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Address: Sofierovagen, Helsingborg, Sweden
Phone Number: +46 42 102500
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Description: Sofiero Palace was, until the 1970s, a summer residence for Swedish...
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 Europe’s Best Park.Sofiero is situated just north of the town of Helsingborg in southern Sweden. Interesting exhibitions in the palace and a variety of exciting events and activities in the beautiful park and gardens are some of the things you can look forward to when planning your visit. The season, during which the palace, shops, restaurant and café are open for visitors, starts March 31 and ends in September. However, you are welcome to visit Sofiero for a guided tour, a walk in the park and a chance to enjoy the view over the strait of Öresund to Denmark at any time of the year.
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Great family adventure!

Amazing garden with lots and lots of flowers. There is also a lot of things for children to do, such as play in the playground where there are small houses with clothes to dress... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Helsingborg, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Amazing garden with lots and lots of flowers. There is also a lot of things for children to do, such as play in the playground where there are small houses with clothes to dress up in. My cousin's kids loved it! In the summer time there are some concerts happening there and I and my friend went to one. It... More 

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The gardens are beautiful, especially when the rhododendrons are blooming. There is a nice path down to the water and a good restaurant in the slott (palace). Most recently we were there for the Christmas buffet (julbord), which was excellent.

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Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I walked from downtown Helsingborg, along the sidewalks and it took me about 1 hour to get here (5km distance). It was an easy walk and very easy to find. The grounds are open in the off-season, and are free admission, but other than the evergreen rhododendron species, everything was dormant for the winter(I knew this going in of course).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It's such a putty when I arrived then I just knew it closed Sefiro is open during spring & summer From 30th October till 2nd of November, it's lighten occlusion which it start from 5PM till 9PM Make sure u check open date & time before visit

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Cute castle surrounded by a beautiful park made for strolling on your own, twosome, with the family or friends. Bring a pic nic on a sunny spring or summer day; have a feeka (fika) or maybe lunch in the castle restaurant and enjoy its peaceful atmosphere. There are many activities going on around the year and according to season like... More 

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Helsingborg, Skane Lan, Sweden
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80 reviews 80 reviews
19 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Wonderful garden filled with many beautiful flower arrangements, small paths to explore but that's basically it, we weren't allowed to enter the castle it self, so to pay just to wonder in someone's garden was a bit disappointing.

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Castle surrounded by a HUUUUGE royal garden! Have only been there during the summers and it's beautiful to watch the nature. Also the castle is nice with historical photos and costumes to be seen!

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Helsingborg, Skåne Län, Sweden
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Really worth visiting if you are in the area. The gardens are lovelly, especially in the spring with all the tulips and the rhododendrons. But it is smashing in the fall too. In the winter you will not meet a lot of visitors but still a beautiful place to visit.

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Riyadh
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is the summer resident of the former Swedish King. The Castle is now used as a restaurant and art gallery. The Castle is surrounded by a very large and very beautiful garden where you can stroll around for hours and enjoy all the different kinds of flowers.

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West Hills, California, USA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We rode up in bikes from town (stopping at the harbor, beaches, parks. There was a nice natural grass miniature golf course next to the bath house.) The grounds were very nicely maintained. Each themed garden took us to a different place. My wife liked this better than Butchart Gardens in Victoria. We walked the entire park, had picnic lunch,... More 

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