Things to see and do
What kind of things can you see and do on Hven?
There are many beautiful and interesting things to see and do on this small island in Öresund.
We have collected everything you can see and do on the island and categorized it to make it easier for you to find the things you are interested in, while planning your trip to Hven.
Attractions & sights
At the top of the hill of Kyrkbacken is Sankt Ibb’s old church located. It was built sometime during the 12th and the 13th century.
Almost the entire coastline around the island is a nature reserve. It’s a beautiful place worth protecting.
The most beautiful harbour on the island. Beautiful sights, cozy restaurants and wonderful beaches to enjoy.
A small harbour with one of the best beaches on the island. Beautiful forest paths and many places to stay at over the night.
There are five lighthouses on the island. Take a few detours from the main path and see them on your journey around the island.
Take a detour from the trail and walk for a while on the southern beach and find the old rock carvings from the bronze age.
Activities & events
A museum about the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe, who lived on the island of Hven in the 16th century.
One of the smallest commercial whiskey distilleries and laboratories in the world. Go on a guided tour and taste their whiskey.
Follow the 12 km long hiking trail Skåneleden, which takes you to beautiful viewpoints, interesting sights and much more.
Explore Hven and it’s history on this 11 km long tour around the island. Suitable for both walking and biking.
A classic 9 hole golf course close to the sea. Bring your golf clubs and play on this beautiful golf course in the middle of Öresund.
Play some miniature golf at the islands camping site and have a good time with your friends and family.
Learn about the islands local history and how people lived on the island in the past. Maybe even buy some locally produced honey.
Arranges art exhibitions like the annual event Konstrundan that exibits art from local artists and craftsmens.
The best way to get around on the island is by bike, so bring your own bike or go to Hven’s bicycle rental and rent a bike.
If you can’t or don’t want to ride a bike, an alternative is to rent an electrical golfcart to take you quickly and easily around the island.
The local taxi service is offering trips to and from the nearest airports and sightseeing on Hven, but offer other trips also.
Hop on the tractor trailer and travel around on the island. Get a one way ticket or a “ride as much as you want in a day” ticket.
Art & culture
A gallery in an old greenhouse. Lots of small and beautiful handmade sculptures made from stoneware and porcelain.
On the middle of the island you can find the goldsmith Malin Ljung, who design and manufactures jewelry.
A beautiful artists garden where you can see art exhibition from the local artist or book a painting course.
Local artist on the middle of the island, who sculptures animals such as lions and horses in
bronze and clay.
A small shop in Bäckviken that sells yarns, knitwear and crocheted things made from alpaca fiber.
A nice little shop in the harbour of Bäckviken that sells everything from clothes and accessories, to ornaments and much more.