Sigtuna – where Sweden begins

Sigtuna’s history is Sweden’s history. It’s the country’s first town and the birthplace of the nation. During the past millennium, international imprints and artifacts have added to this history. Many of Sweden’s “firsts” can be found here. Our history is important, but even more important is our tradition of thinking outside the box. We want to look towards the future and dare to be first. Therefore, we want to welcome you to our new brand: Sigtuna – where Sweden begins.

Some Sigtuna ”firsts”:
First town (970 A.D.)
First coins (995)
First bricks ( Church of St Mary 1237)
First female saint, Saint Anna (Ingegerd Olofsdotter) of Novgorod  (1054)
First letter in Sweden still in existence (Viby Letter 1164)
First public school (Husby kyrkskola 1697)
First telegraph pole (Märsta 1853)
First ”green” landing (Arlanda 2006)
First hotel in a Jumbo jet (Jumbo Stay 2008)
First climate neutral destination (2010)

Welcome to join and visit us!

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