Walk on Lundalandsleden

Foto: Anders Ljungberg

Photo: Anders Ljungberg

Join an exciting adventure that stretches across space nad time. Lundalandsleden is a historic walking trail between Uppåkra, Lund and Dalby that together forms a triangle in the landscape. The entire trail is roughly 36 km on foot and is divided into three day’s marches with good connecrtions with public transport. Maps and broschures will, from July and onwards, be available at Skåne’s tourist agensies. We will also provide a downloadable version on this webpage. Until then, you will find a map of the trail in Everytrail here.

About Lundalandsleden

Lundalandsleden will take you across a time frame of thousands of years until the modern society, and will include culture as well as nature. We will walk from prehistoric Uppåkra, a power centre from the Iron Age, to the foundation of Lund and further onwards to Dalby as an early bishop’s seat with cloister activity. The sites and places will be connected in a historic web with the visible above ground and the hidder treasures in the soil.

Lundalandsleden is a cooperative project with Leaderområdet Lundaland, with the purpose of developing trail options and to create a living countryside. Uppåkra Archaeological Centre owns the project, which is financed with grants from Leader Lundaland. The historian Matz Jörgensen have presented texts and image material for the walking trail. He has written several books about the history of the landscape, and has worked on the Linneus Trail (Linnéleden).

The trails between Uppåkra- Lund and Lund- Dalby are mostly connected with Pilgrimsvägen (pilgrimage) Skåne Blekinge which connects the pilgrim sites Santiago de Compostela in Spain, Vadstena in Sweden and Nidaros in Norway,  www.pilgrimsvagen.se.


Foto: Matz Jörgensen

Photo: Matz Jörgensen


Weather Uppåkra

Café and Tours

Guided tours/Guidade visningar 2016

Guided tours in English: Thursdays at 12.30 pm during June, July and August.

Admission: 40 SEK. Children 0-18 free of charge. A guided tour takes about one hour. No pre-booking necessary. To book a guided tour in English or German (1500 SEK) call +46709351250 or e-mail ulrika.randver@uppakra.se.

June 11 – August 31
Guided tours in Swedish 11am and 2pm* Wed-Sun
*Family guided tour at 2 pm June 18, July 2, July 16, July 30, August 13, August 27

August 28 Archaeology Day
Guided tours, activities and festivities.

September 1-30
Guided tours in Swedish at 2pm Tue-Sat

September 11 Cultural Heritage Day
Guided tour in Swedish 14 pm.

Café Tirup

June 11-August 31: Wed-Sun 10am-4pm

Sept 1-Oct 1: Tue-Sat 1-4pm

Cultural Heritage Day, Sept 11: 12-16pm




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