Halmstad is located on the Swedish west coast – in Halland in Sweden – and has 60,200 inhabitants (2008).River Nissan, which has its outlet in the Kattegat, runs through the city. Halmstad is a port city with a large tourism during the summer.
Halmstad is perhaps best known for its numerous sculptures and its long and beautiful beaches, but the city has many fine old half-timbered houses, pleasant streets and squares – the nightlife and shops.
Some popular tourist attractions is The museum in Halmstad – including Art Exhibition and archaeological treasures, Halmstad Castle from the 1600s – medskulpturen “Råmärke ‘out (1995), St. Nikolai Kyrka – originally from the 1300-century sculpture” Female Head “by Pablo Picasso and the Natural Park of the lookout tower on Galgeberg.
Otherwise, Halmstad several golf courses and water park and adventure park for the whole family. In addition, the city hosts several annual festivals and events.
Halmstad Airport City Airport is only 3 km from the city center and has daily flights to / from Stockholm .