Backåkra is closed for the season but we are looking forward to welcome you in spring.

Easter, March 29-April 1
Ascension Day, May 9-12
June (Friday-Sunday)
July-August (Wednesday-Sunday)

September 1-September 15 (Friday-Sunday)
The opening hours are 11.00-17.00.

Group and conference bookings can be made from April to the end of October.



A exhibition about the width of Dag Hammarskjöld´s art interest with paintings that have never been shown before. 
Exhibition is open Easter and Ascencion day. For more information, please see "Events".

Meditation ring

Last year it was 50 years since the meditation ring at Backåkra was inaugurated.
The meditation ring is beautifully placed on the heath and is highly appreciated.
It is used for weddings, baptisms or a moment of individual reflection.

The story behind Backåkra

Backåkra was the place where Dag Hammarskjöld wanted to live.
Meet Backåkra – the place he chose as his sanctuary.


One of Sweden’s most well-known modern-day personalities.