Several scenes in the movie based on the award-winning novel The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Män som hatar kvinnor, Stieg Larsson) were shot in central Gnesta.You can follow Mikael Blomqvist's footsteps in Hedestad (Gnesta) and recognize buildings and scenery from the thrilling movie.more
You can go biking on the small countryside roads around Gnesta. The bicycle trail Nackrosleden is 700 kilometers long and passes by Gnesta with several stages. Also Malardalsleden passes by Gnesta with connections to stages around lake Malaren.From Gnesta you can bike to the Eriksgatan trail which is an other bicycle trail following the historic...more
You can visit Vängsö airfield from where you can go flying by small aircrafts or learn sailflying. This small airfield was originally a reserve field for the local air-mail traffic.The airfield is operated by Östra Sörmlands Flygklubb who also arranges a yearly flying day in the late summer.more
The most popular Coffeehouses are in the central area where you can get a good cup of coffee or tea together with a cake while reading the local newspaper.- Humbles Konditori, Torggatan 1, +46 (0) 158 - 10 228- Kafé Thekannan, Västra Storgatan 14, +46 (0) 158 - 13 838 A nice cup of Cappucino and fresh homebaked cream cake with raspberry jam!more
There is a great selection of Pizza restaurants offering both classic Italian style and American panpizzas and some of them also have lunch dishes.Most of them can be found in central Gnesta:- Arena Pizzeria, Nibblegatan 1, +46 (0) 158 - 26 337- Lilla Huset, Dagagatan 7, +46 (0) 158 - 10 644- Vita Villan, Västra Storgatan 24, +46 (0) 158 - 12 365-...more
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Gnesta is located about 70km southwest of Stockholm. By car it is easy to reach Gnesta from the E4 motorway south of Sodertalje.You can leave the motorway at Jarna junction (exit 141) and then follow the road 57.You can also leave the motorway at Lastringe junction (exit 136, 137) and follow the road 224 to Gnesta.more
In summertime don't forget to bring bathing-trunks and bikinis.
In wintertime don't forget warm clothes including caps and gloves.
Tourist information of Gnesta village
Tel. +46(0)158 - 70 666
Fax. +46(0)158 - 70 295
Tourist information of the Sörmland region