Destination Malmö

Discover Malmö

Soak up the vibrant and friendly atmosphere in Malmö during your stay. Why not try out one of many acclaimed restaurants? With direct access to incredible produce from the fields outside the city and our own local urban farms, Malmö has perfected farm-to-table and taken the nordic cuisine to new heights.

The public transit system in Malmö is well-developed and highly interconnected. You will easily be able to use public transit to get to and from the airport or train station and to get around the city while attending the Congress.


Clarion Hotel & Congress Malmö Live 
Dag Hammarskjölds torg 2
211 18 Malmö

Located in the city center, Clarion Hotel & Congress Malmö Live is a new landmark in the skyline of the City of Malmö. Conveniently situated next to Malmö central station – where a train can take you to Copenhagen Airport in 17 minutes. The four-story building is within walking distance of many great restaurants, sights and activities.


Preferential rates have been negotiated for the participants of the ICLEI World Congress 2021 – 2022: The Malmö Summit in a selection of hotels located within a 5- to 20-minute walk from the venue (Clarion Hotel Malmö Live). You can book accommodation directly through the registration platform at the time of registration, or autonomously if you wish to do so.

More information on the hotel selection and booking process can be found here.


  • Getting to Malmö

    By Plane

    The train from Copenhagen Airport leaves every 20 minutes for the City of Malmö and takes only 20 minutes to arrive at Malmö Central Station. You can buy tickets in the App provided by the local transportation company Skånetrafiken, or in machines at the airport. From Malmö Central Station, it is a 5-10 minute walk to Malmö Live. If you prefer, bus numbers 2, 3, 5, 7 or 8 will get you to the venue from the central station in a matter of minutes. The bus stops nearest the venue are Anna Linds Plats and Bagers Plats.


    By Train

    If you are arriving by train, you will be able to connect directly to Malmö Central Station. From Malmö Central Station, it is a 5-10 minute walk to Malmö Live or a 3-4 minute ride with bus numbers 2, 3, 5, 7 or 8. The bus stops nearest the venue are Anna Linds Plats and Bagers Plats.

  • Getting around Malmö

    As a participant you are offered free, accessible and fossil-free public transport within Malmö. Walking, cycling and public transport is the first choice for all who work, live or visit in Malmö. With everything nearby, it’s easy to experience Malmö in a sustainable and healthy way. 

    You will have free access to bikes and more than 500 km of cycle paths to choose from.  Participants will be able to rent a bike through Malmö by Bike for free. There are 100 rental bike stations all over the city that are open all year round and around the clock. 

    The buses are run by the transit company Skånetrafiken.  You can find timetables for bus and trains etc. on their website. You can buy tickets through their App or from a ticket machine at Malmö Central station, Triangeln station or Hyllie station, or at Skånetrafiken’s service center at Malmö Central station. For more information about prices and timetable, please use the App or visit the service center.

    Public transport in Malmö is powered by renewable energy. Most buses run on biogas and the share of all-electric buses is increasing. That way we contribute to making the city more sustainable and the urban environment is also becoming quieter.  Read more about electric buses and other sustainable initiatives here

Visiting Malmö

Whether you are interested in exploring Malmö’s diverse sustainable neighbourhoods, kayaking in the ocean, or visiting one of its many museums, Malmö has something to offer. Should your time in Sweden allow for additional time to explore the city or region, take a look at the Visit Sweden website or other online resources such as TripAdvisor for recommendations on what to see and do.

There are many InfoPoints in the city where you will receive personal service and can pick up a map of Malmö:

Malmö Airport, Visitors Center, Malmö-Sturup
Travelshop, Carlsgatan 4A
Pressbyrån, Södergatan 11
Emporia Shopping Center, Hyllie Boulevard 19
Moderna Museet Malmö, Ola Billgrens plats 2-4
Lilla Skåne, Engelbrektsgatan 7
Andelshamnen Lagunen, Vaktgatan 9 Limhamn
First Camp Malmö, Strandgatan 101
Katrinetorp, Katrinetorps allé 1

You can also find a map of Malmö on the Kartguiden webpage or use Google Maps on your phone.

Find tips on sustainable activities in Malmö by using The Smart Map (Smarta kartan). For example, you can locate one of many outdoor gyms open for everyone and free of charge.

The Malmö Summit

A Sustainable Event

Sustainability is at the core of The Malmö Summit. ICLEI and City of Malmö are committed to minimizing the negative environmental impact of the event as well as increasing our positive social impact in the community. The congress is environmentally certified according to the Swedish Environmental Base Standard (“Svensk Miljöbas”). But we also encourage you to help us by acting sustainably on a personal level. Together we can make this event both memorable and sustainable.

Learn about Sustainability at the Summit

An Equitable Event

The City of Malmö together with ICLEI is devoted to make the Malmö Summit a non-discriminatory, equitably accessible, and inclusive event. The equity policy of the Malmö Summit surpasses Sweden’s discrimination law, aiming to ensure that all persons regardless of sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), social status, physical appearance or body size, have the same opportunity to participate in and to have an overall good quality experience at the Malmö Summit. All participants are encouraged to foster a safe, healthy, and pleasant environment for all.