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 Läggestaexternal 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 Strömmaexternal 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

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

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Events

Gripsholm Castle will be opening its doors during the autumn holidays, with image hunts and journeys of discovery through the castle's wi...

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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 is a unique present and souvenir shop offering products ...

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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

The model for this year’s Portrait of Honour is the food profile and restaurateur Leif Mannerström. The portrait was produced by the phot...

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The Polish-born Vasa queen left a strong impression on Sweden, from imprisonment to a cultural golden age.

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The queens at Gripsholm found themselves right at the centre of the action. This included the young queen who acquired the castle when sh...

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