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Sofiero Slott

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Address: Sofierovagen, Helsingborg, Sweden
Phone Number: +46 42 102500
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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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Spectacular garden

Although the former royal palace is interesting, the real attraction here is the garden. Well designed and quite large, the variety of flowers growing here is amazing. It is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
midwesttraveller2015
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Burlington, Iowa
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Burlington, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although the former royal palace is interesting, the real attraction here is the garden. Well designed and quite large, the variety of flowers growing here is amazing. It is located on the road between Stockholm and Copenhagen, although much closer to Copenhagen. It is worth going out of your way to visit.

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Lurgan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

visited this castle and was glad i did as we got a chance to see the rooms and how the other half lived all those years ago. The garden is fabulous

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were doing this tour to the palace and its grounds as a free excursion on the cruise we were on. The actual house itself looks nice but its small and definitely not luxurious or stately like we are used to in UK and France. The grouds were more interesting to me and it has a charming gift shop with... More 

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Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best time to visit castle is may or june. Cosy park with many plants and flowers. They have nice restaurant in the castle.

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Advance, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a tour guide take us around and she was amazing. you could tell how much she loved the place and for great reasons. the gardens were lovely, the food was delicious. an idyllic spot, I wish I could have spent the day strolling around and discovering more of it's beauty. lunch was fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sofiero is a beautiful oasis that is worth a visit no matter what season it is. The castle with restaurant & café and the park has a beautiful view of Öresund and Kronoborgs Castle in Helsingör. Beautiful plantings, art & exhibitions, music and other events, as well as the castle shop and flower & gardenshop are some of the experiences... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has amazing views and a romantic history. Stop by to walk the gardens. Unfortunately for me, it was raining, but even with rain the place was beautiful.

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

From blooming orchids to the children's corner, there is something for everyone. Behind every corner you can find a statue, a greenhouse, a view of the beach or a picnic place. Wonderful place and dogs on the leash are allowed in.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I highly recommend visiting Sofiero. The palace itself is lovely, and the gardens and lawns are wonderful. We had coffee on the patio with a view of the water and of Kronborg Castle in Helsingor, Denmark.

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Landskrona, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Sofiero castle served very well as the stage for Shakespeares comedy "As you like it". The beautiful garden create fantastic atmosphere for the performance. Very nice indeed!

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