Dating back from more than 1,000 years ago, Lund is a historic city with a rich cultural heritage and full of charm. The town has winding passageways, centuries-old buildings, and the richness of a university town. Lund University, founded in 1666, continues to play an active role in town life. The town has a relaxed atmosphere, there are lots of young people and it's nice to stroll around the old centre. Lund offers a wide variety of leisure activities ranging from swimming and fishing to youth recreation centres, community group activities and much more. Lund also provides a broad range of cultural experiences in art, music, dance, theatre, literature and film.