A visit to the picturesque city Mariefred by the Beautiful lake Mälaren offers a variety of activities, and a history that go many thousand years back.

Gripsholms Castle is known to be Gustavs Vasa´s castle. He founded the castle in 1557. The national portrait collection from Gustav the III´s theatre can be found here.

Gripsholm´s golf course is only 10 minutes away by foot.

Enjoy a ride on the steam train and visit Taxinge Castle, also called ”the cookie castle”.

Visit ’Åkers bergsslag’ – paddle kayak and walk ’Sörmlandsleden’ – only 10 km away from Skomakargården.

Have a walk and enjoy the deer in their natural habitat in the beautiful nature reserved-area ‘Hjorthagen’.

Travelling between Stockholm and Mariefred? Take the chance to go on a cruise with the seam boat SS Mariefred.