- 14 Nov 2012 8:00 AM
Outside town are hiking trails, hills to climb and kayaks to rent. Discover eagles and seals from the deck of a tour boat, explore a castle, find a bargain at an auction or cycle along a bike path with a well-stocked picnic basket hanging from your handlebars. Nyköping has something for young and old alike!
What to see:
The Nyköping Archipelago - The archipelago in Sörmland is one of the most beautiful in the world. It has always been sparsely populated and has many pristine beaches. In the summer there are boats going out into the archipelago from Nyköping’s harbour.
Go for a cruise in the archipelago of Nyköping along the legendary Victoria route. Make a roundtrip from the harbour of Nyköping with M/S Saga Lejon or M/S Storsand.
Ride the aerial ropeway and drive a boxcar– Palstorps hage - Jump in the hay, try out the obstacle course, ride the merrygo-round, have fun in play cabins and much more. Fun for everyone! Situated on a farm west of Nyköping.
Öster Malma Manor and game enclosure - The baroque Öster Malma Manor is surrounded by rolling fields and forest. The manor is open for parties, dinners and other special occasions. Enjoy a fine dinner inspired by local game in the modern restaurant next door, open six days a week. New! From spring 2012 there are five game enclosures at Öster Malma covering 25 hectares with elk (moose), red deer and fallow deer!
The history along the Nyköping River - Take a walk along the river that runs through Nyköping, a lively stretch were you’ll find culture history and restaurants. Keep an eye out for sculptures that pop up here and there, and look for posts with red flags. There are 35 sites in Nyköping where you can read about people and events that have shaped Nyköping.
Where to eat:
Choose from restaurants at the harbour, in town, in the countryside or out in the archipelago. The focus of the menus varies. Embark on a journey of discovery among scents and flavours – fresh fish on an archipelago island, smoked shrimps in the harbour, local game at a manor house or planked steak at the pub. Let your stomach decide!
Skafferiet - Bar food and à la carte in an old barber’s shop.
Forsen - À la carte, barbeque nights on the Nyköping River.
Pizzeria Fazana - Winner of the 2011 Swedish Pizza Championship! Pizzas with local and Swedish specialities.
Rökeriet - Fish soup and smoked shrimps in the red harbour huts. Seasonal opening hours.
In Nyköping, we have a classic shopping street with apparel shops, home decorating shops and the major chains. Most are concentrated along a kilometre stretch.
You can shop seven days a week, and our active town association offers a variety of events during the year, with music, fashion shows and different theme days.
On Väster Street, you’ll find well-known stores all under one roof in the Västerport and Nyckeln malls. Be active. On Öster Street small shops with home accessories, clothes, art and furniture are to be found.
Right outside the centre there are several bigger shopping centres. In Nyköping, everything is comfortably close-by. Go grab a bargain!
Iittala Outlet - At Iittala Outlet you can buy Factory seconds from most of the collections from our well-known brands, BodaNova, Hackman, Höganäs Keramik, Ittala and Rörstrand. Factory seconds are products with minor cosmetic defects. This means that you will find prices that are 10 to 40 percent below standard retail prices.
Route 223 - Shops with home accessories, handicrafts and home-made jams. You’ll find just about everything along Route 223, which runs between Nyköping and Mariefred through a lovely rolling landscape. Keep your eyes open for a sunflower along the roadside!
Pål Jungs Hage - Pål Jungs Hage is located north of Nyköping along the E4, 3 minutes from the centre of Nyköping. Here you´ll find the food hall City Gross and in the galleria a Pharmacy, Flügger color, Carman beds & shades, interior and Kandelaria. Next to the galleria there are Max Hamburger, Em furniture and Kakelpalatzet. Also Stadium Outlet.
Cityarkaden - Well-known Swedish store brands such as: MQ, Vero Moda, Make Up Store and Cubus. At Coffehouse by George you can meet up with your friends and enjoy a cafe latte.
Events: Nyköping has a wide variety of different events throughout the year. Culture plays a large role and there is a lot to choose from. Make a visit to Culturum where you find the library along with the concert hall. Bring the children to the creative Barnkulturcentrum (Children Culture Centre)
Ryanair offers regular flights from Budapest to Stockholm Skavska Nyköping click here for more information about their low-cost fares.