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1 Gärsnas
In 1880 there were only two houses and a small farm. In 1882, Simrishamn - Tomelilla railway was opened. Since then, Gärsnas developed in so many ways.
 
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Gärsnas is just a few miles away from the coast of Österlen and sandy beaches. The main road and trains are connecting Gärsnas with all the places in Österlen. 
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Haven in Gärsnas is a garden, shop, café and a gallery of about 5000 square meters.Haven consists of different spaces with different characters, exhibitions, various events and projects during the year. MORE
3 shopping / Lundins Lada

Loppis is the popular name in Sweden for a flee-market or a second-hand shop. And if you like loppis, Lundins Lada is the must! MORE
 

Café & Galleri Blå,  settled in an old farm in Gärsnas, carefully preserved in its original shape with beamed ceilings and wooden floors. It is known for its exhibitions of many established artists, but also for the famous "eggakaka", the popular Scåne version of ham and eggs. MORE


 
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1 towns & villages / Gärsnas
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In the 1880s there were only two houses and   two small farms. In 1882, Simrishamn-Tomelilla railway was opened. Since then, Gärsnas developed in many ways. Here, we bring just a few places worth of visit while in Gärsnas.
 
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Café and Galleri Blå is settled in an old farm in Gärsnas, carefully preserved in its original shape, with beamed ceilings and wooden floors. Galleri Blå is known for its exhibitions of many established artists.
 
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There is also a special section with graphics, art books and crafts. In the gallery space, Jazz and folk music concerts are often performed.
 
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Haven in Gärsnas is a garden, shop, café and a gallery of about 5000 square meters. Haven consists of different spaces with different characters, exhibitions, various events and projects during the year. 
 
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In Haven one can walk around the beautiful garden, look around the ehibitions, check among furniture, pots and other furnishings in the store or just sit down in the café or in the orangery and enjoy. 
 
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One of the most known flee-markets in Österlen is certainly the Lundins Lada in Gärsnas It is an old farm turned into a permanent flee-market, and it is open every saturday, all year around.

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Here you can find ceramics, lamps, glass, books, Lp´s and CD´s, different electronics, tools, clothes and even furnitures. It is hard not to find what you looking for. 

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Gärsnas is just a few miles away from the coast of Österlen and sandy beaches. The main road and trains are connecting Gärsnas with all the places in Österlen. 
 
 
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towns & villages / Brösarp
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Due to its position, Brösarp is called "The door of Österlen". This little town is a real pearl of the region. It is surrounded by more than 3000 hectares of natural parks. Rolling hills, deep forests, open moorland, bubbling springs and waterfalls, all just a few kilometers from Österlens sandy beaches. Brösarp is famous for sports activities, from soccer, ski slopes, a championship in grass skiing, ice hockey rink, 100 km of hiking and jogging trails, etc. In Brösarp there is a school, kindergarten, library, pharmacy, health center, ATM, fire station, a grocery store with a liquor store, repair shop and gas station with a post office, restaurants, café, art gallery, several shops and much, much more.
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church Borrby
People in Borrby like to say that they live in the heart of Österlen. In many ways, it is true. While only four kilometres to the long white-sand beaches, Borrby is near to all the charming Österlen´s countryside. And in case you happen to be a book lover, Borrby is just perfect!  MORE

  books Borrby - the Book Town
Some say that a book is the best companion. For lovers of books, new or old,  Borrby is a special place. This small town has so many book shops so is due to earn a title of a Book Town. MORE
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Artistic photography is just too much of a narrow frame for Torbjörn Larsson. His unquestionable sense for aesthetics, light and composition is just a tease, a sort of "warm-up" sequence... soon enough, we realize that there is a story behind every and each of them...MORE
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A renovated farm that now is a B&B, a shop of local products, and a café, just outside Borrby. Only a few miles from the beach, and everything in Österlen is also very near. web / map

house4 Vadenhög
Vadenhög in Sandby, near Borrby, is a farm turned into a B&B, café, gallery, garden and a shop. It is settled in the countryside, but only 2km from the sea and Österlen´s finest and longest beach. MORE
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Looking for hammocks or hanging chairs for your camping pleasures? In Borrby there is a "Hängmattor" shop, where you can find a nice choice of good quality products handmade in Colombia. MORE

anfas Borregården in Borrby
In a beautiful and secluded location near Borrby, renovated old farm in the middle of fields, trees and it´s own garden, Borregården is a perfect place for your relaxing holidays. MORE
gardencafe Blå Huset i Borrby
Blå Huset or Blue House in Borrby is a B&B, café, garden and shop, and all of it in retro style! Blå Huset is settled right in the center of Borrby, close to miles of sandy beaches and everything else in Österlen. MORE
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towns & villages / Smedstorp
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Smedstorp lays right in the middle of Österlen. From here, every destination in the region is a just short distance away. For example, a twenty minutes ride to the beach. Or even less to visit the most important archaeological sites or natural parks. Smedstorp is well connected with railway and buses, many times a day. For being a small place, Smedstorp is bursting with activities.  There are lots of interesting shops, artists and galleries, gardens and restaurants. Natural parks and archeological sites all around the village. In the beginning of July, there is a famous market day in Smedstorp. Smedstorp is known for many shops of antiquities.
 
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