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Beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, a beautiful archipelago, open landscapes and lush forests. In Skåne and Blekinge, Sweden's two southernmost provinces, there is something for everyone. Go fishing for salmon in the Mörrumsån river, sunbathe and swim at one of the many wonderful sandy beaches, take a boat ride in the archipelago, or pop over to Denmark for the day.
Here you will find beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, lovely nature reserves and charming towns. The Kullaberg Nature Reserve is home to one of Skåne's most popular destinations, Nimis. A unique art installation on a stony shore that requires a little effort to get to, although it is well worth it once you're there! The artist, Lars Vilks, has built everything from driftwood: bridges, tunnels, observation towers, and so on.
Båstad is known as the home of the Swedish Open tennis tournament, and the town attracts a great many visitors during the annual and incredibly popular Båstad Tennis Week in July. A swarm of people descend on Båstad at this time of year and really bring the Bjäre Peninsula to life. However, if you want to get away from the action for a while, Båstad is also known for its lovely beaches and the Hovs Hallar nature reserve, with its impressive cliff faces that look out over the sea.
Helsingör is less than 4 km from Helsingborg, and many people visit the city for that reason alone, which could explain why it is the busiest ferry line in the world.
In the north-eastern part of Skåne you can experience untouched wilderness, deep primeval forests, meandering streams and cool lakes. A perfect destination for anyone longing for tranquillity and the opportunity to explore the region's unique nature. This is an area that also offers exciting and fun activities and adventures for children and adults alike. Let the weather and your mood govern your planning! Do you fancy pedalling a draisine and rushing through the forest, or is it perhaps the perfect day to go on a hike with alpacas and ride Icelandic horses? Alternatively, you could go canoeing, fishing and swimming in one of northern Skåne's many lakes. In this part of Skåne you will find holiday homes situated in the woods and by lakes such as Immeln and Ivö, or you can choose Åhus, a wonderful summer town.
For many people, the nature in the southwestern part of Skåne is the symbol of southern Sweden, with wide-ranging cornfields and the long avenues of willows so typical of the region. This is an area offering a wide range of farm shops, world-class golf courses and some of Sweden's most beautiful beaches. This part of Skåne is sometimes referred to as "Sweden's pantry" due to the fertile soil here. Some lovely places to visit include Beddinge Beach, Abbekås, Gislövs läge, Höllviken and Smygehamn.
Find your inspiration and enrich your life in Malmö, Sweden's third largest city. With the countryside of Skåne still nearby, Malmö offers a vibrant street life, a selection of more than 800 shops, and a wonderful mix of history, culture and entertainment. The Malmö Festival takes place in August each year, filling the city with visitors during a week-long programme of shows, concerts and dance performances, along with food stands and other attractions. If you happen to miss the Malmö Festival, there's always Aq-va-kul, Scandinavia's largest indoor swimming complex.
Österlen is known for its beautiful nature and wonderful coastline, as well as for its many artists. Why not spend a day strolling around the wide array of galleries and studios. You will meet everyone from painters to glass-blowers, and during Easter no less than 100,000 visitors come here to enjoy the fruits of the artists' winter creativity.
Tosselilla Summer Park provides plenty of fun for the young ones, with attractions including pools, bouncy castles, roller coasters and water coasters. On the Tarzan Trails the challenge is "Don't Touch the Ground", and the amusement park is full of exciting rides for kids of all ages. The go-cart track and pony rides are also usually very popular.
Regardless of whether you prefer the peace and quiet of the countryside or a little more excitement, there is something for everyone here. In the eastern part of Skåne, in Österlen, you will find an array of fantastic destinations such as the Stenshuvud National Park, the Brösarpsbackar hills, the Österlen Chocolate Factory, the Ale's Stones megalithic monument, art trails and a little flea market on almost every farm. If sun and water is your idea of the perfect holiday, this region offers beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see, open landscapes, lush forests and beautiful nature reserves. Or perhaps your main priority is a holiday home with a boat for fishing. There is also a wide selection of shopping, events and exciting destinations for the whole family. Why not take a day trip to Denmark, or to the south-western part of Skåne and Malmö's urban beat.
