The villages on Österlen

Facts about villages and fishing villages in Österlen

The villages

at Österlen

Agusa

At the top of Tomelilla municipality's border with the municipality of Kristianstad, in northern Albo, lies the picturesque little village of Agusa along the road between Alunbruket in Andrarum and Hörröd. The village is high ...

Andrarum

In the softly rolling Skåne landscape in Albo, here, on the southernmost slope of Linderödsa, we find the village of Andrarum. It is Skåne, most certainly, but not the plain of the plain. Up here on the hill is ...

Baskemölla

In this small fishing village, people have lived since the Stone Age. The name Baske means dry twigs or branches while milling is of course Skåne for a mill where one grinds his grain to flour ....

Benestad

Four kilometers southwest of Tomelilla, where the southern entrance connects to road 19 between Kristianstad and Ystad, lies Benestad, the small church village nearest neighbor with the unique nature reserve Benestad Backar. The reserve is called ...

Bertilstorp

Bertilstorp, the small village in Albo heath, just over seven kilometers west of Brösarp, can rightly be called calm and peaceful. The buildings, which consist of small farms and smaller houses, are located ...

Bjärsjö

Secluded location yet so close. Just west of Simrishamn, down at Tommarpsån's winding race, lies little Bjärsjö. A city that once had both a brewery and a large grain company. IN...

Blästorp

Blästorp is a very small village situated between Hammenhög and Borrby in the middle of the rich plain. The village consists mainly of farms, which once lay at the railway between Gärsnäs and ...

Bollerup

Seven kilometers southeast of Tomelilla, in the middle of the fertile, but not at all pancake plaque, lies Bollerup, a village where the old meets new in a highly tangible way. About the same with ...

Bolshög

Two kilometers straight south of Ö. Tommarp is located the village Bolshög, just over a stone's throw from the Nordic region's best preserved medieval castle, Glimmingehus. The church in the village is from the 1100 century and feels easy on ...

Bondrum

When we travel on highway 19 just north of Fågeltofta we see in the slope, west of the road, the exciting four-lane cross-work farm Bondrumsgården, which once ended up on the flyers throughout ...

Borrby

Österlens heart. The village is surrounded by wooded ridges and rolling fields, with four kilometers to the popular long white sand beaches between Borrbystrand and Sandhammaren. The village around the village is characterized by agriculture. IN...

Brantevik

A genuine environment with an idyllic location. Brantevik is the fishing village where time really does not stand still, although its heyday occurred just over a hundred years ago. The village is fermenting today ...

Brännorna

The small, but elongated, village of Brännorna, in Tomelilla municipality, on both sides of road 1672 between Onslunda in the south and Ekerödskorset in the north lies in alternating terrain where mixed forest groves co-exist ...

Brösarp

As a gateway to Österlen. Where road 19 from Kristianstad divides into two, road nine towards Simrishamn and road 19 towards Ystad via Tomelilla, Brösarp is located. Brösarps location on ...

Pelvic Hallagården

Welcome to Bäckhallagården - and one of Österlen's most beautiful places! Skåne is flat. But there are some plots at the coasts where the hills stretch well over ...

Bästekille

High, almost midway between Södra Mellby and Vitaby, lies the small village of Bästekille, along the winding country road. In the west, Bästekille slopes with pastures, stonewalls and lakes. Around Bästekille are several ...

Eljaröd

Half a mile south of Brösarp the road sign points to the old village Eljaröd. Here people have lived here since prehistoric times, some ancient finds in abundant quantities talk about. The village is ...

Frörum

Frörum is a small village just south of Fågeltofta by road 19. The village is located in Fågeltofta parish in Albo, located in the borderland between rice and forest countryside, but still it is ...

Fågeltofta

The small village Fågeltofta is located by road 19 between Ystad and Kristianstad. Until 1867, the village was considerably larger and consisted of the entire 17 farms and a number of gate houses, but ...

Gislöv

Gislöv is a collection of houses and farms spread around a four-way cross five kilometers southwest of Simrishamn and belongs to the smallest villages in Österlen. In Gislöv there is also a hotel with ...

