Clarion Collection Hotel Kompaniet
Nykoping, 611 34
Phone: (46) 155 288020
Fax: (46) 155 281673
Known as Tärnö Brewery since it was bought over by Tärnö Säteri, it is a great place for a couple of beers with friends. The entire beer production process, from growing of the grain to preparation of the actual beer, is carried out here. Lundgren's Lager, with the famous fury snowman logo, is not only the brewery's first product but also its most famous.
Located a few miles away from Nyköping, the Tistad Castle is a 18th-century estate and tourist attraction. Passed down through several noble families, it is today open to visitors with guided tours on offer. A small cafe in the castle provides refreshments. It is available on rent for dinners and conferences with a seating capacity of up to 40 guests. Overnight accommodation facilities are provided as well.
With a beautiful location amidst sylvan landscapes by the river, Nävekvarn Folkets Park is one of the country's oldest public parks. The park has an expansive forested area, and is extremely popular with outdoor enthusiasts. Besides this, there's a shooting range as well as a open-air theater for entertainment. The park sees a lot of activity during summers, when adults and kids alike drop in to enjoy the scenic natural beauty. The park hosts numerous cultural events throughout the year from live concerts to family shows.
Built in 1650 by Erik Gyllenstierna, Nynäs Slott has been the abode of many royal lineages. Today, visitors are invited to take a tour of the castle with its well-retained furniture, paintings and other artifacts that give a glimpse of the lifestyle of noblemen. The castle is surrounded by a farm and a nature reserve, providing various outdoor activities like fishing, hunting, cycling, watersports, winter sports, nature walks and sunbathing, to name a few. Add to it the lineup of exhibitions, cultural events, concerts and festivals, and you have a complete outing with family and friends.
Located near the shores of Lake Braviken, the Kolmården forest is a popular tourist attraction with it scenic natural beauty and the largest zoo in Scandinavia - the Kolmården Wildlife Park. Spread over many acres, the forest offers many opportunities for recreation and even accommodation with luxury hotels and African style tents. Perfect for a weekend getaway .
The Tureholm Castle in Trosa dates back to 1728. It was at this very site where the Gäddeholm castle was located. The stoned structure was the former residence of the Sture family during the 16th Century.
Spread over an area of 1.5 square kilometres (370 acres) and housing over 750 from natural habitats all over the earth, the Kolmården Wildlife Park of Sweden is considered to be Scandinavia's largest zoo. One of the most popular tourist attractions in the country, it is visited by more 600,000 people every year. Everything from exotic and large animals like the African lion, Llamas, Ibex, antelopes, Asian elephants, Giraffes, Zebras, Brown bears, Gorillas and Deer can be seen here. The zoo also consists of a dolphinarium with bottle-nosed dolphins who perform a daily show for the visitors. Divided into habitat sections like Savannah, Desert, Tropics and Rain-forests, the zoo offers safari rides which are sure to be a delight for young children. A wooden roller coaster is set to debut in the park in 2016. The park also offers accommodation in the style of a four star luxury hotel and an African style tent village in its Safari area.
The Rockelstad Castle dates back to 1694, however its construction was completed only in 1709. It's structure highlights Renaissance style of architecture. Today, as a private manor house, it plays host to celebrations and conferences. It is available to individuals on rent for functions such as weddings, parties, dinners etc.
The Södertuna Castle in the Gnesta municipality dates back to the early 19th Century. The castle's structure was built by Curt von Stedingk. For a longest period of time, the castle belonged to the Kruse of Elghammar.
Overlooking the Trosaån inlet, the Trosa Marina offers gorgeous views. The harbour offers a unique meeting place for tourists and locals of Trosa during sweet summer days. The dock accommodates 20 boats moored, apart from which, there are also places for caravans, tents and such, thus making for a great picnic spot. Trosa Hamn incorporates a cafe and a shop, and boasts of facilities such as washrooms, showers, electricity, sailboats and such. The place also, regularly hosts cultural events and programs, check the website for more information.
A castle full of activity, Sparreholm is an ideal weekend getaway visit for the family with its charming lakeside setting, rich history, interesting museums and even an equestrian center! It is a popular attraction in the summer when the horse training center sees many visitors in dressage for training alongside many well known equestrians. The equine center is available for rent and horse shows are put on here as well. An automobile museum with vintage cars on display is located here, along with a jukebox, bicycle, telephone and trolley museum. The castle and its rooms are leased out on rent for private functions such as weddings, parties and conferences.
Tullgarn Palace was given to King Gustav V as a wedding gift on his marriage to the German Princess Victoria. The king used Tullgarn as his summer residence. The first palace to be built on the grounds was built in the sixteenth century, but was replaced in the 1720s by the palace we see today. In 1770, the palace was purchased by the state and handed over to Duke Fredrik Adolf. He carried out extensive renovations, and many of the halls and apartments open to the public today are proof of his craftsmanship. Among the attractions at Tullgarn is Tullgarnsservisen (the Tullgarn porcelain set), which was specially ordered by Adolf Fredrik from China in the late 1700s. Tullgarn offers the visitor both an inn and a café, and if you want to bring a picnic basket along, you can eat in the surrounding park. You get to Tullgarns slott by commuter train to Södertälje hamn and then take bus number 702 to Tullgarns allé.