Welcome to Malmö


About Malmö

Malmö is more than a city. Malmö is meetings, food and laughter. Malmö brims with people creating experiences for others to enjoy – theatre, art and music. Malmö is the place where you'll meet a promising young designer, a chef whose restaurant is boasting its first Michelin star, a director pushing boundaries, a band recording its first album. Ideas and momentum flow in Malmö. You feel this flow when you visit. You feel it in our art, our music, our food. You feel it in our diversity and people. Malmö is a place where people come to fulfil their dreams. A city with room for ambition and talent – and that invites you to join in.

It is said that our city has more restaurants per head than anywhere else in Sweden. Perhaps that's because half the population is younger than 30. Young restaurant and bistro owners around Möllevångstorget and Davidshallstorg squares experiment with influences from France, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Iran and many other nations. Cosy cafés and bars are dotted all over. When the Michelin Guide visited Malmö for the first time last year, it awarded three restaurants a Michelin star: Bloom in the Park, Ambiance à Vindåkra and Restaurang Vollmers. At the opposite end of the scale, Malmö is Sweden's falafel capital and has excellent fast food to suit every budget.

Expect the unexpected from Malmö's cultural life. The new concert hall at Malmö Live hosts everything from kiddies' musicals to world names in rock, classical music and jazz. The summertime Sommarscen Malmö outdoor festival surprises and challenges. The Malmö Festival is a food and music extravaganza. Malmö Opera presents ballet and classical opera with unique scenography and artistic expression. Malmö also has a rich heritage of experimental theatre. A diverse array of small groups with their own venues push boundaries and nurture new talent. Watch a musical at a private theatre or see world names perform at one of our arenas.

Around the city you will find more than 300 works of art on public display and numerous examples of architectural innovation. Visit private galleries or enjoy contemporary art at Malmö Konsthall. Malmö Art Museum exhibits older artworks and Form Design Center at Lilla Torg square showcases leading modern Swedish and Scandinavian design. Fans of vintage and second-hand fashion, design and craft have many stores to choose from. For the latest in design and fashion, the city has hundreds of small outlets and boutiques, as well as shopping centres like Hansa, Mobilia and Emporia. Beyond that, Copenhagen is just half an hour away across the Öresund Bridge.

The main city attractions are just 20 minutes away by bicycle. Peddle power takes you easily from the suburb of Rosengård to the beach, and from town to county. Stroll down the boulevards with a friend or run to the hills. Go for a picnic in the park or stop for a beer in a square. Explore the waterfront on foot or skateboard down a ramp. Everything's within easy reach in Sweden's smallest big city.

Malmö is the industrial centre that became an academy that became a city to savour. A place where people come to make their dreams come true. A city where you will experience something new.

More things to do...
For tips and advice on more things to do in this exciting region, please visit the links below:
Top 10 things to do in Malmö
Top 10 things to do in Copenhagen

Travelling with your family? Want to enjoy Malmö like a local or are you just looking for good shopping? Visit us at TripAdvisor or MalmoTown. Welcome to Malmö. Greetings from Malmö Tourism

For information about things to do outside of Malmö, in Skåne region, please visit Visit Skåne

For information about things to do in Copenhagen, please visit Visit Copenhagen

 

Travel Info

By air

Copenhagen Airport, Denmark

Copenhagen Airport is the largest international airport close to Malmö. When you have arrived at the airport you just take the train from Terminal 3 straight to Malmö. The journey will only take you 20 minutes and you will arrive at Malmö Central station. Clarion Hotel Malmö Live and Comfort Hotel Malmö is located only a few minutes walk from the train station.

At the airport, right before you enter the railway platform, you will find machines where you can buy your train ticket by creditcard. The price of a single ticket is 120 SEK (roughly 11 EUR or 12 USD). The trains depart regularly three times every hour. To see timetables or download Skånetrafikens app please visit: www.skanetrafiken.se. Be sure to click the " translate" button in the top right of the site to get the information in english or any other language that is preferred.
Note that you can not buy the ticket on board the train.

Malmö Airport, Sweden

From Malmö Airport you can go by car or taxi to Malmö city in about 30 minutes. The Airport coaches, Flygbussarna, goes to Malmö central station and takes approx. 40 minutes. For timetable and more information, please visit Flygbussarna

By car

Please click here to find directions by Google Maps

By bus

There are plenty of different bus companies that can take you to Malmö. Are you travelling from Europe, especially Denmark and Northen Germany, Flixbus is a good alternative.

By taxi

Taxi Skåne: +4640-330 330
Sverige Taxi: +4640-180 200

Make sure you agree the price before you get in the cab!

Address to the venue:
Dag Hammarskjölds torg 2
211 18 Malmö
Sweden

 

Useful information

The most relevant information listed below in alphabetical order.

Business hours & shopping

Shops are open between 10.00 and 18.00 hrs on weekdays and from 10.00 to 15.00 on Saturdays. Shops in the city centre have extended opening hours, some even on Sundays between 12.00 and 16.00 hrs.

Climate and clothing

The average temperature in October usually ranges from 6 to 10 °C.

Credit cards

International credit cards are accepted for payments in hotels, restaurants and shops.

Currency

The currency in Sweden is the Swedish krona, SEK. To see exchange rates for SEK click here.

Electricity

Electricity in Sweden is 220V and 50 Hz with 2-hole sockets. We recommend you to bring an universal power adapter if needed.

Public transport

Malmö has a well-developed public transport system. For more information please visit https://www.skanetrafiken.se

Smoking policy

Sweden has a non-smoking policy, i.e. smoking is prohibited in public buildings, public transport, taxis, buses and trains.

Time zone

Sweden is in the Central European Time zone.

Tourist information

For information about things to do in Malmö, please visit the official tourist website: Malmötown

For information about things to do outside of Malmö, in Skåne region, please visit Visit Skåne

For information about things to do in Copenhagen, please visit Visit Copenhagen



Visa

Participants needing a visa for entry to Sweden are strongly advised to make their application in their home country and well in advance. If in doubt, information can be obtained from your nearest Swedish Embassy or consulate, or from your travel agency. Please note that whilst invitation letters will be sent in advance of the Congress, neither the TechConnect EUROPE 2020 nor MKON can be held responsible for failure to obtain a visa and in such an event it will not be possible to reimburse the registration or the hotel fee.






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