If you rent a cabin in Södermanland, you are close to both the capital of Sweden, nature and the beautiful archipelago environment. The cabins here vary greatly, from luxurious houses to small charming summer cottages. Södermanland is a good starting point if you want to live near the ocean or by any of the lakes, and at the same time you can easily travel to several pleasant activities. If you are looking for a cottage surrounded by beautiful nature and outdoor activities, you have come to the right place.
Södermanland is located directly south of Stockholm, Sweden's capital, between Lake Mälaren and the Baltic Sea. The easternmost part of Södermanland is the large peninsula Södertörn. Södermanland has a large archipelago, large parts of the Södermanland coast are characterized by an archipelago environment with a multitude of islands, small cobs and skerries. Södermanland has an area of about 8300 km2 and a population of about 1,300,000 inhabitants. Our cottages are spread all over Södermanland, both on the coast, in the archipelago and by the lakes inland.
►There are plenty of nice hiking and biking trails, and both Lake Mälaren and the coast offer lots of water sports and boat excursions. How about a bike ride on the beautiful Näckrosleden or hiking on the 1000 km long Sörmlandsleden? Here you can advantageously have your cabin as a starting point and hike a couple of stages, then rest when you feel you need a break.
►Since the cottages are close to the coast, there are plenty of opportunities for fishing, both ocean fishing and fishing in lakes.
►The idyllic towns of Trosa, Mariefred and Torshälla invite you to cozy walks with small shops, cafés and restaurants.
►Everywhere you will find exciting history, art and architecture.
►Gripsholm Castle in Mariefred, Nynäs Castle on the coast or Julita Gård.
►Julita Gård is an open-air museum where the estate is displayed with all buildings, a park and garden. Here is also Pettson's house where the children's beloved Pettson and the cat Findus live. It can be a nice day trip for families with children.
►Birka Viking city on the island of Björkö in Lake Mälaren. See and experience how the Vikings lived in Sweden's first city.
►The park Zoo and amusement park, adapted for the smaller children, or the Water Palace, an exciting adventure pool in Eskilstuna.
► In Södermanland there are more than 400 castles and manors surrounded by parks, avenues and meadows. Many of these are still private, but more and more are opening up to the public and offering guided tours.
► Nynäshamn of the large peninsula Södertörn is a charming archipelago town.
► Close to Stockholm, Sweden's capital with all its museums, amusement parks, parks, shopping and attractions.
►Sörmlands Veteran railroad association - Try riding a veteran train, perfect for train enthusiasts or if you just want to do something really unique when you rent a cabin in Södermanland. More information can be found on FSJV's website.
Are you interested in the Swedish nature? Day hiking is a perfect activity for you during your vacation in Sweden. Prepare a lunch bag in the cabin, pack a light backpack and set out for a day of nature exploring. Here you'll find 8 tips on popular hiking trails with hundreds of stages that you can make for nice day trips.