Up with People presents the Journey in Sigtuna

16-10-25 The multinational cast of Up with People is coming to Sigtuna. Up with People (UWP), which has toured to 52 countries around the world during the last 51 years, will perform “The Journey” a musical show at SSHL Sports hall in Sigtuna on Nov 4th and 5th at 19:30.  While in Sigtuna, between October 31 and November 6,Up with […]

Sigtuna included in Global Top 100 Sustainable Destinations

16-09-29 The Sustainable Destinations Top 100 was unveiled for the second time on World Tourism Day and Green Destinations Day on September 27. The awards celebrate the efforts of tourism destinations’ responsible and sustainable tourism initiatives. The list is the result of open calls in newswires, social and business media. Sigtuna and Åre are the two […]

Welcome to Sigtuna Literature Festival

16-08-23 Selected Program Highlights in English 2016 On 26-28 August 2016, the annual Sigtuna Literature Festival returns to our town. Literature connects us all, so it is fitting that all local venues will open their doors, hearts and minds as the town of Sigtuna becomes a living arena for literature. Important and topical conversations and meetings […]

Celebrate the Swedish National day in Sigtuna!

16-06-02 On the 6th of June, Sigtuna town invites new Swedish citizens to a ceremony with great fanfare. In Sigtuna, Valsta and Märsta, you are all invited to see  traditional Swedish folk dance and other activities such as live performances, a food court and family activities. At Steninge Castle, we celebrate ”Childrens’ National Day”. Taste the ”Sweden […]

Samar Yazbek and Anne Enright to Sigtuna Literature Festival 2016

16-05-03 On 26-28 August 2016, the annual Sigtuna Literature Festival returns to Sigtuna town. Literature connects us all, so it is fitting that all local venues will open their doors, hearts and minds as the town of Sigtuna becomes a living arena for literature. Important and topical conversations and meetings with authors will be interspersed with story […]

Vikingarännet in Sigtuna

16-02-16 On Sunday, February 19, it´s time for Vikingarännet, the world’s longest ice skating contest on natural ice. This year Vikingarännet runs in an 80 km circular track, with start and finish in Sigtuna town.  The first race starts already at 8 am and 1500 skaters are expected to participate. Come and cheer and watch the […]

A winter wonderland

16-01-22 Sigtuna is a winter wonderland. Enjoy the snow, the scenic nature and the clean air. Around Sigtuna you find many prepared tracks for cross country skiing and plowed ice for skating. Of course, a traditional walk along the lake shore and the ice is almost as pleasent. Always be careful on the lake ice. When […]

The Sigtuna Guide 2016 is out now!

16-01-04 We start off the new year with a new Sigtuna Guide! Read about our unique history and ancient runes. No other place in the world is as rich in runic stones as Sigtuna. Counting even small fragments unearthed here, well over 40 have been documented just in Sigtuna town. The number rises to 170 when […]