Gislövshammar

What a beautiful idyll. A sign at the coastal road, about midway between Brantevik and Skillinge, points down to a well-preserved small fishing village, Gislövshammar. The fishing village has a fifteen houses and lengths along ...

Gladsax

Gladsax, an idyllic place high in the rolling agricultural landscape. The houses and farms in the village are gathered on both sides of the winding, narrow city street. Here and where hangs roses ...

Glimminge

A stone's throw east of the magnificent medieval castle Glimmingehus, erected 1499 by Jens Holgersen Ulfstand, lies the small house collection Glimminge village along the winding city street. At the southern end of the village is the ...

Glivarp

A stone's throw from the medieval castle Glimmingehus, along the road between Ö. Tommarp and Ö. Hoby, lies the small but elongated, village of Glivarp in the middle of a hilly agricultural area with buried natural pastures, wetlands and ...

Gnalöv

Gnalöv belongs to Bolshög's parish, but it is Ö. Nöbbelöv's church one sees when standing in the middle of Gnalöv. The village is elongated, but has its largest concentration where the road Gnalöv-Bolshög ...

Grevlunda

Countless hills reach almost Stenshuvud's double height and the hilly landscape is very popular with nature lovers. Grevlunda is a small village, quite stretched west of the railway, which is served by ...

Gröstorp

Beautiful landscape filled with life. Gröstorp has above all been placed on the map for sports reasons. The cohesion of the village around sport in general, but football and table tennis in particular, has been ...

Gyllebo

Many draw an equal sign between Gyllebo and Ö Vemmerlöv, but it is more correct to call the village at the church for Ö Vemmerlöv and the houses around Gyllebosjön for Gyllebo. On an islet ...

Gärarp

The view from houses and farms in little Gärarp is breathtaking. Here, the rolling Skåne agricultural landscape spreads out with Bollerup's castle in the foreground. Bångbacken is the highest point. Gärarp must be ...

Gärsnäs

In Gärsnäs, the service level is high. There are child care, primary school, health center, retirement homes, shops, bakery, food trade, car dealers, mechanical workshops and craftsmen of various kinds. Gärsnäs has been placed on the world map above all by ...

Gårdlösa

Below Gårdlösaåsen, the small village Gårdlösa developed into the Middle Ages, a unique farming village consisting of a number of large farmhouses often with lavish exterior building details such as cornices and recessed stone slabs. These...

Hammenhög

Soothing. Near. Practically. The service level is good with the ICA store, specialty shops of various kinds, bed & breakfast facilities, café, dentist, forge, galleries. Just east of the village, by the road to Vallby and Glimmingehus, lies ...

Annas

An old saying goes: "In Hannas gjorra di hårannra no fortret", which means that here in this village you are friendly to each other. So it is most likely in ...

Haväng

At the edge of Brösarps slopes - with Hanö Bay's vast sandy beaches in the north and the characteristic coastline past Kivik towards Stenshuvud in the south - Haväng is situated. Taste the word! Only one...

Hjälmaröd

The road between S. Mellby and Vitaby has been called Prästavägen since ancient times, and it has as simple as natural explanation. Both churches were served by the same priest and it could ...

Illstorp

Illstorp is located on the highway between Christinehof and Önneköp in varied landscapes with fields and forests. Through the area, interesting Verkeån winds that year round offers nature experiences of a rare nature. Here...

Järrestad

Järrestad has a quiet location since the national road 9 was pulled outside the community, but still so close that the bus connections are easy to reach. Järrestad is a village with very old ancestors. IN...

Järstorp

The small village Järstorp's nearest slightly larger neighbor is Illstorp on the road between Christinehof and Önneköp. The settlement consists of farms and individual houses placed in the terrain where forest replaces arable land. By...

Karakas

North of the national park Stenshuvud lies Karakås (the emphasis in the place name should be on the last syllable). In Karakås there are spacious parking spaces for anyone who wants to commit Stenshuvud north from. Otherwise, Karakås is in front of ...

Karlaby

Karlaby is situated around the three-way intersection leading to Ö. Vemmerlöv, Tommarp and Simrishamn. The buildings consist of a few large farms and a number of smaller houses. For many, Karlaby is now synonymous with ...

