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Roslagen is the coastal region of the Uppland province in Sweden. Not a formal political entity, it is usually considered to contain the municipalities of Vaxholm, Österåker, Norrtälje and Öregrund. As the Stockholm Archipelago, including Vaxholm, has an article on its own, this article focuses on the mainland.

See Stockholm/Northern and Western Suburbs for Danderyd, Täby and Vallentuna.


Norrtälje is the capital of Roslagen.

Kapellskär is not much more than a ferry station.

Öregrund and Östhammar are twin towns in the north.

Other destinations

Gräsö is a calm island.


Get in

From Stockholm by bus from Tekniska Högskolan.

Baltic Sea ferries connect to Åland and Finland.

Get around

Public transport is scarce, but you get wherever you want with a car. A no-cost car ferry operates between Östhammar and Gräsö.


The maritime scenery.

  • Forsmark nuclear power station offers some guided tours.



Fishing and hiking.



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