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A garden of its own.

This is one of Swedens most famous gardens. Set up by "old king and his first wife" a hundret years... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been there 2 time once day time and once Night time but I can recuiment to everyone go... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
David A
Helsingborg, Sweden
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Sofiero Palace was, until the 1970s, a summer residence for Swedish royalty. The magnificent heritage of thousands of rhododendrons, beds, borders and kitchen gardens is carefully tended by a team of dedicated experts. In 2010, Sofiero was voted...more
Sofierovagen, Helsingborg, Sweden
+46 42 10 25 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of Swedens most famous gardens. Set up by "old king and his first wife" a hundret years ago, the gardens boasts Swedens most splendid selections of rhododendrons. The views of the Öresund over to Elsinore in Denmark is also fantastic. As a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sofiero has a nice garden but in the winter it is mostly snow. The castle itself was not visited by us but we were told it has limited access

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank francien2015
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Very soulless dead atmosphere no music and service was of poor quality took long time to bring our food we disappointed outside beauty was the only joy which we had I don't recommend it

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mansoor R
Reviewed 11 December 2018

I have been there 2 time once day time and once Night time but I can recuiment to everyone go Spring or Summer time day time coz all beautiful flowers and plants are open u can take hundreds of pictures.if u r the person who...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David A
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This castle was summer resident for king Gustav VI until he died in Helsingborg 1973. The king had written in his will that the castle should be a part of Helsingborg and today it is the town that own it and it has been a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rolf S
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Lovely and well kept gardens. vieuw over the Oresund to Helsingor at the other side. Several different gardens and a lovely statues. Good gardens cafe/restaurant and even with a small mobility scooter getting into the house wasn't a problem.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Francis V
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The Sofiero gardens are not to be missed. This was the highlight of our stay in Helsingborg. Just 5k north of the city, Sofiero is a very short bus ride up the coast. The grounds were simply amazing. We spent 3 hours walking the area...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank snyderfamily3
Reviewed 1 August 2018

we rented bikes and went here on the warmest day of the summer, but it was still a great experience. The castle is in itself an okay thing to see, but the real treasure is the immense garden. Pack a picnic bag and spend the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Per N
Reviewed 28 July 2018

I had visited only the front garden of Sofiero a year ago when I attended a concert there. My impression had already been very positive, but this time, having set aside a good 3-4 hours to wander about, to see the inside of the manor...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Giorgio B
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

The palace itself is not much, more like a cottage, but the garden is matchless. I visited the place many times and every time there was something new. They always improve the gardens.

Date of experience: July 2018
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19 July 2016|
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Response from cecilia4334 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply it's about 10 minutes bus ride. I think it will be pretty far to walk between.
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6 June 2016|
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Response from Stefan O | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Helsingborg is my hometown (half way to Sofiero - Drottninggatan) and I now live in Malmo! I'd say it would take roughly 30 - 40 minutes to walk...the bus will go there every 30 minutes...make sure the bus goes along the... More