List of castles and palaces in Sweden

This is a list of castles and palaces in Sweden.

In the Swedish language the word slott is used for both castles, châteaus and palaces; this article lists all of them as well as fortresses.


Name Swedish name Location Date Condition Picture Notes
Almnäs Castle Almnäs slott Västergötland 1776 Private residence  
Alnarp Castle Alnarp slott Scania 1862 Private residence  
Alsnö Castle Alsnö hus Uppland c. 1200 Ruin  
Bäckaskog Castle Bäckaskogs slott Scania 13th century Museum  
Barsebäck Castle Barsebäcks slott Scania 14th century Private residence  
Bellinga Castle Bellinga slott Scania 16th century Private residence  
Bergkvara Castle Bergkvara slott Småland 15th century Ruin  
Bjärka-Säby Castle Nya slottet Bjärka-Säby Östergötland 1791 Museum  
Bjärsjöholm Castle Bjärsjöholms slott Scania 14th century Private residence  
Bjärsjölagård Castle Bjärsjölagårds slott Scania 1766 Hotel  
Björksund Castle Björksunds slott Södermanland 18th century Private residence  
Björnstorp Castle Björnstorps slott Scania 1752 Private residence  
Blekhem Blekhem Småland 1838 Private residence  
Bollerup Bollerups borg Scania 15th century School  
Boo Castle Boo slott Närke 1882 Private residence  
Bogesund Castle Bogesunds slott Uppland 16th century Museum  
Bohus Fortress Bohus fästning Bohuslän 1308 Ruin  
Borgeby Castle Borgeby slott Scania 15th century Museum  
Borgholm Castle Borgholms slott Öland 13th century Ruin  
Börringe Priory Börringeklosters slott Scania 13th century Private residence  
Bosjökloster Bosjöklosters slott Scania 1080 Museum  
Bråborg Castle Bråborgs slott Östergötland 1590 Ruin  
Brahehus Brahehus Småland 1637 Ruin  
Brokind Castle Brokinds slott Östergötland 1731 Private residence  


Name Swedish name Location Date Condition Picture Notes
Carlsten Fortress Carlstens fästning Bohuslän 1667 Museum  
Charlottenborg manor house Charlottenborgs slott Östergötland 1651 Museum  
Charlottenlund Castle Charlottenlunds slott Scania 1849 Private residence  
Chinese Pavilion at Drottningholm Kina slott Stockholm 1769 Museum   One of the royal palaces of Sweden
Christinehof Castle Christinehofs slott Scania 1740 Museum  
Claestorp Castle Claestorps slott Södermanland 1754 Hotel  
Dalaborg Dalaborg Dalsland 1304 Ruin  
Dagsnäs Castle Dagsnäs slott Västergötland 1874 Private residence  
Djursholm Castle Djursholms slott Stockholm 15th century Office  
Drottningholm Palace Drottningholms slott Stockholm 1580 Private residence,
  World Heritage
Dybäck Castle Dybäcks slott Scania 14th century Private residence  
Edsberg Castle Edsbergs slott Uppland 1630 School  
Ekenäs Castle Ekenäs slott Östergötland 15th century Museum  
Ekebyholm Castle Ekebyholms slott Uppland 17th century School  
Ekebyhov Castle Ekebyhovs slott Uppland 1670s Museum  
Ekensholm Castle Ekensholms slott Södermanland 1820s Private residence
Eketorp Fort Eketorps fornborg Öland 5th century Museum, ruin  
Ekholmen Castle Ekholmens slott Uppland 1857 Hotel
Ekolsund Castle Ekolsunds slott Uppland 17th century Hotel  
Elghammar Castle Elghammars slott Södermanland 1807 Private residence
Ellinge Castle Ellinge slott Scania 15th century Restaurant  
Ericsberg Castle Ericsbergs slott Södermanland 16th century Private residence  
Erstavik Erstavik Stockholm 1760s Private residence  


