Gripsholm Castle (Swedish: Gripsholms slott) is a castle in Mariefred, Södermanland, Sweden. It is located by lake Mälaren in south central Sweden, in the municipality of Strängnäs, about 60 km west of Stockholm. Since Gustav Vasa, Gripsholm has belonged to the Swedish Royal Family and was used as one of their residences until the 18th-century. It is now a museum, but it is still considered to be a palace at the disposal of the King and as such it is part of the Crown palaces in Sweden.Arrange to visit Gripsholm Castle and other attractions in Mariefred using our Mariefred travel app.
Tours To Gripsholm Castle
Gripsholm Castle and Mariefred City, Private Chauffeur Tour from Stockholm BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $217
Duration: 5 hours
Private Stockholm tour to Drottningholm and Gripsholm Castle by car with guide BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $425
Duration: 6 hours
Gripsholm Castle Reviews
This is a beautiful, stately castle, in the small, quaint town of Mariefred. But be prepared for the treasure that's inside. The huge bounty of dramatic portraits of historical figures, from Sweden... more »
Set in the very beautiful little town of Mariefred, the castle has a very interesting architecture and a stunning collection of portraits - royals, nobility, and culture figures from Sweden. more »
Really nice little castle, go in the morning just after it opens for more space and ability to move around without the crowds. There is a little jetty just outside the castle which is great to take some breakfast, watch the fishing and the boats go by. There is also a great little town just by with plenty of places to eat and enjoy.
Had an excellent tour ending in a beautiful theatre from the 1700s which is part of the building. Lots of history and interesting portraits capturing the some of the spirit of times past. Recommended!
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