The Nyköping River winds its way through the city and out into Stadsfjärden. Here you can stroll on your own along cultural and sculptural paths and stop at historical sites. Outside the city there are hiking and biking trails, mountains to climb and kayaks to rent.
Discover eagles and seals in Nyköping's beautiful archipelago, experience a mining museum or a castle, bargain at auction or cycle along Näckrosleden with a well-stocked picnic basket on the handlebars. The municipality of Nyköping wants to give more people the opportunity to cycle instead of taking the car. Therefore, the municipality works to offer safe, secure and accessible cycle paths in and between urban areas. In Nyköping's urban area, there are about 120 kilometers of cycle paths and even more are coming.
Some nice excursion destinations in the area
In Nyköping and the surrounding area there is much to discover from the bike saddle, no matter who you are or how much you want to ride a bike. Bicycles for both children and adults can be rented at the tourist office.
Palstorp Adventure Farm and Skogby
Palstorp is a forest adventure for the whole family, less than 10 km from the center. Here you can, among other things, climb obstacle courses in various difficulties for young and old, balance yourself on the slackline and learn more about the forest animals along Tilda's nature trail. Here you can also explore puzzles in the play barn, grill sausages and marshmallows around the campfire and challenge yourself in football golf.
Hike from suspension bridges at Stendörren
At Stendörren you experience the archipelago without a boat. Take a walk via the suspension bridges to the islands to open sea views! There is a nature area, picnic areas, hiking trails, fireplaces, toilets and a special path for wheelchair users and prams. At Stendörren's nature center, you can learn about the Baltic Sea and the archipelago's nature, environment and cultural history. In an exhibition, curious people get to know the mysterious life beneath the surface of the Baltic Sea, delve into the human relationship to the Baltic Sea then and now and learn about the environmental challenges we face today.
Nynäs Castle & Nature Reserve
Go on a castle tour, view flowers in the castle park or stroll on hiking trails. Swim, paddle, fish or take a bike ride. The nature reserve is a magical place for young and old.
In Nyköping's western harbor is the new Sörmland Museum, which offers various exhibitions, events, courses, meetings, open collections and much more. With us, the green is in focus. Herbal and green dishes are the basis of our cooking, often with the animal kingdom as a seasoning. We primarily use organic and sustainable raw materials from the local area. With us, the entire raw material is utilized and prepared in a variety of ways. We let the season control the menu and take care of what the earth provides. This way we can vary the menu often.
Nyköpingshus is the center of the city's history and is originally a medieval castle that was built on in turns. Today it is a partially restored castle ruin and a popular place for both Nyköpings residents and tourists.
On the rural bus, you can take your bike with you in regard to space (max two bicycles per bus). It doesn't cost anything extra. You can hang up and take your bike off the bus yourself. You may not bring your bicycle on city buses. read more here.
See and experience
- local_seeKungshagens playground
- local_seeNynäs Castle & Nature Reserve
- local_seePalstorp Adventure Farm and Forest Village
- local_seeSaint Nicolai Church
- local_seeStone Door Nature Reserve and Museum Naturum
- local_seeSörmlands Museum