Wander through extensive beech woodland in the north and across
the rolling hills of the plains in the south. On the border between
the woodland and the open areas, lies Roslätts oak wood pasture; an
oasis for specialised insects, birds, bats and lichens.
At the popular site of Västerkulla, you have an impressive view
across the plains and the small flower maiden pink at your
An outsider to the Swedish flora grows along a boundary; field
maple. The trees here are are currently the only ones growing wild
in the country and Svedala has chosen the leaf of the field maple
for their District Council coat of arms. Field maple is otherwise
relatively commonly planted.
Level with Elinedal you walk along the foot of an unusual
geological formation. Ullbergskroken was pushed up at the edge of
the ice, at the end of the last ice age.
Alongside the main road (Road 101), the landscape is strewn with
small pools. The majority are ice hollows and were formed by the
The town of Trelleborg lies in a favourable vegetation zone and is
known for its palm trees. East of Dalabadet you can find grazed
meadows with orchids and birds.
When you travel through Svedala you can study the brick
architecture. The area is rich in clay, which was in historical ice
lakes and in the village you can find the "modern" brick houses,
with high plinths, patterned brickwork and decorated facades. The
many brick works in Svedala flourished at the end of the
At the same time, a pioneer of female authors and one of the best
poets from the 1880s had her breakthrough; Victoria Benedictsson
under the pseudonym Ernst Ahlgren. She grew up on the farm called
Make a pilgrimage to a sacrificial well, as people have done for
thousands of years. The sacrificial well at Fru Alstad is supposed
to be able to cure the majority of ailments, and the one at Aggarp
was supposed to help treat bad-smelling colic.
Fru Alstad Church neaby has a central pillar covered with
inscriptions made by pilgrims.
It is impossible to miss the magnificent mill at Aggarp. It is a
Dutch mill dating from 1896.
Further south, you walk past the prominent Gyllhögarna; four
Bronze Age burial mounds. , fyra gravhögar från bronsåldern. The
shape of the sole of a foot has been carved on a granite stone to
In Trelleborg you can visit what was once a fortress made of earth
banks and palisades. The original fortress was probably a military
camp in the united Denmark.