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.
The stately cathedral dates back as far as the 13th century.
Thetriptychs and statues are magnificent, and King Gustav Vasa is said to have delivered his first speech as newly elected king along the northern side of the cathedral on 6 June 1523.
Strängnäs Cathedral web-site
Strängnäs has a very beautiful town centre close to the lake and outdoor activities in the heart of the town.
The well-preserved bourgeois home survived the devastating fire that ravaged the city in 1871.
Summertime you can enjoy a cup of coffee and a cake in the enclosed gardens. The manor is the perfect place to round off the dramatised city walk which is very popular in summer.
The most beautiful street in Sweden?
Poet Bo Setterlind called Gyllenhjelmsgatan ”the most beautiful street in Sweden”.
It runs from the town centre to the impressive lion’s gate of the cathedral.
Kungstornet and other outlooks
Outlooks with stunning views of both the city and its waters.
Långberget is a wonderful recreation area with walking trails and outlooks from Kungstornet, as well as a café. Climbing up to Ekotemplet takes some effort but is unbeatable once you have reached the top.
With its restaurants, boating and swimming.
Enjoy the waterside with restaurants, cafés, ice cream kiosks, boats, green open spaces and entertainment sites.