Ystad, in Skane, is a place that approximately 17,000 people call home.
It’s 35 miles (56 kilometers) away from Malmo and about 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Copenhagen, Denmark.
One of the best historic attractions in Ystad is the Ale's Stones. Atmospheric and fascinating, it is well worth a trip. Explore the site, take photos and read up about the backstory that makes it so interesting.
The Ystad area boasts some generous public spaces; Stortorget is one of the most popular. Find a bench and spend a while people watching before heading off to explore the surrounding sights.
Mossbystrand Beach, is the perfect location to spend the day when Mother Nature beckons. Breathe in the fresh air, enjoy the changing seasons and make the most of being outdoors. Enjoy the feel of your bare feet as you explore the coast or enjoy being near the water.
It doesn't matter how many fabulous sights you’ve managed to squeeze into your itinerary, no holiday to Ystad is complete without checking out the St Maria Kyrka.