Mölle and Kullaberg Nature Reserve: Breathtaking Slopes and Hiking Trails in Scania, Sweden

Mölle and Kullaberg Nature Reserve: Breathtaking Slopes and Hiking Trails in Scania, Sweden

Hiking with great views over Kattegat and Öresund in Southwest Sweden
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A biodiverse peninsula

The beautiful town of Mölle and the nature reserve Kullaberg have been a dream for us to visit for many years.

It’s quite close to Copenhagen, Denmark where we have always lived. But for some reason, we have never taken the time to visit.

When we recently stayed in Malmö for a few days, we decided to spend the afternoon at the nature reserve on the way back to our rented house in Scania.

We are so happy we did!

Heading down towards Josefinelust
Heading down towards Josefinelust.
Kullaberg is something special.
Kullens Fyr
We were gifted with a stunning sunset at Kullens Fyr.
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Kullaberg Nature Reserve is a peninsula in Scania in Southern Sweden, about 45 minutes from Helsingborg.

The picturesque town of Mölle

The first thing we did was to take a stroll in Mölle.

It’s such a charming little town with a very scenic harbour.

The area is popular for diving with chances of seeing lobsters, eels, catfish and crabs as well as different water sports activities. You can rent both gear and boats in Mölle.

We just walked around enjoying the ocean and the adorable houses.

We particularly loved the historic Grand Hotel – a classic Art Nouveau style seaside hotel from the beginning of the 20th century.

If we one day should stay overnight in Mölle, this would be our choice.

The rising surrounding landscape from the harbour in Mölle
There are great views towards the rising surrounding landscape from the harbour in Mölle.
Grand Hotel
Grand Hotel sits at the top of Mölle with an expansive view.
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Hiking in Kullaberg Nature Reserve

After walking around Mölle for a while, we headed to Kullaberg to explore for a few hours.

Steep cliffs rising from the sea and lush forests make this spectacular area ideal for hiking and trekking.

The nature reserve offers unique habitats for lots of plants and animals because of the slightly different microclimates that are created on the cliffs, in the forests and around the tide pools on the rocky shoreline.

If you are interested in birds, you will really like Kullaberg.

We drove to different hiking trails and viewpoints visiting RansvikJosefinelust and the lighthouse Kullens fyr at the tip of the peninsula.

Around sunset we found a place near the lighthouse to enjoy a picnic with yummy salads we had with us from Malmö.

The perfect way to end the day.

Hiking through beautiful forest to get down to Josefinelust
Hiking through beautiful forest to get down to Josefinelust.
Dramatic cliffs
Such dramatic cliffs!
Caves at Kullaberg
There are lots of caves to explore around the coast if you’re into spelunking.
Alex enjoying the view
Alex felt at home in these landscapes.
Sea currents at Josefinelust
The sea currents are strong, so beware!
View from near Ransvik
View from near Ransvik.
Sun setting at Kullaberg
As the sun was setting, we tried finding the perfect spot to enjoy the salads we had brought from Malmö.
Colourful seascape at Kullaberg
The colours got so good.
The Kullen Lighthouse
The Kullen Lighthouse (Kullens Fyr in Swedish).
Brought salads
A great treat after hiking around the dramatic landscape.
Sunset colours at Kullaberg
We felt so lucky to experience such a beautiful end to our day.
Kullens Fyr at sunset
Sun dipping below the horizon at Kullens Fyr
Grateful for moments like this!
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Practical information

Kullaberg Nature Reserve is free to visit!

It’s open year-round.

For more information about the unique plant and animal life in the reserve, you can check out the Visitor Center naturum Kullaberg on the edge of the peninsula at Kullens Lighthouse.

Read more about safety and rules in the nature reserve here and read about the most common questions here.

Marked hiking trails at Kullaberg
There are lots of marked hiking trails at Kullaberg – great for both single trips and multi-day excursions.
Kullaberg bench
Kullaberg is free to visit.
Kullaberg leave no trace
Everyone is welcome as long as they respect nature and follow Leave No Trace principles.

Where to stay near Kullaberg Nature Reserve

Search for the best value accommodation in Mölle here.

Pensionat Strandgården
This room at Pensionat Strandgården looks super cosy. ©Pensionat Strandgården
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What to bring to Kullaberg Nature Reserve

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Minimise your impact

To minimise your impact on nature, follow these guidelines:

  • Bring your own drinking water in a refillable bottle.
  • Avoid single-use plastics, including straws.
  • Dispose of waste properly.
  • Take only photos, leave only footprints.
  • Be considerate of other visitors.
  • Respect wildlife.
Kullaberg nature
The nature of Kullaberg is precious. Remember to take good care of it.
Kullaberg cliffs

Thanks for reading

Thank you for reading along.

What do you think about Kullaberg Nature Reserve?

If you’ve been there, it would be awesome to hear about your experience in the comments.

If you haven’t been yet, please don’t hesitate to ask us anything. We’re glad to help.

Kullaberg sun in the forest
Sunset at Kullaberg Lighthouse
Thank you Kullaberg for an amazing day!
Mölle and Kullaberg Nature Reserve in Sweden
Mölle and Kullaberg Nature Reserve in Sweden
Mölle and Kullaberg Nature Reserve in Sweden

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