Margretedalsvagen 4, Gnesta, 646 34, Sweden
More about Gnesta
Travel Tips for Gnesta
Tourist information of Gnesta village
Tel. +46(0)158 - 70 666
Fax. +46(0)158 - 70 295
Tourist information of the Sörmland region
Explore the viking history
There are a lot of ancient remains from the viking era in the region of Sormland.
If you are interested in history you should explore the rune stones and rock carvings around Gnesta.
More info at the local tourist information office.
Don't miss Skottvangs gruva, the historic mining area a bit north of Gnesta.
The iron ore mining took place her since 13th Century.
Every summer the "Charcoal week" is held at the mining are when the ancient charcoal burning will take place in a traditional charcoal pile.
There is a cave close to the Klubba church at lake Baven west of Gnesta. The cave is accessible through several cracks in the rock. The biggest entrance reminds of a church entrance. If you want to enter don't forget a torch.
Countyside close to Stockholm, Sweden
Welcome to the unexplored countryside just southwest of Stockholm city area! The province of Sormland is called the friendly manor house landscape and Gnesta is one of the idyllic small villages in the welcoming province.
If you like to combine the harmonic agricultural lifestyle with the nearness to the Stockholm city area you have a perfect starting point in Gnesta.
Historically the village started to grow as a railway station in the 1850s and nowdays the village has a great cultural and historical heritage as one of the Pearls of the region.