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Nyköpingis the county town of Södermanland and located on the coast 100 km south of Stockholm. There are roughly 35,000 people living in central Nyköping and close to 50,000 in the whole municipality. There are 23,400 households in the municipality, with 9,600 of these individual homes and 13,800 apartments. The small towns around Nyköping – Stigtomta, Nävekvarn, Jönåker, Tystberga, Stavsjö and Ålberga – all have their own character and advantages.
It’s easy to get to Nyköping and easy to continue on from here.
To and from Stockholm-Skavsta airport you can fly to over 40 destinations in Europe with Ryanair and Wizzair. Inside Sweden you can fly to and from Gotland with Gotlandsflyg.
Swebus Expresshas traffic to and from Nyköping to many destinations in Sweden and Denmark.
With SJyou can travel to and from Nyköping. Trains stop twenty-six times a day in Nyköping.
The main road E4 passes by Nyköping.
There are several bike trails that pass through Nyköping, e.g. Näckrosleden, Kustlinjen and Cykelspåret längs ostkusten.
Nyköpingshus castle is an old castle dating back to the 12th century. Inside the King's Tower you can visit exhibitions about the history of Nyköping.
On the street Storgatan, stretching nearly one kilometre, are small designer boutiques and clothes shops alongside H&M and Åhlens. There are several design shops where you can buy local and international decorations.
During the summer and around Christmas, you can shop traditional handicraft in the harbour of Nyköping. In the area around Nyköping you find a lot of farmyard shops.
In the surroundings
Nynäs Castle is a castle located along the coastal route 219 30km north of Nyköping. During the summer the castle is open for visitors. In the Orangerie you can enjoy a cup of coffee or shop for plants and flowers.