Mariefred belongs to those idyllic, small Swedish towns such as Sigtuna and Trosa.
A book about the town and the castle is therefore of great interest to Swedish
and overseas visitors. The well-known Swedish author Ulla Trenter, a resident of
Mariefred for many years, brings to life the past in her text and highlights the
attractions of the town and its surroundings. Mariefred artist, Harry Karlsson, in
his many illustrations also does justice to this charming small town’s buildings and