WELCOME TO VISITHVEN! - an association of local actors on Hven
HVEN - ONLY A SAIL TRIP AWAY!
Centrally located in the middle of the Sound between Denmark and Sweden, the island of Hven is an unique destination with an overwhelming range of activities.
From the grassy slopes you can enjoy a magnificent view over the Swedish and Danish coastlines.
In addition to its natural beauty Hven offers gourmet experiences, a multi-artistic environment, an exciting culture and history, a choice of activities or simply pure relaxation.
During summer season M/S Jeppe departs from Copenhagen to Hven. Enjoy a relaxing trip taking 1 1/2 hours through the scenic Sound. Once on Hven there are many ways to explore the island. Most visitors get around by renting one of Hvens’ distinctive yellow bicycles.
Another option is to rent an electric golf cart or order a horse drawn carriage, jump on the public Hven bus that drives along the main road and connects to and from the ferries or order a local taxi to comfortly take you around.
Hven is a great place and it is recommended to spend a few days. Options to stay are diverse and include hostel, cabins, campsites, B&B and hotels.
Hven is a nature reserve and it is as such only allowed to camp on Hvens camping site, situated directly on the edge of the Øresund.
It is recommended to book in advance. Contact the suppliers directly, the tourist information Visit Landskrona or the Tycho Brahe-museum which happily assist you with information on an overnight stay.
ADVENTURES & ACTIVITIES
Hven offers a wide range of activities. Try out horse riding and highland court at Äventyrsarken or visit Spirit of Hven, the local whiskey distillation which offers guided tours of the distillery as well as whiskey tastings.
Are you interested in history you can visit Nämndemansgården with historical exhibitions, or the Tycho Brahe-museum where you can book a guide to tell you about the life and scientific breakthrough of the famous astronomer Tycho Brahe. Guided group tours of the island can be arranged through Vens Lilja.
ART & CULTURE
The beautiful light and surroundings have long been a source of inspiration for a number of artists, and as such you find several studios and galleries on Hven
Challenge your creativity and learn veawing or painting. Go back in history at the local history museum Nämndemansgården or at the Tycho Brahe-mseum.
On the Ascension day of Christ the yearly art day (Hvens Konstrunda) takes place, where the local artists exibit their art and arrange art courses.