Ystad Tourism

Ystad is a small town in the Skåne County of south Sweden which around 18,000 people lovingly call their home. The history of the town dates all the way back to the 11th century. The town is famously associated with stories written by Henning Mankell about a fictional detective called Kurt Wallander, who, in the novels, worked for the Ystad police force. The town boasts medieval architecture with many beautifully built cathedrals and museums in its sightseeing options. History buffs will have a gala time visiting the many relics of the past which have been left behind, perfectly preserved for posterity. 

Essential travel information and Ystad tips for your visit

  • Be sure to carry an umbrella with you during your visit. Precipitation can be expected because of its coastal position.
  • There is no entrance fee to visit the Ales Stenar and you can avail a guided tour of the area. This tour is free for children under the age of 17. 

Ystad Trip Planner

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