Gripsholm Castle

Getting here

The castle is situated in the town Mariefred by lake Mälaren, approximately 70 Swedish km from Stockholm.

Visiting adress: Gripsholm, Mariefred
Coordinates RT90: 6571382, 1580684

Transports

Railway
From Stockholms Central towards Eskilstuna, to station Läggesta (approximately 40 min). Therefrom bus (approximately 4 km to Mariefred).

SJ:s traffic information by telephone +46 771 75 75 75

Sörmlandstrafiken (bus) traffic information by telephone +46 771-22 40 00.

Alternative from Läggesta:
Taxi Strängnäs, +46 152 186 00
During spring, summer and autumn there is a steam engine train from Läggesta External link, opens in new window. to Gripsholm Castle, telephone +46 159 210 00

By boat
Regular boat services with steam engine boat S/S Mariefred in summertime from Stockholm to Mariefred. For times and fares Strömma External link, opens in new window.

By car
From Stockholm to Mariefred (7 Swedish miles), drive E4 south to Södertälje and from there E20 to Strängnäs. Turnoff nr 139 to Mariefred and Gripsholm Castle. Free car park for visitors to the castle.

Free parking at the Castle grounds.

Visit us

You can walk around Gripsholm Castle by yourself, but taking a guided tour can make your visit extra special.

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Dungeons, armouries, canons, a stuffed lion. Hundreds of portraits, following you with their eyes down the winding corridors... bring you...

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Discover more at Gripsholm Castle

Gripsholm Castle boasts a unique collection of furniture and artwork spanning four centuries. Built in the 1500s it was part of a new sys...

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Gripsholm Castle is home to the world's oldest national portrait gallery. This is also one of the world's largest portrait galleries, and...

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Welcome to a boutique that is something out of the ordinary. The Royal Gift Shop at Gripsholm Castle is a unique present and souvenir sho...

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A wander through the leafy castle park is like taking a walk through history. There have been many gardens over the ages here, and apples...

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Since the 1600s the deer field has been a pasture land belonging to the Gripsholm Royal Farm. Today it is a nature reservation with hundr...

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The palace gets its name from one of the personalities of medieval Sweden, Bo Jonsson Grip, by whom the first Castle was built in the sec...

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Articles and movies

This autumn, you can explore four of the royal sites with self-guided visits and guided tours: The Royal Palace, Drottningholm Palace, Gr...

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See the programme for this summer's Music at Gripsholm series of concerts. Discover classical music, opera and choral works as leading mu...

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The model of the 2021 Portrait of Honour is Carl Bildt, a politician and former prime minister of Sweden. The portrait has been painted b...

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