From Uppåkra to ESS and MAX IV

Address: Stora Uppåkravägen 101-25, 24593 Staffanstorp Show map

Address: Stora Uppåkravägen 101-25, 24593 Staffanstorp

Seize the opportunity to hike from the mighty Iron Age settlement Uppåkra, via the medieval Lund and its cathedral, to the European Spallation Source (ESS) and MAX IV Laboratory which are going to be the world’s foremost research facilities.

During a three-four hour hike, you'll experience 2,000 years of history! The hike will begin at northern Europe’s most interesting archaeological site, Uppåkra. Here, you can learn about what is often called ”Lund before Lund”, a trading site and a political and religious centre of power for over 1,100 years. The hike continues into the Middle Ages, and to Lund Cathedral, one of Skåne’s most visited sites. Thereafterthe hike continues on through Lund University’s knowledge area, before you leap into the future.

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