Österlen is situated in the south-eastern part of Skåne and is best known for its magical beauty and its vineyards, cafés, art galleries, markets and charming restaurants and bars. Choose a convenient way to discover this beautiful part of Skåne and the surrounding area, and embark on a road trip. It's possible to take in a number of different attractions in a single day here in Österlen, Sweden's answer to Provence. This wonderful part of our country provides you and your companions with a fantastic array of memorable destinations. Why not pay a visit to Åhus, Simrishamn or Ystad? Our range of holiday homes includes options from north to south, with something to suit everyone's taste, regardless of whether you're looking for a cheap cottage in the area or a large house with every conceivable convenience, such as a good internet connection, wood-burning stove, dishwasher and washing machine. In other words, everything that you and your companions need for a comfortable and wonderful holiday in Skåne or Österlen!
Experience the unique Swedish skerries. Rent a canoe or kayak and paddle among the thousands of small islands with raw and naked rocks or the bigger, forest-clad islands that are easy to reach from the main land.
If you are looking for a bit more adventure then take a trip to Gothenburg with the amusement park Liseberg with fun for the entire family. Stockholm is the place to go, if you love a city with beautiful nature, lots of history, culture and beautiful, world class design. If you are looking for an active winter holiday in Sweden you will find both cross-country and alpine skiing in the Swedish mountains.
All of our holiday homes in Sweden are surrounded by the scenic Swedish nature. DanCenter has numerous options across Sweden from Skåne, Småland, near Stockholm and in the Swedish skerries north of Gothenburg. Sweden is a country full of oppositions and therefore also full of opportunities for a holiday suited just right for you and your family.
Do you want to experience Sweden through the eyes of the children's author Astrid Lindgren? We can offer you the classic Swedish holiday home experience. Book an authentic, cosy, small, red wooden cabin on the edges of a pine forest along a beautiful lake in open country side. Your holiday in a traditional cabin in Sweden can help you reduce stress and forget all your troubles.
As a contrast to the idyllic cabin in Sweden you can also book a lovely, big holiday home. DanCenter offers different luxury holiday homes with room for the entire family. In Sweden we have big holiday homes fitting the entire family or groups up to 20 people. These include houses with swimming pool and whirlpool that you can enjoy both during summer or winter. Take a dip and cool off with your family on holiday in Sweden and the sun shines from a clear sky. You can also enjoy the warm water and a glass of champagne in the outdoor whirlpool on a cold winter's night. Or during the autumn break when the children splash in the pool and you enjoy the beautiful views of the colourful leaves falling from the trees.
Sweden has been admitted to UNESCO's list of world heritage for its unique coastline. Middle and north of Sweden have countless rivers, lakes and streams criss-crossing the country. Sometimes you get the feeling that the country is swimming with only forests and fields acting as links between rivers and lakes. This is particular noticeable for the middle part of Sweden where the ice age left plain tracks. Thousands of lakes fill the gorges created when the ice retracted to the North.
At the exact place where the river Mälaren with fresh water meets the salt water from the Baltic you will find Stockholm spread across 14 islands and islets. But there is more: The Stockholm skerries just a few minutes sailing from the capital is comprised by a total of 24.000 islands and islets.
The Siljan lake is located in the middle part of Sweden called Dalarna. The lake and the surrounding towns are regarded as the historical centre of the country. From here, Sweden gradually becomes more raw and deserted. In Norrland, the only sound you hear in the enormous forests is from the roaring rivers.
For centuries, the rivers have been used for transporting logs to the coast. And where the rivers flow into the ocean is where the first settlements were founded several thousands of years ago. Höga Kusten in the north-eastern Sweden is permitted on UNESCO's list of world heritage for its unique coastline.
