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5 must-sees in Nyköping

Attractions in Nyköping you cannot miss! Here you will find a list of the most popular sights in Nyköping, according to tourists and Nyköping locals. Enjoy a break here – you are close to the sea, the scenic countryside, a pleasant dinner and a nice place to stay.


1. Nyköpingshus Castle

Nyköping Castle is situated where the creek flows into the harbour. The King’s Tower is the most visible portion of what was once the great showplace of Duke Karl (later Karl IX). The castle is with its white tower and black tower roof, a  landmark in Nyköping. Free admission and free guided tours in English every day. From September to May, the castle is open on Sundays.

Tjej och kille vandrar i naturen

2. Sörmlandsleden Trail 

Sörmlandsleden is a 1,000 km long network of trails and paths through the forests and countryside in Nyköping. In the area around Nyköping, you can hike on the cliffs by the sea, through the nature reserve with its unique wildlife, and across cultural landscapes marked by traces of the past. If you prefer a simpler walk, choose one of the many loop trails.

Flicka vid båt i Nyköpings hamn

3. Nyköpings harbour 

A stroll along the harbour during Summer is a must when you are in Nyköping. The harbour has its charm all year round but during the Summer you will find restaurants, shops, a playground, mini golf court, picnic areas and much more.

Hängbroar vid Stendörren

4. Stendörren nature reserve  

At Stendörren, you can experience the Swedish archipelago without needing a boat. Here you have several suspension bridges for you to use out to the many islands surrounding the shore. Stendörren is located on the coast between the cities of Nyköping and Trosa. 

5. Nynäs Manor House & nature reserve

The Manor House at Nynäs takes you on a journey through time, from the 1600s to the more modern 1900s. Nynäs has something for the entire family to experience. Go on a guided tour, look at flowers in the park or stroll on the trails. You can swim, paddle, go fish, or go on a bike ride. Bring your own picnic or visit the cafe and restaurant.