic Portoperator for Cruise. Expertise from Copenhagen and Visby makes it part of a +300 Annual Cruise operation. Vessels calling get the full effect of this expertise. Malmö is Sweden’s 3rd largest city and has just the right size for a chilled and friendly atmosphere while being large enough to boast all the cultural life and attractions of a big city. Eco-friendly stores and cafés abound in the idyllic and lively city center, a beautiful mix of cobbled squares, vast pedestrian streets, pretty canals, and leafy parks. The music and art scenes are thriving, and Malmö also prides itself on its multi-cultural ambiance – as well as some of Sweden’s very best restaurants.

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What you need to know


Swedish but In general swedes speak English extremely well, and some even German and French.

Distance from pier to city center

By walk: Frihamnskajen 602-604: 1 km Krankaj 0031: 1 km Driving 2 km from both ports

Transportation to/from airport

Copenhagen Airport (Kastrup) is only 20 minutes away by train from downtown Malmö. Trains run round the clock. Malmö Sturup Airport is 40 minutes from downtown Malmö by airport shuttle.


Swedish Krona SEK


351 000, Sweden's third largest city

Transport to/from city center

15-20 minutes walk and 5 minutes by taxi

City map

Important Port Matters

Berthing policy: Information available here

Frihamnskaj 602 - 604

Max LOA: 500 m Max depth: 9,2 m Type of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Passenger Fenders available (brand and type): Tire- fender 1,20 m Bollard strength: 50 ts Learn more
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Krankaj 0031

Max LOA: 240 m Max depth: Up to 9.1 m (draft 8.6) depending on quay-location Type of berth (passenger, cargo, bulk traffic): Passenger Bollard strength: 50 ts Info on tides: None Learn more

Covid-19 Information

There are currently no COVID-19 restrictions in any of the 31 Cruise Baltic destinations. If the situation changes, this section will be updated with the necessary information regarding each port and destination.

Port Fees

Harbour dues (Currency/GT)

4,20 SEK/GT

Passenger dues (Currency/PAX)

5,40 SEK/PAX in and out again

Services available for guests

Always available
Available in some cases
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Personal welcome

Tourist information always at the pier

Musical welcome and/or farewell
Free local food samples
Cruise guest national flags
Shops open on Sundays

There are about 646 shops and 250 cafés and restaurants in Malmö City. Shopas are open 362/365 days.

Shops offer flexible opening hours for cruise guests
Independent guest reception and help
Signed walking route from pier to city centre and/or public transport

The blue dots in the ground will take the guest from the ship to the city.

Tourist information
Free Wi-Fi in port
Destination collaboration/shore excursions
Local cruise network

Malmö Cruise network

Authorized guides

SkåneGuide - for a better experience with an authorized guide

Education of tourism partners on the cruise guest
Free shuttle available

Mini-train serves as shuttle service to/from the city centre

City centre within 1 km from pier
Publicly regulated taxis
Bike rental including map or GPS
Credit cards accepted in taxis
Turnaround facilities
Direct flights to USA
Airport less than one hour drive from port

Malmö Airport

Airport less than one hour drive from city centre

Copenhagen Airport

Free Wi-Fi in airport
Quarters for crew in port

Destination Highlights

Malmö has a lot to offer, no matter if you are the typical city dweller or the outdoorsy type. Explore the multicultural area of Möllevången with its international food, enjoy the shopping along the pedestrian street of Södergatan and the Old Town or head down to the sustainable area of The Western Harbour with it’s beautiful ocean view.

Malmöhus Castle

Oldest Renaissance castle in Scandinavia. Located in a leafy parkland right at the heart of Malmö.

The West Harbour Area

A frontrunner of environmental city planning, this eco-friendly, architecturally adventurous area is the pride of Malmö. Västra Hamnen, or ‘The Western Harbour’ in English, is a sustainable neighbourhood with it’s famous Turning Torso building for stunning views of the city beach and Oresund bridge.

Turning Torso

Santiago Calatrava’s impressive, twisting skyscraper masterpiece is the architectural iconic signature of Malmö.