Sweden has countless activities for children, young people and old people. It all starts when you book a holiday home or a cottage in Sweden, so the entire family has a god basis. Afterwards you have lots of room for social intercourse, fun and games as well as instructive activities for the entire family. The Swedish mountains provide plenty of opportunities for skiing during the winter. Sweden has lots of family-minded ski resorts. If you have booked a holiday home near the cities Stockholm, Malmø and Gothenburg, you will find plenty of activities. Bring your family to the zoos, amusement parks, museums and more.
Sweden has beautiful forests from north to south. To the south, in Skåne and Småland, where DanCenter can offer you a big selection of holiday homes and cabins, you will find the hardwood forests. This area is also known for its moose-safaris, a unique nature experience. Such an experience is a guarantee for talks when you return to the holiday home or cabin. Småland is also perfect for bike rides, horseback riding, canoeing and fishing.
If you have booked a holiday home in the middle or northern part of Sweden, you will find the landscape dominated by deep valleys, plateaus and vast fir and pine forests. Here you can bring your family berry and mushroom picking, enjoying the beautiful flowers in the spring or the may different colours of the leaves in the autumn. Take a refreshing dip in the forest lake and catch a fish for dinner. While the children play in these beautiful settings, mum and dad can prepare the freshly-caught fish in the open-concept kitchen and the grandparents can relax with a glass of wine on the sofa. If you have plans of going to Sweden, book a holiday home with DanCenter Holiday Rentals.
The midsummer party in Sweden is truly unique. To many it is a symbol of the lightness, the light and the life force symbolic of the Nordic summer. Midsummer in Sweden is the biggest celebration of solstice in Scandinavia.
When the most Swedish of Swedish parties approach, the whole country is exited. Midsummer is traditionally a feast celebrated with family and friends, but if you are a tourist you are welcome to join the festivities. It is celebrated all over the country - by the coast, in the skerries, by idyllic lakes, in the mountains or one of the islands. All is good, as long as there is plenty of pristine and diverse nature around.
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Shortly after booking holiday accommodation through DanCenter you will receive your booking confirmation by post. This confirmation constitutes your rental agreement and contains all necessary information. On the first page you will find information the addresses of your holiday home and the key pick up place, as well as a route description. At the bottom of the page there is a detachable post card for ordering miscellaneous extras, which can be useful to have while on holiday. On the following pages you will find the invoice for the stay you have booked complete with transfer order/inpayment form, stating the due date.
On arrival at the key pick up point, you will be asked to present your rental agreement whereupon you will be handed your key. More often than not electricity, water and other charges are included in the rental amount. Where this is not the case you will also receive an electricity-envelope on which the meter readings of all consumption dependant expenses are to be noted upon arrival as well as departure.
If you wish to rent a boat or engine however, you need to give notice no less than a month before arrival.
Time of arrival Arrival can take place from 4 p.m. on the day the rental period commences. If you expect to arrive at a different time please arrange this with the contact person in advance. Contact information can be found on your rental agreement.
On the detachable post card at the bottom of the rental agreement, miscellaneous extras can be ordered - however only those stated in the description of your holiday home.
All holiday homes are equipped with all kitchen utensils necessary for the maximum amount of persons, which the house can room. Bed linen, dish cloths, table cloths etc. can in some places be rented.
On the post card you can also order the final cleaning, if this is mentioned in the description of your holiday home.
All extras must be ordered in conjunction with sending the notice of arrival no less than 14 days before commencement of the rental period. If you wish to rent a boat or engine however you need to give notice no less than a month before arrival.
If you have rented a holiday home in which pets are permitted please remember that it is a lengthy and quite difficult process to obtain all necessary permits for the import of pets to Sweden. Therefore please contact the Swedish Tourist Board or embassy well in advance.
If you have booked a holiday home in Sweden you can either go via Copenhagen across the Øresund Bridge or take a ferry. The bridge toll is 225,- Danish Kroner/crossing. If you choose to go by ferry please remember to order your tickets well in advance. Further information with regards to relevant ferry connections www.trafikken.dk
If you wish to keep up to date with regards to road and traffic conditions, you can do so on www.trafiken.nu
If you wish to keep up to date with regards to weather conditions, visit www.smhi.se