Västeräs is a city located in province of Västmanland in Sweden. It is situated on the banks of the Lake Mälaren, at a distance of 100 km from Stockholm, the capital city. Västeräs is the center of Västmanland and is also one of the oldest cities in the country. The area has been inhabited since about 1000 A.D and has been a witness to a large part of the world history. At present, Västeräs is an important industrial, logistics, and retailing center, besides being a very popular tourist spot.
The city of Västeräs is a quaint city with an old world charm, despite its modern buildings and looks. The city has some fascinating Nordic architecture that you can see if you hire a car in Västeräs. The city is also known by two other nicknames – Gurkstaden, which means Cucumber City, and Mälarstaden. It is known as the Cucumber City because the cucumber growing has been a popular culture since the 18th and 19th centuries. Västeräs is also home to the largest leisure and commerce port in all of Scandinavia.
Västeräs is well-known for its numerous sporting events that are held all-round the year. For instance, De Grönvita or the Green and White is the most well-known Bandy team of the region. Other sporting events that the city hosts include Women's Football, Handball, Hockey, Track and Field and so on. The best way to enjoy and participate in these various sporting events is by using a car for rent in Västeräs.
The Lake Mälaren is one of the most beautiful lakes in the country and it is frequented quite often by tourists. If you are visiting the city during the winter season, then you will find the lake frozen and can also participate in skiing across the lake, if the conditions are favorable. During summer, tourists usually picnic on the shores of the lake. You can also rent a car in Västeräs to visit the parks, museums, and places of interest in the area.
There are many other neighboring regions and cities near Västeräs that you can visit during your holiday. Some of these beautiful cities you can include in your trip are Stockholm, Malmo, Gothenburg, Kiruna, and Falkenberg.
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