Saturday 20 Jan, 2024

Starting at 9:00AM

STUDIO Meetingpoint

Nordenskiöldsgatan 24 211 19 Malmö

Things to do in Malmö in January

We’ve compiled a list of top things to do and places to visit straight from your very own MeasureCamp Malmö organizers. So if you’re visiting for the event, these are what we recommend you can check out aroud Malmö in this time of the year so you can make the most of your winter visit to this Swedish gem.

Try the Classic Swedish Semla

Unwind with a Swedish semla, a limited-edition treat that’s only around during the weeks leading up to Easter. Picture a soft, cardamom-spiced wheat bun filled with a creamy almond paste and topped with whipped cream, all dusted with powdered sugar. This heavenly combination is a true treat for the senses. This should be available in most coffee / pastry shops around Malmö.

Disgusting Food Museum:

Step into the quirky and unconventional Disgusting Food Museum, where you can explore an array of bizarre and unusual culinary creations. Challenge your taste buds and indulge in the weird and wonderful world of food. It’s an experience that will surely leave a lasting impression.


Address: Södra Förstadsgatan 2, 211 43 Malmö

Emporia Shopping Center

For a shopping extravaganza, head to Emporia, one of the largest shopping centers in Scandinavia. Explore a mix of high-end and local brands, and take advantage of the post-holiday sales. It’s not just a mall; it’s a shopping haven for fashion enthusiasts.


Address: Hyllie Boulevard 19, 215 32 Malmö

Ribersborgs kallbadhus (cold bath house)

Brave the cold and take a dip in the icy waters at Ribersborgs Kallbadhus. While it’s recommended to bring your own towels, the invigorating experience of winter bathing is well worth it. Enjoy the stunning views of the sea and embrace the Scandinavian tradition of cold-water relaxation.


Address: Limhamnsvägen, Brygga 1, 217 59 Malmö

Walk around Turning Torso & Västra Hamnen

Architecture enthusiasts will find joy in exploring Turning Torso and Västra Hamnen. Take a leisurely walk down Ribersborgsstranden, soaking in the modern architectural marvels. Conclude your stroll with a classic Swedish “Fika” at a nearby café, savoring the moment with a hot beverage and pastry.

View directions in Google Maps.

Science-fiction Bokhandeln (Book store)

Science Fiction Bokhandeln in Malmö is a well-known bookshop for science fiction fans. It offers a wide range of books, including new releases, classics, and foreign language titles, as well as a large selection of science fiction collectibles, such as figurines, posters, and memorabilia. The shop is open Monday through Sunday from 10:00 AM to 6:30 PM.


Address: Södra Förstadsgatan 26

Malmö Konsthall (Art gallery)

We know you’re in Malmö for MeasureCamp but if you also have an interest in art, Malmö Konstall is a must-see! It is a vibrant showcase for contemporary art in Europe. From large-scale installations to intimate performances, there’s something for everyone at Malmö Konsthall. They have a restaurant, bookstore and you can also opt to go for an audio guide aorund the gallery.


Address: S:t Johannesgatan 7

Parks: Slottsparken & Pildammsparken

Despite the cold weather, if you’re seeking a touch of greenery, consider visiting Slottsparken and Pildammsparken. Experience the tranquility of , two beautiful parks that offer serene escapes within the city.

View in Google Maps: Slottsparken & Pildammsparken


A short train ride away, Lund welcomes you with its medieval charm and academic allure. Stroll through cobblestone streets adorned with centuries-old architecture, explore the Lund Cathedral, and lose yourself in the ambiance of one of Scandinavia’s oldest and most prestigious universities. Lund seamlessly blends history with modernity, offering a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Bars & Restos

Bullen: Discover the unexpected charm of Bullen, a place that may not look like much from the outside but offers an authentic taste of Swedish dishes. Try local favorites and embrace the warmth of Swedish hospitality.

Atmosfär: For a culinary journey, guests are warmly welcomed to experience a unique atmosphere for family lunches, romantic dinners, casual drinks with friends, or any occasion, with a rich history dating back to 1997 and an ever-evolving menu that ensures every visit becomes a cherished return.

Mrs Brown: Mrs Brown on Davidshallstorg is the neighborhood pub and watering hole that offers a vibrant atmosphere, loving service and an inspiring menu. The kitchen is European and chooses locally grown ingredients according to the season.

Thap Thim: Thai food enthusiasts rejoice! Thap Thim is the go-to place for authentic Thai cuisine, approved by experts. Immerse yourself in the bold and flavorful dishes that make this restaurant a standout in Malmö’s culinary scene.

Mando: If you’re a steak enthusiast, Mando is the classic restaurant to satisfy your cravings. Indulge in succulent steaks cooked to perfection, complemented by a cozy atmosphere that enhances the dining experience.

Vibliotek: Vibliotek invites diners to savor a symphony of modern-style tapas, expertly crafted with the finest ingredients and inspired by the culinary richness of Spain and the Mediterranean, offering a stylish ambiance where each dish becomes a story of passion and excellence in a unique culinary journey.

You can find more tips from Trip Advisor.