Stenshuvud National Park

Nature Reserve · Skåne
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The Stenshuvud National Park (stone head) is located on the Baltic coast of Skåne, just a few kilometres south of the town of Kivik.
The landscape is characterized by the white beaches of the Hanö Bay, on the adjacent heath landscapes on the coast some Haidbuchen and wild orchid species thrive. Also the bird life is very rich there.

In the park there is a small visitor center, Stenshuvud Naturum, which shows an exhibition and gives worth knowing information about the geology, flora, fauna and history of the national park. Numerous hiking trails, some even suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs, lead through the park and to the summit of Stenshuvud. It is 97 metres above sea level and has always been a natural navigation mark for navigation. From here you can also see the island of Bornholm on a clear day.

The Stenshuvud is associated with countless legends about giants and trolls who allegedly live here.

June 12, 2017
19.2 km
4:51 h
29 m
26 m
Die fünfte Etappe des Österlenleden führt von Simrishamn nach Kivik.
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Bike Riding · Skåne

Sydostleden: Brösarp bis Simrishamn

June 19, 2017
easy Stage 7
49.4 km
3:28 h
296 m
339 m
Die aussichtsreiche Etappentour besticht durch eindrucksvolle Natur. Naturreservate und die Ostseeküste im Wechsel sorgen für abwechslungsreiche ...
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Bike Riding · Skåne

Im Zeichen der Gastronomie

November 05, 2015
62.4 km
4:30 h
500 m
474 m
Aussichtsreiche Radtour durch die malerische Landschaft um Kivik
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Long-Distance Hiking · Skåne

Skåneleden – Österlenleden – Whole tour

June 09, 2017
157.7 km
38:58 h
706 m
706 m
A scenic tour on the long-distance hiking trail Österlenleden
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Bicycle Touring

Sydostleden – Whole tour

June 07, 2017
easy Multistage route
277.3 km
19:08 h
526 m
670 m
Apart from the Kattegatleden, the Sydostleden is the second national long-distance cycle route in Sweden. Opened in June 2016, it runs 270 km from ...
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Public transport

By train to Simrishamn station, then by express bus no. 3 to Kivik and from there on foot or by bike to the National Park.

Getting there

Coming from Simrishamn on Riksvägen 9 to Svabesholm, there turn right to Stenshuvud.


Parking at the entrance to the National Park
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Stenshuvud National Park

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Updated: February 27, 2019
Travel Guide: Sweden Götaland

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