Day trips from Stockholm – Mariefred

If you are tired of Stockholm and need a break, then Mariefred is a perfect choice. Mariefred is approachable, touristy and has small town feel. These four activitites in Mariefred will help you relax and also have an enjoyable time. How to reach Mariefred? Mariefred is a small town just outside Stockholm county in Södermanland….

Slotts in Sweden – Gripsholm Castle

Gripsholm Slott is situated by the lake Mälaren in Mariefred. Mariefred is in Södermanland county of Sweden. It is very close to Stockholm county and hence easily qualifies as a day trip from Stockholm Please read Mariefred blog here to see other things to do in the small town. Locating Gripshlolm Castle is very simple,…

Rune Stone

I have never mentioned about “Runestones” seen in Sweden. Sweden has discovered many runestones which date back to even as far as 11th or 12th century. Rune stones have an old scripture which doesn’t look like current Swedish at all but has been deciphered. Infact the are two types of Runestones based on difference in…