Welcome to Strängnäs

Experience the combination of the charming small town atmosphere by Lake Mälaren and a dynamic industry and business life. The town date back to the Viking Age with the well known cathedral where Gustav Vasa was elected king of Sweden 6 June 1523.

Arsenalen – The Swedish Tank Museum

Arsenalen is a place the whole family can enjoy.


Bring the family and experience decades of fascinating military history with caterpillar and wheel vehicles. The museum is packed with experiences, stories and clever tricks for the children.
Arsenalen web-site

Strängnäs Cathedral

Our beautiful cathedral, which dates back to the 13th century, is a prominent building in Strängnäs.

Strängnäs domkyrka

Things to see here include the two altarpieces in the chancel, both made in Brussels, and the grave monument of Charles IX of Sweden.
Strängnäs Cathedral web-site

Hornuddens Organic Farm

Farm shop, restaurant, café and organic cultivation. Located about 12 km north of Strängnäs.

Hornuddens trädgård restaurang

Fun activities for children, such as pedalos, fishing rods (available to borrow) and a car track for the very youngest.
Hornuddens web-site

Town Centre

Strängnäs has a very beautiful town centre close to the lake and outdoor activities in the heart of the town.

Butik Strängnäs

There are many small, unique, local shops for those who fancy shopping, as well as a variety of cafes and restaurants.
Town Centre Strängnäs web-site


The well-preserved bourgeois home survived the devastating fire that ravaged the city in 1871.


In the centre of Strängnäs, one of Sweden´s few preserved 17th-century middle-class homes can still be found on it´s original site.
Summertime you can enjoy a cup of coffee and a cake in the enclosed gardens.


The Dutch-style windmill was built in 1855.

Strängnäs väderkvarn

In the summer, the windmill is open to visitors, with guided tours on some days by guides from the local history association, Strängnäs Gille.

Röda kvarteren (the red Quarters)

These quarters stretch from the cathedral down to towards Ugglans park.


Here you find Strängnäs oldest street, Lillgatan, with cobbles and flat stones for pedestrians. The quarters around the mill are part of the area in Strängnäs that survived the big city fire of 1871.

Kungstornet and Långberget.

Outlooks with stunning views of both the city and its waters.


Outlook tower with stunning views of the city and its water. Långberget is a lovely recreation area with walking trails and views from Kungstornet.


With its restaurants, boating and swimming.


Enjoy the waterside with restaurants, cafés, ice cream kiosks, boats, green open spaces, swimming place and entertainment sites.

Ulvhälls hällar (Art park)

The park displays works by some of Sweden´s best contemporary artist.

Ulvhälls hällar

Located by Ulvhäll Manor and Lake Mälaren the park offers the chance to get close both to the art and the water. The park is open all the year around, the art is displayed between May and September.
Ulvhälls hällar web-site


Built during the time of Bishop Kort Rogge (1479-1501)


From 1626 to the 1930s, the building hosted Strängnäs Upper Secondary School. Since 1968, it has been home to the Rogge Library, which is part of the Royal Library.
Roggeborgen web-site

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