Lilla Torg

Lilla torg means ‘the little square’ and this is exactly what it is. Some of the oldest building in Malmö are located here and you can enjoy the view while sitting down with a drink at one of the many open-air cafés

The Museum of Modern Art

One of Europe´s leading museums of contemporary art. Moderna Museet Malmö is a high-quality museum with an independent exhibition program. Here you can see art from the most important contemporary artists form the 20th century onwards.The museum is a converted Power station, one of Sweden’s most beautiful. Address: Ola Billgrens plats 2-4,

Slottsträdgården /Slottsparken

Located just behind Malmöhus Castle you find Slottsträdgården, which is a beautiful little garden, and Slotssparken where you can enjoy a walk or a picnic in the leafy surroundings. The city canal also runs through the park so if you want to be real active, rent a paddle boat or a kayak and go through the park.


Möllevången (or Möllan, as the locals say) is the city’s popular multicultural area. Here you’ll find the square called Möllevångstorget that has a lively and very popular fruit and vegetable market and around Möllan there is plenty of restaurants, bars and various types of international shops

Exciting extras

Malmö is a mix of cultures and offers a diverse selection of cultural attractions, such as the new Moderna Museet Malmö, the lavish light that floods Malmö Konsthalls bright architecture and the broad modern and renaissance collection of Malmö Museer. Old meets new in this diverse and atmospheric Swedish city. Modern great architecture meets picturesque city parks, culinary highlights in varied restaurants ranging from Michelin starred to street food from alll around the world. A broad selection of cultural events in music, theatre and much more offers something for everyone.  


Boat trip that takes you along Malmö’s canals. The very best way to explore the city.

Casino Cosmopol

Malmö's international casino is situated in the beautiful surroundings of Slottsparken. The casino offers a poker room, a restaurant & a bar, a sport zone. If you want the ultimate gaming experience then we offer a choice between 29 tables and more than 240 slot machines.

Ribersborg Beach

Ribersborg’s 1898 bath establishment is a local favourite, open for sauna and swimming in the sea – all year. Located right by the beach in Malmö you find the outdoor bathing house Ribersborgs kallbadhus. All year round, this is where both locals and visitors experience cold water bathing and sauna - a beloved tradition in Malmö and in Sweden.


Swedes love cinnamon buns, sample the best in Slottsträdgården café, right next to renaissance castle Malmöhus.

Saluhallen, Indoor food market

Malmö Saluhall is the obvious destination for anyone who loves quality produce and delicious food.

Rent a bike

The best way to explore Malmö is by bike! Malmö provide you with over 500 km of cykel paths. You will find cycle paths cross the city, from the beautiful beaches of Klagshamn in the south to the banks of the Sege river in the north of the city

Book a boat

Sightseeing on the canals. Drive your own electrical boat on the canal. Luxurious boats for up to 12 people and space for picnic.

Disgusting Food Museum

At the Disgusting Food Museum, visitors can smell and taste delicacies from all over the world. Some of the 80 exhibited foods are: frog smoothies from Peru, maggot cheese from Sardinia, the notoriously smelly fruit Durian from Thailand. Also included is Swedish surströmming - the infamous putrid herring.

Funnys adventure

Malmö is the proud home to a new family attraction called Funny’s äventyr (Funny’s Adventure). The idea is to immerse the little ones – the recommended ages are between 3 and 12 – and their parents in a world populated by the characters from their favourite fairy tales and children’s books. The indoor theme park is include interactive exhibitions, theatre shows in multiple languages and a ‘fairytale merry-go-round' which lets visitors get close to fairy tale sets complete with lighting and voices - onboard a bumblebee! Funny’s äventyr will feature interactive exhibition areas dedicated to popular children’s fiction characters such as Pettson and Findus, Alfie Atkins, Halvdan the Viking and the Moomins. Funny’s äventyr is located in connection with the Mobilia Shopping Centre

What’s on right now in Malmö?

1 Mar 2024
26 May 2024
Monet´s Garden - exhibition
Category: Arts & Handrafts
Enter the world of Claude Monet. Through screens, grand projections, interactive installations, and music we dive deep into Monet’s masterpieces. Enjoy this immersive experience, where illusions become real, and you can take part in shaping the result.
24 May 2024
26 May 2024
Malmö Garden Show
Category: Other
Garden show focusing on innovative, creative garden designers with sustainability in focus.
6 Jun 2024
6 Jun 2024
Swedish National Day Celebration
Category: Other
In Malmö are we celebrate the National Day every year with flags ceremonies, music, dance and shows for the public, at Stortorget and in Folkets Park.
11 Aug 2024
18 Aug 2024
Malmö Festivalen
Category: Other
Street festival with music, concert, performances, food and lot´s more

