Car Hire Stockholm Skavsta Airport
Address & Contact DetailsStockholm Skavsta Airport, Nykoping, 61125. Tel: +46 10 49 48 140
Find your perfect car hire at Stockholm Skavsta AirportStep off the plane at Stockholm Skavsta Airport and head to the Avis desk where staff will be on hand to help with all your rental car needs. The attractions of nearby Nyköping, as well as many sights on the way to Stockholm are waiting.
Plan your journey from Stockholm Skavsta AirportStockholm is Sweden's cultural hub and capital city - but from Stockholm Skavsta Airport you’re around a 10-minute drive from Nyköping, via the Oscarsbergsvägen. On your way, stop in at the F11 Museum, which is close to the airport. Offering a collection of planes, aviation-related images and models, it’s definitely worth a look.
This mellow, coastal town is situated just over an hour south of Stockholm, but it has plenty to offer including a selection of shops, cafes and restaurants. The quaint harbour is a delightful place to enjoy an afternoon stroll and a spot of al fresco dining.
Nyköping was founded in 1187 and as such is one of Sweden’s oldest towns. It comes complete with its own castle, Nykӧpingshus, located where the river meets the harbour. Entrance is free and if you climb the King’s Tower you’ll be able to see an impressive collection of swords, daggers and weaponry.
Art lovers won’t want to miss a few hours browsing in the Gamla Bryggeriet (Old Brewery). With a gallery on the premises, this is a popular haunt with local artists and artisans, and there’s also a fantastic restaurant here with views overlooking the harbour.
From Nyköping you can also walk the Sörmlandsleden trail. The entire trail is 1,000km long, but you can easily walk smaller sections of it, taking you through some of Sweden’s most beautiful landscapes. Historical monuments, lakes and glittering coastlines will all be vying for your attention along the way.
From the comfort of your Avis hire car you can discover Stockholm and other Swedish treasures in style and comfort.
Beyond Stockholm Skavsta AirportSweden is a beautiful country and each region is steeped in history, natural beauty and cultural charm. Whether you’re exploring the monuments and museums in Stockholm, taking a walk through the natural beauty of Sörmland or visiting one of Sweden’s many Unesco World Heritage sites, you’ll never be short of things to see and do.
Drive for around 35-minutes from Stockholm Skavsta Airport (via the E4) and you’ll arrive at Nynäs Manor, a 350-year-old stately home. With attractive gardens, a 3,000-hectare nature reserve and a shop, it’s certainly worth adding to your sightseeing itinerary.
Kolmårdens Wildlife Park
Split into various zones, Kolmårdens Wildlife Park is the largest of its kind in Scandinavia and has a collection of animals, including lions, giraffes and tigers. There’s also a cable-car offering views across the park and plenty of child-friendly activities. Open from the end of April to the beginning of October, the park promises a fun day out for all the family. Just 45 minutes from Stockholm Skavsta Airport, via the E4, the park is easily accessible.
Historic Stockholm is a fascinating city comprising 14 islands and boasting a long list of attractions including the Stockholm Cathedral, the Nobel Museum and the Royal Palace. From the airport, you can be in Gamla Stan, the Old Town, in less than an hour and half. A very cultural city, there are a wide range of galleries to see here, including Moderna Museet, which has a collection of works from icons such as Picasso, Dali and Matisse, and Fotografiska, a photography museum that regularly changes its exhibitions. The Vasa Museum is a must-visit. It displays a huge warship that was salvaged from the city’s harbour where it sank on its maiden voyage in 1628. The Bergius Botanic Garden, offering collections of shrubs, plants and exotic plants from around the world is another top attraction.
Hire a car and it’ll be easy to explore Nyköping, Stockholm and other Swedish gems at your leisure.