Travel to Strangnas and enjoy summer in a fascinating historic town
Strangnas is known for its friendly harbour and during the summer months tourists sail to the picturesque town to replenish supplies. There are many interesting sights in the area.
As an important old garrison town, there is an abundance of historic landmarks. Explore the cosy restaurants, cafes and pubs when you go on holiday to Strangnas this summer. Delight in some of the prettiest shores in Sodermanland, where there are fishing opportunities, canoe and kayaking routes, as well as hiking trails.
The military past of the area is constantly apparent and there are lots of historical attractions. Visit Arsenalen, Scandinavia’s largest military vehicle museum. Witness a unique collection from the early 1900s to modern machines of the present day. The medieval fortress Roggeborgen belonged to the bishop, but today it is home to a library where you can learn about the unique town.
If you are planning a day trip, do not miss the beautiful Gripsholms Slott, a castle from 1537 which towers majestically over the small town of Mariefred. Wander through the castle’s many rooms and winding corridors, and explore its four-hundred year old history. Another popular attraction is Strangnas Domkyrka, a cathedral dating back to 1250. The beautiful building is worth a visit if you appreciate architecture.
Holidays to Strangnas are also perfect for those who are after some relaxation and swimming. As an old picturesque town, it is best explored on foot, and make sure not to miss Angbatshamnen. This is the harbour where you will find lots of charming restaurants.
In Strangnas you will be able to explore history and nature, and the capital Stockholm is never far away. Why not book a weekend trip to Strangnas and enjoy the culinary delights ranging from ostrich liver patés, lamb sausages and fresh fish?