Once an industrial port town, Malmö is now a flourishing, young metropolis, just a 34-minute train ride from Copenhagen in Denmark. The third-largest city in Sweden, located on the southern part of the country, it is fast building a reputation for its innovative, environmental take on a modern city. Explore Malmö Castle and discover the cosy Lilla Torg square, filled with restaurants and cafés, before finishing your day with a falafel. Yes, really. Malmö’s multi-cultural population has gifted the city with the best Middle Eastern food around. These are best hotels to stay in during your visit.
Nicola Capper provided additional reporting for this article.