Name Swedish name Location Date Condition Picture Notes
Fiholm Castle Fiholms slott Södermanland 1642 Private residence  
Fjällnäs Castle Fjällnäs slott Lapland 1888 Hotel  
Finspång Castle Finspångs slott Östergötland 1685 Office  
Fullerö Castle Fullerö slott Västmanland 17th century Private residence  
Gåsevadholm Castle Gåsevadholms slott Halland 1757 Office  
Gärsnäs Castle Gärsnäs slott Scania 1873 Private residence  
Gävle Castle Gävle slott Gästrikland 1754 County Governor's
Official Residence
Glimmingehus - Scania 1499 Museum  
Göksholm Castle Göksholms slott Närke 13th century Private residence  
Gripsholm Castle Gripsholms slott Södermanland 1537 Museum   One of the royal palaces of Sweden
Gråborg Fort Gråborg fornborg Öland 6th century Ruin  
Granhammar Castle Granhammars slott Uppland 1752 No function  
Gränsö Castle Gränsö slott Småland 1807 Hotel  
Gripenberg Castle Gripenbergs slott Småland 1660s Private residence  
Grönsö Castle Grönsöö slott Uppland 1611 Museum  
Görvälns Castle Görvälns slott Uppland 1460 Hotel  
Gunnebo House Gunnebo slott Gothenburg 1796 Museum  
Gustav III's Pavilion Gustav III:s paviljon Stockholm 1787 Museum   One of the royal palaces of Sweden
Gyllebo Castle Gyllebo slott Scania 1818 Private residence  
Häckeberga Castle Häckeberga slott Scania 1875 Hotel  
Haddebo Manor House Haddebo Herrgård Närke Early 18th century Private Residence  
Haga Castle Haga slott Uppland 1670 Hotel  
Haga Palace Haga slott Stockholm 1805 Private residence   One of the royal palaces of Sweden
Halmstad Castle Halmstads slott Halland 1609 Private residence,
Hanaskog Castle Hanaskogss slott Scania 1854 Private residence  
Häringe Castle Häringe slott Södermanland 1654 Hotel  
Hässelby Castle Hässelby slott Stockholm 1640s Hotel  
Hässelbyholm Castle Hässelbyholms slott Södermanland 1660s Private residence  
Heby Castle Heby slott Södermanland 1780 Private residence  
Helliden Castle Hellidens slott Västergötland 1858 School  
Herrevad Abbey Herrevadskloster Scania 1745 Hotel  
Hjularöd Castle Hjularöds slott Scania 1897 Private residence  
Högestad Castle Högestads gods Scania 16th century Private residence  
Hörningsholm Castle Hörningsholms slott Södermanland 13th century Private residence  
Hovdala Castle Hovdala slott Scania 12th century Museum  


Name Swedish name Location Date Condition Picture Notes
Ismantorp Fortress Ismantorps fornborg Öland 2nd century Ruin  
Johannisborg Johannisborg Östergötland 1614 Ruin  
Johannishus Castle Johannishus slott Blekinge 1670 Private residence  
Jordberga Castle Jordberga slott Scania 1908 Private residence  
Kalmar Castle Kalmar slott Småland 12th century Museum  
Karlberg Palace Karlbergs slott Stockholm 1634 School  
Karlsborg Fortress Karlsborgs fästning Västergötland 1819 Museum  
Kärnan Kärnan Scania 11th century Museum  
Karsholm Castle Karsholms slott Scania 1862 Private residence  
Katthamra Mansion Katthamra gård Gotland 1805 Private residence  
Kavlås Castle Kavlås slott Västergötland 1775 Private residence  
Knutstorp Castle Knutstorps borg Scania 14th century Private residence  
Koberg Castle Koberg slott Västergötland 1632 Private residence  
Krageholm Castle Krageholms slott Scania 1720s Private residence  
Krapperup Castle Krapperups slott Scania 14th century Private residence  
Kristineberg Palace Kristinebergs slott Stockholm 1750 Private residence  
Kronoberg Castle Kronobergs slott Småland 1444 Ruin  
Kronovall Castle Kronovalls slott Scania 1760 Private residence  
Kulla Gunnarstorp Castle Kulla Gunnarstorps slott Scania 1854 Private residence  
Läckö Castle Läckö slott Västergötland 1298 Museum  
Landskrona Citadel Citadellet
(Landskrona slott)
Scania 1559 Museum  
Leufsta Lövstabruk Uppland 1601 Museum
Lillienhoff Palace Lillienhoffska palatset Stockholm 1670 Restaurant, offices, apartments  
Lindholmen Castle Lindholmens slott Scania 13th century Ruin  
Lindholmen Castle Lindholmens slott Västergötland 1514 Ruin  
Lindholmen Fortress Lindholmens borg Gothenburg 13th century Ruin
Linköping Castle Linköpings slott Östergötland 12th century Museum  
Ljung Castle Ljungs slott Östergötland 1774 Museum  
Lyckås Lyckås Småland 1863  
Löberöd Castle Löberöds slott Scania 1798 Private residence  
Lövstad Castle Löfstads slott Östergötland 1660 Museum  


