Top things to do in Nyköping

Top Choice Bistro in Nyköping


Nyköping's more upmarket diners head to classy Skafferiet for its simple though beautifully presented locavore cuisine like grilled lamb, moules-frites and flank steak, served in arty farty surrounds. Après-dinner, …
Museum in Nyköping

F11 Museum

You don't have to be a planespotter to enjoy this excellent little volunteer-run museum which gives an insight into the F11 aircraft and pilots who flew reconnaissance missions from the former base at Skavsta betwee…
Castle in Nyköping


The ruined castle Nyköpingshus hosted some violent times in the Swedish monarchy. The bickering among King Birger and his two brothers, Erik and Valdemar, peaked in 1317 when Birger invited them to a ‘peace banquet’…
Museum in Nyköping

Sörmlands Museum

Inside the grounds of Nyköpingshus, Sörmlands Museum includes Kungstornet (King’s Tower), a whitewashed four-storey castle tower; Gamla Residenset, the old governor’s residence; and the neighbouring Konsthallen, wit…
Cafe in Nyköping


Aktersnurran is one of several casual bar-restaurants along the harbour; the crowds shift from one terrace to the other according to time of day and availability of live music. This is the simplest in the line-up, w…
Church in Nyköping

St Nicolai Kyrka

It's thought there has been a church on this site since the 1200s, though the present incarnation of St Nicolai Kyrka, with its splendid pulpit, dates to around 1719 (with renovation work carried out in the 1920s). …
Cafe in Nyköping

Hellmanska Garden Cafe

A charming cafe with a boutique shop attached, 'Hellmans' is a nice spot for lunch, with soups, salads, lasagne and focaccia, complimented by decent coffee and excellent cakes to enjoy in the summer courtyard.
Cultural in Nyköping

Fest Dagar

Over a week in August, Nyköping comes alive with a vibrant program of music, theater and dance performances across a wide range of genres held in a variety of venues across town.