This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Lund.
Lund, Scania, Sweden, is a small city of less than a hundred thousand citizens in the south of Sweden. When the city was founded, the region where Lund is located -- Scania -- did still belong to Denmark. Lund University is the second-largest university in Sweden, which explains why half of Lund’s citizens are students. Lund may be a very small city, but with such a young population it is still a pretty vibrant place.
Lund, Sweden, is not a city full of must-see landmarks. There is a pretty cathedral and you can visit some museums, but the truth is that most people do not visit Lund, Sweden, for sightseeing. For Lund, Scania, Sweden hostel standards, you will find relatively many travelers staying there for business or study reasons. It is not uncommon to find some students staying at a Lund, Scania, Sweden hostel while searching for proper student housing. There are also many high-tech companies in Lund, Sweden, that attract (business) visitors, who you may find at the hostels in Lund, Scania, Sweden, too.
Due to the large student population, there are a lot of cafes and other nightlife facilities for a city of only ninety thousand citizens. Some of the parties, however, are behind closed doors at student nations. On sunny days you will find many people relaxing or studying in one of the city’s parks.
As of this writing, there are not many hostels in Lund, Scania, Sweden. Your Lund, Scania, Sweden hostel will have high standards and will be centrally located, near both the railway station and the university. However, you are not limited the small selection of Lund, Scania, Sweden hostels if you want to visit here. Malmö, Sweden’s third largest city, is only an eleven-minute train ride away, and many students of Lund University actually live in Malmö and commute every day between the cities. You may want to consider doing the same as a traveler, and book a hostel in Malmö, Sweden, instead.
Written by local enthusiast for Lund hostelsMartin Straatman