Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Vaxholm

The area's history and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Vaxholm. Renowned for its island views, parks and golfing, this city welcomes all visitors. Solvalla and Millesgarden are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Vaxholm

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Vaxholm a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waxholms Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Hagby Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Osterakers Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Akersberga Golf Glub (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Lidingo Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Djursholms Golf Club (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Vaxholm

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Vaxholm is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Millesgarden (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Skansen (10.7 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Battery Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Grinda (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Stora Vartan (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Nyckelviken Farm (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Vaxholm

The nearest airport is in Stockholm (BMA-Bromma), located 14.9 mi (23.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Stockholm (ARN-Arlanda), which is 22 mi (35.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Vaxholm?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 183 vacation rentals near Vaxholm. From 98 Houses to 41 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Vaxholm for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Vaxholm?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Vaxholm:

  • Gamla Stan: 38 vacation rentals
  • Maria: 24 vacation rentals
  • Södermalm: 34 vacation rentals
  • Östermalm: 47 vacation rentals
  • Nacka: 20 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Vaxholm?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Vaxholm. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Vaxholm Fortress: 348 vacation rentals
  • Battery Park: 350 vacation rentals
  • Hembygdsgård: 351 vacation rentals
  • Djursholm Castle: 338 vacation rentals
  • Museum of Medieval Stockholm (Stockholms medeltidsmuseum): 340 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vaxholm listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Vaxholm?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 98 Houses in Vaxholm. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Vaxholm include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 41 rentals available
  • Villas: 31 rentals available
  • Cabins: 10 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Vaxholm?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 27 vacation rentals with pool available in Vaxholm. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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