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Dunker Culture House - North Harbour Marina (c) Helsingborg


Beauty, culture and picturesque views are significant for Helsinborg city. The narrow streets in the heart of the town mix perfectly with a beautiful waterfront promenade lined by restaurants and galleries. Stroll through the shopping street Kullagatan, unwind at one of the cozy restaurants, or survey the architecture. Drop in at Sofiero Palace and Gardens on the outskirts of town. Sofiero is one of Skåne’s most popular attractions being the old summerhouse of the royal family. The region around Helsingborg city has even more to offer, old fishing villages, Söderåsen National park, vineyards, farm shops, porpoise safaris and much more.

Port of Helsingborg, being the second-largest container port in Sweden, we have the possibility to offer Cruise Lines and its passengers a variety of options for the ship to berth, either alongside one of our different quays or by anchorage. No matter the option, the guests will always be close to or in the middle of the vibrant city center.

Port attractions

  1.  Sofiero Palace and Gardens

    Helsinborg’s best-known tourist attraction is the famous Sofiero Palace, for its lovely garden with more than 10,000 rhododendrons. Sofiero was awarded the Best Park in Europe 2010.
  2.  Fredriksdal Open Air Museum

    Fredriksdal Open Air Museum, famous for its botanical gardens, farmhouses from the 16th century, the old town and its work in preserving rare plants and animals.
  3.  Kärnan

    The tower Kärnan is the only remains of the medieval Helsingborg Castle. The 35 m high tower It has guarded the town for more than 600 years and is now the symbol of Helsingborg.
  4.  Dunker Culture Center

    The latest contribution to modern architecture is the Dunker Culture Center. Modern art exhibitions, the city history exhibition and many music events take place here. Designed by Architect Kim Utzon.
  5.  Kullaberg Nature Reserve

    Kullaberg is a nature reserve situated on the Kulla Peninsula close to Mölle in southwest Sweden. Kullaberg is a perfect place for hiking, repelling, poispore safaris and diving.

Port views

Fredriksdal Open Air Museum in Helsingborg
Vue over beautiful Mölle from the nature reserve Kullaberg
Kullaberg Nature Reserve
Helsingborgs Hamn
Helsingborgs Hamn
Helsingborgs Hamn
Helsingborgs Hamn
Helsingborgs Hamn
Helsingborgs Hamn
Helsingborgs Hamn

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Port facts

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Passengers by Source in 2023
Calls 2023

Onshore Power

Onshore Power
OPS (Onshore Power System)
Shore power within the next 5 years
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Port contacts


Mark Wieden, Cruise Manager
Oceangatan 3
251 08 Helsingborg
+46 (0)708 70 15 18

Page last updated: 2022-10-05 16:46


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