Kivik

Quiet fishing village yet so vibrant. Of all the communities and villages in Österlen, Kivik is perhaps the best known and for many reasons. Kivik's Market, Apple Market, Kivik Art Center, ...

Knäbäckshusen

Here marries sea with fabulous nature. The beach bridge from the charming summer village of Knäbäckshusen is steep, but the beach is Österlen's best and most beautiful morning bathing beach with views down to Simrishamn and up ...

Komstad

Komstad may be a rather small village, located one kilometer west of Stiby / Gärsnäs along the road towards Onslunda. You take the exit road from national road 11 just west of Stiby church. City is ...

Myllykylä

Little Kvarnby is neighboring town slightly larger Ö. Hoby just over three kilometers east of Borrby and three kilometers west of Skillinge. In Kvarnby's old distillery there is a gallery, next door ...

Kverrestad

Where national road 9 goes through Lunnarp, a road sign points to Kverrestad, a small village with a typical parish center feel, ie houses and farms gathered around the church and the vicarage with associated vicarage park. Kverrestads ...

Kyhl

The surroundings are characterized by the outstanding sandy beach, dunes and the beach forest. Kyhl is the starting point for a long stretch of phenomenal sandy beach that continues with some small, short breaks right up to Ystad. Inside...

Listarum

Perhaps it is the surroundings around the small village Listarum that put the village name on the map. The nature reserve Listarumsåsen has three parts on a hilly area west of the road between St. Olof and ...

Ludaröd

Between Eljaröd and Christinehof's castle you pass the small village of Ludaröd. Here is the very horse that applies. Western Valley and Hallamölla Farm are two active facilities that offer experiences ...

Lunnarp

The village of Lunnarp consists of two parts, one on either side of the national road 11, and the old farm village with a number of well-preserved farmhouses and a school house, and what we can call ...

Lönhult

Next door to Brösarps fantastic Norra Backar lies Lönhult on the road between Brösarp and Bertilstorp. In the leisure village of Lönhult / Carlskärrs village we find many holiday homes, many of which are newly built. The village's unique location in grand ...

South Mellby

Near Kivik and Stenshuvud. The old church village follows the hilly road up to the church. The buildings breathe 1800 numbers and many of the gate houses are old. Many farm workers lived here, but also craftsmen ...

Mälarhusen

Time and silence. One of the really well-known holiday villages that has grown up near the famous sandy beaches and the dune landscape between Kyhl and Löderup's beach bath is Mälarhusen. Today, many of ...

Måns Lunda

It is quite far between the houses in small picturesque Moonlight just west of Fågeltofta and Kronovall, by the national road 19 between Tomelilla and Kristianstad. The village is mentioned since the 1700 century when its ...

Månstorp

About midway between S: t Olof and Smedstorp at the height of the Järnkällan, a sign points to Månstorp, a scattered collection of smaller farms along a winding dirt road that ends at Listarum. Several...

Nedraby

The area south-east of Tomelilla is still characterized by the estate Bollerup, S Herrestad, Tosterup, Högestad, Övrabyborg and Örup. Here, the relationship between the main farm and the farm can still be traced and the villages still breathe medieval ....

Norra Björstorp

About half a mile northwest of Brösarp, just north of the famous Norra Brösarps Backar lies the small village of Norra Björstorp, which mainly consists of detached farms and smaller residential buildings. Many...

Nørrekås

To the south of Skillinge, close to the rocky shore, lies north, counted from these three villages, Norrekås, Örnahusen and Spraggehusen, almost cohesive. The buildings are on both sides of the coast road number ...

Onslunda

Calm and sophisticated place of residence. In the middle of Tomelilla municipality are the rich handicraft village of Onslunda. The village has very mixed buildings with mainly low houses. South of the village there are popular hiking trails with deciduous pebble rocks.

Ramsåsa

Ramsåsa is located just west of the Svampa cross in Tomelilla on the slopes down towards the little Trydeån, which opens into Fyleån in Fyledalen. The surroundings are hilly, but at the same time fertile, intensely cultivated. The...

Raskarum

One kilometer east of St. Olof, on the road between Rörum and St. Olof, lies the small village of Raskarum. The surroundings are hilly with smaller fields, pastures, marshes and forests. Find here ...

