Explore the Lake Mälaren

Explore the Lake Mälaren

The third largest lake of Sweden is the Lake Mälaren. It occupies a large area of about 1,140 km², with its greatest depth at 64 m. There are islands on the surface of the lake, with the two largest of Svartsjölandet and Selaön. The island of Björkö is famous for housing the UNESCO World Heritage Site named Birka. It is famous for being a Viking Age settlement. The Drottningholm Palace is also a highlight of the lake, being located on Lovön Island. The lake is a great tourist attracti... [ read more ]

Visit Mariefred and the Gripsholm Castle

Visit Mariefred and the Gripsholm Castle

As one of the most popular tourist attractions of Sweden, the Gripsholm Castle is a beautiful architectural jewel. Located in Södermanland, on the shores of the Lake Mälaren, the castle lies near the town of Mariefred. If you would like to make a great day-out, I recommend you to visit Mariefred and the Gripsholm Castle. You will surely have a great time. Both are very attractive among tourists. The town is home to numerous visitor attractions, but the highlight of the area remains the fan... [ read more ]