Hallarna, with its ideal location near both Halmstad city centre and E6’s southern entrance, attracts many visitors. Hallarna underwent a major extension in 2017. Hallarna is the dominant regional destination for shopping in central and southern Halland as well as for western Småland and northern Skåne. With its 85 stores and restaurants, Hallarna attracts locals as well as many tourists to shop, eat, socialise and spend the night at the newly renovated hotel. Halmstad is a popular tourist destination and the purchasing power doubles in the region during the summer months. Hallarna is easily accessible to anyone travelling on the E6 motorway between the Oslo region, the west coast/Göteborg and Skåne/Malmö. Hallarna was awarded the price for Best Shopping Centre 2019, NCSC Sweden Awards.