Ravlunda

When Linnaeus came to Ravlunda on his Skåne trip, he was ridden by nature and felt that there could be nothing more beautiful in the whole country. It is close to ...

Rogamad

1499 laid Jens Holgersen Ulfstand the foundation of Glimmingehus, one of Sweden's best-preserved medieval castles. The castle's history is an adventure in itself and with generous opening hours the possibilities are great to learn ...

Rörum

Rörum is a quiet place for strawberries. Through the old village of Rörum, the town street winds its way gracefully with houses on both sides. The terrain around Rörum is extremely hilly, it runs two ...

Rörum's beach

Fabulous apple coast. The leisure village Rörum's beach is a stone's throw north of Knäbäckshusen. The location is exceptional, surrounded by orchards, beach slopes, beech forests, backyards and in the northern national park Stenshuvud. Rörum's beach has a lot of nature experiences ...

St. Olof

Highly situated beautiful village, is nestled in Österlen's forested area. The railway came to the village 1901 and today there are trains on the track, but the railway has been for many years ...

Sillaröd

Up in the northwest corner of Tomelilla municipality we find the small village of Sillaröd. The village mainly consists of old farms. In the village there has been an active village law for a very long time. All that ...

Simris

Simris is a cozy village that lives year round. Here is a mixed compote of new and old, permanent and leisure homes. The streets are motley, winding and here are houses of ...

Simrishamn

Peace and quiet but still all service within easy reach. Simrishamn, the capital of Österlen, is a genuine and beautiful small town. It is not least the city's buildings that make up its charm. The...

Simrislund

A quiet and prosperous residential neighborhood with proximity to service and sea. Simrislund is a quiet and green residential neighborhood surrounded by meadow and land. Parts of the area are on slopes and ...

Skepparp

Scenic in the Verkeån valley. Along Verkeån, sometimes called Skepparpsån, just east of Ravlunda, is a collection of houses and farms called Skepparp. The small village is very scenic in the valley's valley ...

Skillinge

How long Skillinge has been a fishing village you do not know, but probably even since the migration period 400-XNUM years AD. The name Skiellinge can be derived from the form Skedhlinge, where spoon (s), eg. with the meaning of limit, ...

forest Dala

Karl Aspelin has sometimes been called the first painter in Österlen, the small nation who formed the so-called Kivik collective in the villa with the nice view beyond the Baltic Sea from the location on the hill in Skogsdala ....

Skräddaröd

On the road between Rörum and Ö. Vemmerlöv we find just south-south west about Forsemölla a departure road to the east towards Skräddaröds village. Quite a few properties, mainly farms with the name Skräddaröd, are located on ...

Skåne Tranås

Culture and nature. Tranås town was originally called the village and is meant to mean a nose where cranes nest. The name is written in writing as Traanaes as early as 1387, but finds of ...

Smedstorp

Living and growing village. When the railway Simrishamn -Malmö was electrified and the train started to drive traffic about 12 times in each direction daily, this meant new air in old Smedstorp's lungs and ...

Snapparp

Nestled in beautiful deciduous forest, little Snapparp lies in hilly landscape just south of St. Olof, east of the road between St. Olof and Smedstorp. The village is sparsely populated with older farms and occasional ...

Spjutstorp

Nearly in the middle of Tomelilla municipality, about six kilometers northeast of the central town, on the road to Onslunda, is Spjutstorp. The surroundings are open, hilly cultivation landscape. Once upon a time, the railway tracks near the ...

Spragg houses

To the south of Skillinge, close to the rocky beach, north-facing, these three villages, Norrekås, Örnahusen and Spraggehusen, are almost cohesive. The buildings are on both sides of the coast road number ...

Stiby

Stiby church village consists of a number of farms, a handful of small residential buildings and a number of larger villas along national road 11 and along the road towards Ö. Vemmerlöv. High above the hilly land ...

Svinaberga

The village's name may sound slightly busty, but the fact is that it is about a genuine quiet and safe village, beautifully situated high above the valley Tångdala where the national road 9 between ...

Sälshög

Along the entrance straight north from Tomelilla from national road 19 is Sälshög, an old and a little younger village formation, consisting mainly of farms. Sälshög continues along the road Spjutstorp-Tryde. Very well known was ...

