CITY OF KRISTIANSTAD
Kristianstad has about 85,000 inhabitants and is located 100km from Malmö, and 150km from Copenhagen Airport, Denmark.
ÖRESUNDSBRON
Between Sweden and Denmark there is a bridge (Öresundsbron) that connects both countries, and you can easily travel over the bridge either by train or by car.
The Öresundsbron is 16 km long.
HISTORY
The city of Kristianstad was founded after the war in 1614 by the Danish king Kristian IV, after the nearby city of Vä was burned.
Parts of Kristianstad are below sea level with wetland areas and protected against flooding by ramparts and water pumps.
Sweden’s lowest point, 2.41 meters below sea level, is located in Kristianstad.
ABSOLUT VODKA
Absolut Vodka is the most internationally famous company linked with Kristianstad, situated in Åhus, 19 km from Kristianstad.
CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY
Kristianstads probably most famous building is the Church of the Holy Trinity. The church was designed by the Dutchman Steenwinkel and has been called the most beautiful renaissance church in the Nordics. The church was opened in 1628.
SMALL TOWN FEELING, BIG CITY PULSE
Here you will find shopping, experiences, food, culture and relaxation, all within walking distance. In Kristianstad there are over 280 stores and companies offering something for everyone.

You will find everything from the small, enchanting store that has been inherited to the major retail chains with a range that matches the big cities and all services needed.

Experience the atmosphere and enjoy a beautiful, genuine city center with cultural impulses and charming little streets and squares. Enjoy a relaxing break at one of our cozy cafés or restaurants.

We hope you enjoy your stay in Kristianstad and Swedish Karate Open.