Walk through deep green forest and swim from the shores of an island edged by purple reeds and carpets of wildflowers.
2 Birka, Lake Mälaren
Get to grips with Viking history in Sweden’s oldest town.
3 Utter Inn, Västerås
A night spent underwater in this mini-oil-rig-cum-hotel in Lake Mälaren is one of Sweden’s most unusual accommodation choices.
The chain of islands in Lake Mälaren offer the perfect opportunity to chill out and work on your all-over tan.
Potter around the beautiful Linnéträdgården and learn about the fascinating life of the world’s leading botanist, Carl von Linné.
Royal burial mounds and a beautiful medieval church add mystery to this ancient pagan settlement.
Rent your own boat or take a trip out to the enchanting islands that make up the Nyköping archipelago.