Sigtuna is Sweden´s first town from AD 980, the last century of the Viking era.
Sigtuna includes related to the wondrous a medieval churches, ruins, rune stones and buildings that stand to this day in and around the town. The museum is built on the location believed to be the home of the first Swedish King, Eric the Victorious. From Eric the Victorious’s first settlement through the next few centuries, Sigtuna was important in the Norse mythology of the Vikings.
You can visit Sigtuna Museum with its fascinating exhibitions of Sigtuna through the ages, or what about by Viking souvenirs along Stora gatan.
Sigtuna’s location makes it an ideal stop-off as it is only 45 minutes from Stockholm, 30 minutes from Uppsala and just 20 minutes from Arlanda airport.