Strangnas trip planner
Create a fully customized day-by-day itinerary for free
Strängnäs is a locality and the seat of Strängnäs Municipality, Södermanland County, Sweden with 12,856 inhabitants in 2010. It is located by Lake Mälaren and is the episcopal see of the Diocese of Strängnäs, one of the thirteen dioceses of the Church of Sweden. Prominently located on a hilltop, Strängnäs Cathedral, built between 1291 and 1340, is an important landmark.EtymologyThe city's name is first encountered in 1120, in reference to the Diocese. The name Strängnäs is derived from the fact that the city is located near a strait and on several hills, especially on two major ones, the "Mill Hill" and the "Cathedral Hill". In Old Norse strengr indicates a "narrow channel of water" and nes refers to an "isthmus", "narrow peninsula", or " headland", a very common toponymic in Scandinavia.HistoryA monastery was established around 1250, and the cathedral inaugurated in 1291, with the town subsequently evolving around these two institutions.The oldest known city charter was granted in 1336 by King Magnus Eriksson. Strängnäs became a city of importance in the Södermanland province, as the location of the governing thing and also of an annual market. King Gustav Vasa was elected king in Strängnäs in 1523, and delivered his first speech from a position adjacent to the cathedral.Find what you're looking for from your Strangnas holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy Sweden online trip maker.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Strangnas
Compose it!Your own itinerary for your car vacation, beach vacation, city trip, any near or distant journey ... ready within 10 minutes.
Customize it.Refine your plan. We find the best routes and opportunities.
Book it.Choose from the best accommodations (Expedia, AirBnB), airlines and activities, by yourself or share with travel professionals for the utmost experience. Up to 50% discount!
Do it yourself.Or share your plan with travel professionals for a customized trip
Top tours near Strangnas
$44 BOOK WITH VIATOR City Sightseeing Oslo Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour City Sightseeing Oslo Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Duration: 1 hour
$153 BOOK WITH VIATOR Moose Safari in Skinnskatteberg Moose Safari in Skinnskatteberg
Duration: 5 hours
$340 BOOK WITH VIATOR Wolf howling with night in tent Wolf howling with night in tent
Duration: 23 hours
$1,724 BOOK WITH VIATOR Wolves, Moose & Beavers in the forests of Central Sweden Wolves, Moose & Beavers in the forests of Central Sweden
Duration: 5 days
$49 BOOK WITH VIATOR Go City: Stockholm All-Inclusive Pass with 45+ Attractions and Tours Go City: Stockholm All-Inclusive Pass with 45+ Attractions and Tours
Duration: 1 to 5 days
$153 BOOK WITH VIATOR Beaver Safari in Skinnskatteberg Beaver Safari in Skinnskatteberg
Duration: 5 hours
$287 BOOK WITH VIATOR Stockholm Castle tour Drottningholm and Gripsholm Castle with Private guide Stockholm Castle tour Drottningholm and Gripsholm Castle with Private guide
Duration: 6 hours
$663 BOOK WITH VIATOR Stockholm ROYAL Castle tour to Gripsholm Drottningholm by VIP car private guide Stockholm ROYAL Castle tour to Gripsholm Drottningholm by VIP car private guide
Duration: 5 hours
Popular things to do in Strangnas
Places to visit with Strangnas
Recently planned trips to Sweden
24 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA Stockholm Edinburgh London 9 days in Stockholm BY A USER FROM SWEDEN Nordiska Museet Skansen Junibacken 11 days in Chennai & Stockholm BY A USER FROM SWEDEN Chennai Stockholm 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SWEDEN Stockholm Prague Rome 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SWEDEN Stockholm Prague Rome 8 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SWEDEN Stockholm Prague Zirovnice