South Björstorp

A stone's throw south of Brösarp, a departure road from national road 19 goes towards Södra Björstorp which is actually a village with two faces, the newer leisure village and the old farming landscape ...

Toarp

On the road between Tomelilla and Bollerup lies the small village of Toarp with a mix of farm properties and a handful of single-family villas. The village is situated in a hilly landscape with elements of tree plantations. The distance ...

Tobisborg

Beautiful nature and proximity to the sea. Two kilometers north of Simrishamn, west of the national road 9, is Tobisborg. The villa area borders north to a holiday home area with many summer houses. The Tobisborg farm is still ...

Tomelilla

Here, culture is combined with pleasure - in the middle of Österlen. With the Railroad linking Malmö, Simrishamn and Ystad, Tomelilla quickly turned into an important station society. The sea is reached in just 15 ...

Tommarp

Charming urban atmosphere. Östra Tommarp was once called Tumathorp and was a well-known town with its own mint and monastery in the Middle Ages. In Tommarp there is an antique shop, dog track, gallery, shop for retro furniture and ...

crofters Bridge

Near the Verkeån winding cove, on the border of heath and woodland, a stone's throw north of Brösarp, is the small house collection Torparebron, an exquisite example of the kind of buildings that were added in the 1800 century ...

Tosterup

Tosterup in Tomelilla municipality is for many synonymous with Tosterup's castle, erected in different stages during the 1400-1700-century, just over a mile south of Tomelilla and 12 kilometers northeast of Ystad. The castle complex is located ...

Tryde

Rolling countryside and beautiful plains. In Tryde, which you reach via the exit road on the national road 11 or on the exit road north of the Svampakorset on road 19, there is active village law, which via several ...

Tunby

A number of farms north of Smedstorp and west of Tunbyholmssjön have the address Tunby. There are active larger agricultural properties, but also separate farms and single-family homes. The surroundings are hilly landscapes with ...

Tågarp

The area west of Tommarp, which is called Tågarp, consists of a number of really large farms and a part of small, smaller farms, but also low single-family homes. Talking about a cohesive ...

Tåghusa

A handful of farms between Grevlunda, Holmarna and Attusa, on the road between Vitaby and Onslunda, make up the village of Tåghusa. Here is the small-scale cultivation land that dominates, small fields surrounded by stone farms, groves ...

Ullstorp

The small church village of Ullstorp is located one kilometer southeast of Tomelilla on the road to Bollerup. Here is a collection of farms and houses near the church. a popular farm hotel. The address of Tomelilla Golf Club ...

Vallby

Green fields. Clear blue sky. Two kilometers west of the very well-preserved medieval castle Glimmingehus is Vallby. The village is around the intersection where one way leads from Glimmingehus to Hammenhög while the other, ...

Viarp

In the sharp turn in Simri's southern entrance, the exit road to Viarp, a village consisting of a number of farms and smaller houses. The surroundings are hilly landscape. In the central district ...

Vik

https://youtu.be/5w4ZiCEPEnQ Här rinner stressen av, i Vik, det charmiga gamla fiskeläget norr om Simrishamn. Vik ligger på en smal strandremsa nedanför de höga sandbackarna, omgivet av fruktodlingar. Vik är det...

Virre City

East of the road between Stiby and Ö Vemmerlöv, just west of the railway crossing, a small road goes down through the village of Virrestad, which consists of a number of farms and some single-family houses. The surroundings ...

Vitaby

High above the Baltic Sea, with miles of views, Vitaby church is located with the church village consisting of a small number of farms below the church hill. It was here at Vitaby church that Bombi Bitt met Nils ...

Vitemölla

https://youtu.be/814s84u04KA Sist i raden av Simrishamns kommuns fiskelägen, från söder mot norr, är Vitemölla. Vitemölla och Kivik är populära sommarorter. Närmaste större ort med service som skola, äldreboende, affärer, kaféer,...

Vranarp

Vranarp is located by the national road 9 just west of Järrestad, a stone's throw southeast of Tommarp. The surroundings are farmlands with the slope down towards Tommarpsån in the north. By the road a few meters west from ...