Nyköping is a small city on the south-east coast of Sweden, situated about 100km south of Stockholm. It’s a convenient base for exploring the surrounding area, with plenty of outdoor activities on offer, as well as a few interesting historical sights. The city centre is compact and easy to explore on foot, with a mix of old and new buildings, and a few parks and green spaces. There’s a good range of shops and restaurants, and a lively nightlife, particularly in the summer months. Nyköping is also a convenient base for exploring the nearby lakes and forests, and for taking day trips to Stockholm and other nearby towns and cities.