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Outside view of Gripsholm Castle, in Mariedfred a picturesque town on Lake Mälaren just north of Stockholm. This renaissance castle is a popular tourist attraction and offers romantic grounds, a fallow deer nature reserve and collections of furniture, handicrafts, and interiors from four centuries.

Photo: Kungl. Hovstaterna/The Royal Court

Categories: Excursions

A day trip with the commuter ferry

Publish date: 10 December 2021

Dazzling gardens, the Baroque, the Renaissance and a history that's something like out of a fairy tale - make the trip to one of the numerous historic palaces in the Stockholm area! We’ve listed ten suggested destinations at various distances from Stockholm below.