Welcome to Österåker Municipality in Roslagen with its archipelago, the ironworks, the villages and the ocean! Österåker is one of the fastest-growing communities in the Stockholm region and in Sweden. With its 1,100 islands and extraordinary landscapes, Österåker - located 30 km north of the capital in the Stockholm archipelago - is both an attractive place to live and a great holiday destination.
The young population is growing steadily. Today there are more than 43,000 people living here permanently, and during the summer holiday season, the population doubles.
Österåker has plenty to offer: attractive landscapes, galleries, outdoor activities, historical sites, markets, concerts, and many other types of events. Our tourist offices are located in central Åkersberga and on the island Ljusterö. Plan your visit with Visit Roslagen.
You can reach Österåker by car, bus or train (Roslagsbanan train line). If you are travelling by train, you depart from Östra Station in Stockholm and arrive at the railway station in the centre of Åkersberga. Buses can take you further within Österåker. If you take a bus from Stockholm, you depart from Danderyds sjukhus (Danderyd Hospital).
During the period of June to December 2017, buses will replace the trains on Roslagsbanan. Use the SL website to plan your trips.
Österåker offers various kinds of accommodation. You can stay at hotels, bed & breakfasts or hostels, rent a cottage or go camping. Find out more on the tourism website Visit Roslagen.
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