Excursions – on and off the beaten path


Malmö by Bus
Discover the history and future of Malmö by bus. The City Hall, eco-friendly area Västra Hamnen, Turning Torso, Malmöhus Castle and the Oresound bridge.
Malmö & Lund
Combine Malmö with ancient university town Lund. Picturesque city centre, famous Lund Cathedral, one of the world’s oldest outdoor museums: Kulturen.
Malmö & the Castles of Scania
Malmö is situated in the beautiful County of Scania, famous for rolling hills and castles, e.g. Katrinetorp, Torup, Svaneholm, Bosjökloster Castles.
Malmö & Golf
Scania has the most golf courses per square mile in Sweden! Enjoy a game at one of the superb local courses, like PGA of Sweden or Barsebäck.
Sightseeing by Canal boat Rundan
Boat sightseeing in Malmö , can be done in combination of Malmö by bus


A Slice of Swedish Hospitality
This is truly unique: Dine in a real Life Malmö home, have a chat with locals. You don’t get any closer to the Malmö vibe.
Food and tasting tour in the heart of Scandinavian Cuisine
Taste the world in Malmö! Stroll the streets and experience genuine Swedish cooking alongside tastes from various countries and cultures. By walk, bike or bus.
Torup Castle
The best preserved renaissance castle in the Scandinavia! Located just outside Malmö in the beautiful beech forest
Matkaravan / Food karavan
We provide guided walking food tours to the flavors of Malmö, Skåne and all the exiting specialties from the wide array of international food stores that line the streets of Sweden’s most multicultural town. More information see:
Absolut Home
One hours driving from Malmö, will you find the home of one of Swedens most famous brand Absolut Vodka. Learn more how the famous vodka is made. From seed to an Absolut bottle. A walk through the process for one of the worlds most sustainable distillation processes.
Tour with Tesla / Malmö in 30 minutes
Are you short on time? Then this is the tour for you! This is a unique taxi ride through the city to our most famous attractions. You'll be accompanied by an audio-guide which will take you through each location. The audio-guide is recorded by a local certified guide. What are you waiting for? Get going! A private tour with a driver in a Tesla car that pick you up outside your hotel . What's Included 30-Minute Tesla Ride,10 points of interest, Audio-guide,Photo-stop x2 and Map
Kayaking in Malmö
Enjoy the natur kayaking or paddeling along the coast or in the canal along Malmö's skyline. We practice mindfulness paddling softly along the coast, finding both inner and outer balance. No previous experience needed.
Visit a local Wineyard
Just outside Malmö , can you find the local vineyard Hällåkra. Walk through the vine yard and taste Organic wines with Scandinavian taste.

Sustainable tours of Malmö

Malmö by bike
Malmö is one of the world bike friendly cities. With over 500 km of cycle paths, it´s easy to get around.
As the social gastronomy hub of the nordics, Botildenborg uses food and farming as tools to create a welcoming and extraordinary place for visitors drawn to gastronomic experiences that revolve around social and environmental sustainability. The food is harvested fresh by the farmer Saba only minutes before it’s served on shared plates presented by the creative chef. Botildenborg works with a lot of different projects and tries to contribute to the integration in Swedish society. At Botildenborg you can enjoy a tour in the Urban farming garden and a Swedish: " Fika ", ( coffee and cake) or a nice lunch with homegrown vegetables harvested the same day you eat them
Bike tour inkl Swedish fika at the bridge
A Bike tour to the bridge and enjoy a nice Swedish fika ( coffee break with sweets)
Malmö All Included
Explore Malmö, which includes a multicultural reality, with knowledge, inclusion and different cultures. The tour starts in the new Malmö with Varvsstaden, Dockan and Öresund. Afterwards, we visit the local fish market to taste locally caught and fresh fish. Furthermore, we move towards Sofielund, where we find some Street Art along the way. There will be tastings at Naturmolnet in Sofielund.In Norra Grängesberg NGBG you will find a cluster of different cultures that work together in an exciting way. You get to see more Street Art in the Hangar, try Malmö's national dish and an international coffee. The tour is made with bikes or by bus.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch

Malmö Tourism
Marie Åkesson
Project manager Cruise Mobile +46 708 341 235
Lugna Gatan 84
211 59 Malmö, Sweden
Copenhagen Malmö Port AB
Lennart Viðbjørg
Commercial Manager Mobile +45 35 46 12 16
Containervej 9
2150 Nordhavn, Denmark