Nature offers lots of variety in Ystad & Österlen. The charming coastline offers beach beads of different character. Villages around Ystad and Österlen offer attractive churches, exciting ancient monuments, old houses and picturesque locations. Many villages have an active culture life, with residents, old and new, and summer visitors unsuring a dynamic energy and excitement. As you travel around, each village is worth a short stop. Along the coast, villages lie in a row: Kåseberga with Ales Stenar (Ale´s Stones), Brantevik and Skillinge with their maritime museums and barges, Baskemölla which has Tjörnedala Konsthall for art,Vik with the natural formation of Prästens badkar ( the Priest´s Bathtub)  and Vitemölla and its associated hiking area.