Welcome to Strängnäs

Strängnäs – a small-town idyll by Lake Mälaren. The cathedral and windmill stand high above the town with its beautiful houses and cobbled alleys – topped off with glorious lake views. The town combines an exciting past and future with unique shopping and year-round events.


Arsenalen – The Swedish Tank Museum

Military history museum displaying vehicles from the 1900s to the present day.
Arsenalen web-site

Strängnäs domkyrka

Strängnäs Cathedral

Attractions in this beautiful 13th-century cathedral include King Karl iX´s tomb and funeral regalia.
Strängnäs Cathedral web-site

Ulvhälls hällar

Ulvhälls hällar

This art park brings you up close to both the art and the water. The artworks are on display from May to September, but the park is open all year round.
Ulvhälls hällar Facebook

Gående och sittande personer på sommargatan

Town centre

Strängnäs has a beautiful town centre. It has a nice mix of small, unique shops and a few of the big chain stores.

Röda kvarteren (the red quarters)

With Strängnäs’s oldest street, Lillgatan, with cobbles and flat stones for pedestrians. These quarters stretch from the cathedral down towards Ugglan Park. The quarters around the mill are part of the area in Strängnäs that survived the big city fire of 1871.


Grassagården / windmill

17th-century Grassagården manor boasts a museum and a café. The Windmill stands on the hill nearby. Guided tours of both Grassagården manor and the mill operate in the summer.

Utsikten från Kungstornet 2021


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

Väderkvarnen vid Strängnäs gästhamn, Visholmen

Västerviken and Visholmen

Enjoy the waterside with restaurants, cafés, ice cream kiosks, boats, green open spaces, playgrounds and swimming places.



The castle was built during the time of Bishop Kort Rogge (1479-1501). From 1626 to the 1930s, the building housed Strängnäs Upper Secondary School. Since 1968, it has been home to the Rogge Library, which is part of the Royal Library.
Roggeborgen web-site

There is much more to see and do in the surrondings of Strängnäs. You will find more information on our web-site here

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