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Helsingborg is a town that is the centre of the northern part of western Scania,Sweden. This is a place that is filled with lively cobbled streets and a welcoming atmosphere-that will leave you feeling right at home. Helsingborg is filled with various attractions that should not be missed out on.

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Why visit Helsingborg?

  • Life in Helsingborg is enjoyable, and lively!
  • This beautiful city has some of the best sights and attractions in Sweden!
  • The people are very welcoming and friendly, you would not want to leave with the great hospitality experienced in this city!
Currency:
Swedish Krona (SEK)
Exchange Rate:
~1 ZAR: ~0.58 SEK
Time Zone:
UTC + 1 - There is a 1 hour difference between Helsingborg and South Africa
Dialing Code
00 + 46 + Local Number
Locals:
Swedes
Driving:
Drive on the right side of the road.
Airports:
Ängelholm-Helsingborg Airport
Travel Adaptor:
Standard UK Adaptor Plug, Type G.

Late May-early September is the best time to visit Sweden as this is a summer period. During this time the temperatures are very pleasant, you will be able to enjoy the lush beaches and beautiful landscapes.

If you are the type of traveller seeking a little snow during your vacation then January-April are the best times for you to visit Helsingborg as this is the coldest times of the year.

And for those price conscious travellers June month is not the time for you to be visiting Helsingborg, as everything tends to be over-priced as this is the peak season.

The official language that is spoken in Helsingborg is Swedish as well as English.

  • This is one of the oldest cities in Sweden.
  • Helsingborg is the fourth largest population area in Sweden.
  • It is a major regional centre of trade, transport and business.

Helsingborg with its cobbled streets and lively atmosphere is a major tourist destination. Being one of the oldest cities in Sweden this place has plenty of sights and attractions that is filled with a rich history of this magnificent place.

Places like Sofiero Castle, Kärnan, Helsingborg City Theatre, and Idrottens Hus are places that should be placed on your must-see list when in town. This town also hosts famous festivals during July-August, one can experience this town's partying and cultural side, it has been said to to an experience of a lifetime.

Swedish cuisine is centred on cultured dairy products, crisp and soft breads, berries, stone fruits, beef, chicken, lamb, pork, potatoes and seafood. Swedes are known to have traditionally been very open to foreign influences, the meals that are traditionally found in places like Helsingborg are very filling and hearty meals.

The best restaurants that are located in this county include places like Sillen & Makrillen,Resturant The Merry Widow, Eki Sushi, and Via 95-just to name a few. But it has been said that Helsinborg is the best place to indulge in Sweden, as there is so much variety.

The largest religion that is followed in Sweden is Lutheran Christianity. Islam is said to the second largest religion in Sweden. Individuals in Sweden have been referred to as very caring and welcoming individuals, but religiosity in Sweden is considered to play a limited role when compared to the European average.

Many church members do participate in religious activities but this is only for cultural reasons. Sweden has a rich heritage, and places like Helsingborg play an important role in portraying the culture that Sweden was built upon.

Helsingborg is a fairly safe place to visit. The people are known for being very warm and welcoming. Tourists would however need to be aware-as during peak seasons the occasional petty crime incidents like pickpocketing do occur.

Woman are also advised not to walk around the city at night alone as it is dangerous, especially if you do not know the city very well. Other than these minor precautions people are able to have a great time in Helsingborg without any worries.

The Sweden Embassy in Cairo is located at the following address: 13, Mohamed Mazhar St. Zamalek, Cairo, Tel: +20 2 2738 9200 - +20 2 2738 9255 - +20 2 2738 9265 & Fax: +20 2 2735 4357, E-mail: ambassaden.kairo@gov.se. For more details visit their website.

The Egyptian Embassy in Stockholm is located at the following address:

Address: Strandvägen 35, Box: 14230, 10440 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel: (+46) (8) 459 98 60
Fax: (+46) (8) 661 26 64

About Helsingborg

Ängelholm-Helsingborg Airport (code: AGH) is a airport that is located in Sweden-34km from Helsingborg. This is southern Swede's third largest airport and the 10th largest airport in the whole country.

Food and drink

The restaurant Take Off is located within the airport, where you can purchase food and beverages.

Exchange currency

There are exchange offices that are located in Helsingborg, you should go to the information desk that is located in the airport to find out about where these offices are in Helsingborg.

Lost luggage

If you have lost any item of luggage you should contact the airport directly or go to their information desk immediately.

Airport hotels

The hotels that are located near the airport include Valhall Park Hotel, Klitterhus Havsbadshotell o Restaurant, Summer Café Lilton, and Riverside Hotel.

Airport hub

Ängelholm-Helsingborg Airport (code: AGH) is a hub for Corendon Airlines, Kullaflyg, Primera Air, Scandinavian Airlines, Scandjet, and Detur.

Car Hire

The main car hire dealerships that are located within the airport include places like SIXT and Europcar.

The information on this page is correct as of February 2016. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, Travelstart.com.eg takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.


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