Name Swedish name Location Date Condition Picture Notes
Malmö Castle Malmöhus slott Scania 1530 Museum  
Mälsåker House Mälsåkers slott Södermanland 1660s Museum  
Maltesholm Castle Maltesholms slott Scania 1635 Private residence  
Månstorp Gables Månstorps slottsruin Scania 1547 Ruin  
Mariedal Castle Mariedals slott Västergötland 1660s Private residence  
Marsvinsholm Castle Marsvinsholms slott Scania 1648 Private residence  
Mem Castle Mems slott Östergötland 15th century Private residence  
Nääs Castle Nääs slott Västergötland 1835 Museum  
Näs Castle Näs slott Småland 12th century Ruin  
Näsby Castle Näsby slott Stockholm 14th century Hotel  
Näsbyholm Castle Näsbyholms slott Scania 15th century Private residence  
Noor Palace Nors slott (traditional spelling: Noor) Uppland 14th century Hotel  
Nyköping Castle Nyköpingshus Södermanland 12th century Ruin  
Nynäs Castle Nynäs slott Södermanland 1650s Museum  
Osbyholm Castle Osbyholms slott Scania 1405 Private residence  
Ovesholm Castle Ovesholms slott Scania 1804 Private residence  
Pålsjö Castle Pålsjö slott Scania 1679 Private residence  
Penningby castle Penningby slott Uppland 1330s Museum  


Name Swedish name Location Date Condition Picture Notes
Råbelöv Castle Råbelövs slott Scania 1637 Private residence, hotel  
Rånäs Manor Rånäs slott Uppland 1844 Hotel  
Rinkesta Castle Rinkesta slott Södermanland 1775 Private residence
Rockelstad Castle Rockelstad slott Södermanland 1890 Hotel  
Roma Abbey Roma kloster Gotland 1733 Museum  
Rönneholm Castle Rönneholms slott Scania 1811 Private residence  
Rosendal Castle Rosendals slott Scania 1615 Private residence  
Rosendal Palace Rosendals slott Stockholm 1827 Museum   One of the royal palaces of Sweden
Rosersberg Palace Rosersbergs slott Stockholm 1638 Museum   One of the royal palaces of Sweden
Rössjöholm Castle Rössjöholms slott Scania 1735 Private residence  
Runsa Castle Runsa slott Uppland 18th century Private residence  
Rydboholm Castle Rydboholms slott Uppland 1548 Private residence  
Salnecke Castle Salnecke slott Uppland 1640 Private residence  
Salsta Castle Salsta slott Uppland 1675 Museum  
Sandemar Castle Sandemar slott Södermanland 1670 Private residence  
Säfstaholm Säfstaholms slott Södermanland 1815 Museum  
Sinclairsholm Castle Sinclairsholm slott Scania 1620 Private residence  
Sjöö Castle Sjöö slott Uppland 1679 Private residence  
Skabersjö Castle Skabersjö slott Scania 1782 Private residence  
Skånelaholm Castle Skånelaholm slott Uppland 1891 Museum  
Skarhult Castle Skarhults slott Scania 1562 Private residence  
Skokloster Castle Skoklosters slott Uppland 1676 Museum  
Skottorp Castle Skottorp slott Halland 1828 Private residence, café  
Smedstorp Castle Smedstorps slott Scania 14th century Private residence  
Snogeholm Castle Snogeholms slott Scania 1890 Hotel  
Södertuna Castle Södertuna slott Södermanland 1892 Restaurant  
Sofiero Castle Sofiero slott Scania 1865 Museum  
Solliden Palace Solliden Öland 1906 Private residence  
Sövdeborg Castle Sövdeborgs slott Scania 1844 Private residence  
Sparreholm Castle Sparreholms slott Södermanland 1634 Private residence, museum  
Stenhammar Palace Stenhammars slott Södermanland 1658 Private residence  
Steninge Palace Steninge slott Uppland 1705 Museum  
Stjärnorp Castle Stjärnorp slott Östergötland 1662 Ruin  
Stockholm Palace Stockholms slott Stockholm 1697 Offices of the head
of state, museum
  One of the royal palaces of Sweden
Stora Hästnäs Stora Hästnäs Gotland c. 1300 Private residence  
Stora Sundby Castle Stora Sundby slott Södermanland 1848 Private residence  
Stora Wäsby Castle Stora Wäsby slott Uppland 18th century Private residence  
Strömsholm Palace Strömsholms slott Västmanland 1669 Museum   One of the royal palaces of Sweden
Sturefors Castle Sturefors slott Östergötland 1704 Private residence  
Sturehov Manor Sturehovs slott Uppland 1780 Museum  
Sundbyholm Castle Sundbyholms slott Södermanland 17th century Hotel  
Svaneholm Castle Svaneholms slott Scania 18th century Museum  
Svartsjö Palace Svartsjö slott Uppland 1739 Museum  
Svenstorp Castle Svenstorps slott Scania 1596 Private residence  


