At the top of Kyrkbacken lies St. Ibb’s medieval church as a white crown on the Ven’s famous hill sides.
From Tuna village, the road leads straight up. You’ll feel in your legs when you’re arrive at the church. St. Ibb’s church is something very special, not least because of its old appearance and its completely superb location. Together with its beautiful cemetery and the rolling, meadow hills, this is a place to return to again and again.
The small church dating back to the 13th century, which through the centuries also has had a practical function as a navigation mark for ships, was originally devoted to St. Jacobus, which also were written IBS. The parish converged with Landskrona parish many years ago, but Ven still has “St. Ibb” as postal address.
Of course it’s wonderful to just stroll around here. The view of the sound, not to mention the view of the island itself, is wonderful. But don’t forget to look into the small church as well. It’s as beautiful on the inside as on the outside, and in addition has a number of very interesting historical details.
To have a bright summer evening with some wind in the air, and to visit this place and this church, which has defied weather and wind for 800 years, is an experience you will not forget.