Sigtuna included in Global Top 100 Sustainable Destinations

14-12-10 For the first time ever, a Sustainable Destinations Global Top 100 has been created to celebrate the management efforts of the hundred most sustainable destinations on Earth. The Top 100 is the result of open calls in the social media, and of a selection process by 30 international experts in tourism sustainability. This Top 100 […]

The Magic of being First

14-10-02 From the very beginning, Sigtuna made a habit of being first. Founded by King Erik Segersäll around 970 AD, it became an important international trading post and Sweden’s first town. As the first modern monarch, Erik strived to form a united country under the new religion Christianity.”. Initially this was a rather controversial concept for […]

In the mood for Sigtuna

14-08-22 Sigtuna is full of new discoveries and adventures for young and old, tired or active. Our MOOD guide is filled with our favourite spots in Sigtuna. Be inspired and let your mood shape your visit in Sigtuna!   Feeling adventurous? Try water sports at Cable Park by lake Halmsjön. Are you looking for group adventures? […]

Summer rates in our hotels

14-06-26 We offer SUMMER RATES in our hotels in Sigtuna. Sigtuna, the first Swedish town established in 970, has evolved from having been a midpoint of the central power into a charming and picturesque town. Nowadays it has something to offer for everyone, regardless of age. Sigtuna has a wide range of activities such as cultural […]

Palaces and Castles in Sigtuna

14-05-27 As Sweden’s first capital Sigtuna attracts many visitors. Add to that 150 rune stones, beautiful medieval churches and five interesting palaces; Skokloster Castle, Skånelaholm Castle, Steninge Palace, Wenngarn Castle and Rosersberg Palace – one of ten Royal palaces. The Palaces and Sigtuna Tourist Office offers guided bus tours and walks for large and small groups […]

New archaeological excavation in Sigtuna

14-04-22 Sigtuna is Sweden’s oldest preserved city, founded around 970 by Erik Segersäll, and its layout and size are essentially the same as when it was established. Several archaeological excavations in Sigtuna’s “black earth”, a cultural layer up to three metres thick, have shed light on the city’s origins. From May 5 to June 13 an exciting new […]

Vikingarännet 2014 cancelled

14-02-05 After a cold period at the end of January, resulting in very good ice on lake Mälaren, mild weather has now arrived. The organizers, Friluftsfrämjandet and Swedish skating association, have therefore decided to cancel Vikingarännet 2014. All forecasts now predicts mild and cloudy weather with temperatures above zero. This means that solid ice along the track will […]

New contemporary art space in Märsta

14-01-13 On 1 February a new art gallery, Konsthall Märsta, will open in Märsta Center. The art gallery’s opening exhibition feature sculptures by Swedish artist Maria Miesenberger, exhibiting 1 February – 5 April. The gallery will be offering exciting Swedish and international contemporary art throughout the year. You can also listen to lectures or bring the […]

The Sigtuna Guide 2014 is out now!

14-01-07 We start off the new year with a new Sigtuna Guide! Read about Sigtuna and Märsta’s history, architectural gems, the author and Swedish Academy member Gunnar Ekelöf’s Sigtuna, exciting castles and everything you need to know about attractions, restaurants, cafes, hotels and conference facilities at the airport, in Märsta, Rosersberg and Sigtuna. Get your Sigtuna […]