Name Swedish name Location Date Condition Picture Notes
Taxinge-Näsby Castle Taxinge-Näsby slott Södermanland 1813 Conference venue, restaurant  
Teleborg Castle Teleborgs slott Småland 1900 Conference venue  
Tidö Castle Tidö slott Västmanland 1645 Private residence  
Tistad Castle Tistad slott Södermanland 1771 Private residence  
Tjolöholm Castle Tjolöholm slott Halland 1904 Museum  
Toppeladugård Castle Toppeladugårds slott Scania 1920 Private residence  
Torpa Castle Torpa stenhus Västra Götaland County 15th century Museum  
Torup Castle Torups slott Scania 16th century Museum  
Tosterup Castle Tosterups slott Scania 15th century Private residence  
Trolle-Ljungby Castle Trolle-Ljungby slott Scania 17th century Private residence  
Trolleholm Castle Trolleholms slott Scania 1530s Private residence  
Trollenäs Castle Trollenäs slott Scania 1559 Private residence,
museum, restaurant
Tullesbo Castle Tullesbo slott Sjöbo 1780 Private residence
restaurant, cafe
Tullgarn Palace Tullgarns slott Södermanland 18th century Museum   One of the royal palaces of Sweden
Tunbyholm Castle Tunbyholms slott Scania 17th century Private residence  
Tureborg Castle Tureborg Bohuslän 1899 Ruin  
Tureholm Castle Tureholms slott Södermanland 18th century Private residence, museum  
Tynnelsö Castle Tynnelsö slott Södermanland 1590s Property of the Royal Swedish
Academy of Letters,
History and Antiquities
Tyresö Palace Tyresö slott Södermanland 17th century Museum  
Ulriksdal Palace Ulriksdals slott Uppland 17th century Museum   One of the royal palaces of Sweden
Ulvåsa Manor Ulvåsa slott Östergötland 19th century Private residence  
Ulvsunda Castle Ulvsunda slott Uppland 17th century Hotel  
Uppsala Castle Uppsala slott Uppland 16th century Residence of the
County Governor of
Uppsala County
Utö hus Utö hus Uppland 15th century Property of the Royal Swedish
Academy of Letters,
History and Antiquities


Name Swedish name Location Date Condition Picture Notes
Vadstena Castle Vadstena slott Östergötland 16th century Museum  
Vallen Castle Vallens slott Halland 1800 Private residence  
Vannaröd Castle Vannaröds slott Scania 1890 Restaurant  
Västanå Manor Västanå slott Småland 1767-70  
Västerås Castle Västerås slott Västmanland 16th century Residence of the
County Governor of
Västmanland County
Vegeholm Castle Vegeholms slott Scania 16th century Private residence  
Venngarn Castle Venngarns slott Uppland 1670 Restaurant  
Vibyholm Castle Vibyholms slott Södermanland 1626 Private residence
Viderup Castle Viderups slott Scania 1617-1623 Private residence  
Vik Castle Wiks slott Uppland 15th century Conference hall  
Vittskövle Castle Vittskövle slott Scania 1553-1557 Private residence  
Vrams Gunnarstorp Castle Vrams Gunnarstorps slott Scania 1633 Private residence  
Wanås Castle Vanås slott Scania 16th century Private residence  
Wapnö Castle Wapnö slott Halland 1753 Private residence  
Yxtaholm Castle Yxtaholms slott Södermanland 1752 Private residence  


Name Swedish name Location Date Condition Picture Notes
Älvsborg fortress Nya Älvsborgs fästning Gothenburg 1650 Museum  
Ängsö Castle Ängsö slott Västmanland 1272 Museum  
Örbyhus Castle Örbyhus slott Uppland 14th century Museum  
Örebro Castle Örebro slott Närke 1573 Museum  
Örenäs Castle Örenäs slott Scania 1918 Hotel  
Örtofta Castle Örtofta slott Scania 1861 Private residence  
Örup Castle Örups slott Scania 15th century Private residence  
Östanå Castle Östanå slott Uppland 1794 Private residence  
Öster-Malma Castle Östermalma slott Södermanland 1668 Private residence  
Övedskloster Manor Övedsklosters slott Scania 1776 Private residence  
Åkerö Manor Åkerö slott Södermanland 1757 Private residence  
Åkeshov Castle Åkeshovs slott Uppland 1650 Hotel  
Årsta Castle Årsta slott Södermanland 1667 Museum  

See alsoEdit

Finnish castlesEdit

For historic Swedish castles see also List of castles in Finland.

Danish castlesEdit

For historic Danish castles located in southern Sweden see also List of castles in Scania