Helsingborg is a port city in Scania, southwestern Sweden. The city covers a total area of approx 38 km2 (15 ml2) and has population around 133,000 (metro 270,000). This ranks it Sweden's 4th largest metro area. This is also the closest Swedish port to Denmark - approx 4 km (2 ml) from Helsingor.
The city is on the sunny west coast of southern Gotland and features a stunning panorama across the narrow waterway that separates Sweden from Denmark's Zealand. From Helsingborg, cruise ship passengers can travel along the coast to enjoy the parklands and the manor house of Sofiero (summer residence of King Gustaf VI Adolf.
- The city (founded in the early 15th century) was built close to the old town's site, which was known as trade centre as early as the 9th century. A ruined fortress is all that remained of the old town.
- Helsingborg belonged to Denmark until 1658. Then it was ceded to Sweden. Several times however, it was recaptured by the Danes, and didn't come under permanent Swedish control until 1710.
- Historic Helsingborg is a scenic coastal city with many old buildings. Its architecture features a picturesque mixture of old-style stone-built churches, the 600-year-old medieval fortress Karnan (in the city centre), as well as modern commercial buildings.
- City's streets vary from small alley-ways to wide avenues. The main pedestrian street (Kullagatan) was Sweden's first shopping street.
- Don't miss the chance to see the attractive fishing village Old Viken, also Hoganas (centre of Sweden's ceramics industry - Hoganas Keramik company, established 1909, producing stoneware, cutlery, porcelain tableware) and the beautiful coastal scenery of Kullaberg Nature Reserve (near Molle).
Helsingborg cruise terminal
Helsingborg's North Harbor is where smaller cruise vessels are berthed. Adjacent to the harbour is the city's boat marina. Both are within short walk (15-min) from the city center.
Large-sized cruise ships dock at Port Helsingborg and transport their passengers (via the ship's tender boats) to the downtown (near the Kullagatan main / shopping street).
The "HH Ferry route" is operated by regularly scheduled car and passenger ferries, leaving every day from both Helsingborg and Helsingor. This ferry line is the world's busiest - with over 70 departures in each direction daily. Helsingor's car ferry terminal is connected to the city's main railway station, from where trains depart every 20 minutes to Copenhagen.
Port Helsingborg cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Helsingborg, Sweden. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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