Skövde is the engine of growth in the region of Skaraborg due to its economy, the University of Skövde and its good communications. The local market is large and means, including neighbouring cities, a quarter of a million inhabitants.

Skövde has something to offer everyone, whether you long for sports, culture, charming walks in the city or an evening of great cuisine and nightlife.
The range and variety of shopping and entertainment makes it feel like a big city, but when it comes to atmosphere and warmth, Skövde has the feeling of a small town.

Skövde is the perfect choice for training camps. We can offer eight sport centers within short distance of both communication and lodging.

We’re proud to say that Skövde is the handball center of Sweden. Everyone talks, eats and breaths handball here! The city has produced several professional as well as Swedish national team players over the years. Many of them started playing handball in clubs in Skövde, attended the city’s Handball Gymnasium (Upper Secondary School) and continued a professional career in Denmark, Germany, Norway or Spain.

We have two of Sweden’s best handball clubs, IFK Skövde (men), former EHF Challenge Cup winners, and Skövde HF (women), who’s been in six consecutive Swedish Championship finals and became Swedish Champions 2008.
Journeys to Skövde are easy. There are great communications by train or by car. You can also go by plane via Göteborg, Jönköping or Stockholm.

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