Sorsele

Skiing, Sámi culture, hunting, fishing – ask a local what’s best with Sorsele, and their answers will be influenced by the immediate nearness to Vindel River and the mountains. The mountain area Vindelfjällen is home to one of the largest protected areas in Europe, and the southernmost part of world-famous trail Kungsleden. www.visitvindelalven.org

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How to dress for winter in Swedish Lapland

I'm travelling to Swedish Lapland this winter, how should I dress for the cold climate? Check out this guide for dressing for winter in Swedish Lapland.

Sápmi Slow Food with Ingrid Pilto

As far away as you can get from industrial foods, you'll find Sámi food traditions. Nothing goes to waste. Everything has its own unique flavour. Meet Ingrid Pilto, a Sámi food creator.

The making of an ice road

A frozen river turned road, makes an excellent shortcut. Here's how it's done.

Aurora Borealis: A Meeting of Gods

Galileo Galilei gave the northern lights their Latin name Aurora Borealis. A fitting description, to say the least.

The Midnight sun, finally!

The Midnight Sun. The feeling of never having to face tomorrow, just keep having fun and enjoy the never-ending day, is absolutely wonderful. But. Those who depend on their beauty sleep will face certain challenges.

The Call of the Wild

Dog sledding through vast expanses of white is in many ways synonymous with a winter adventure in Swedish Lapland. Håkan Stenlund took a tour with the company Erlebnis Wildnis in the Vindelfjällen Nature Reserve. Following the footsteps of Jack London, in a way.

Stories told with names

Many towns, mountains, rivers in Swedish Lapland bear the names given to them by the Sámi people, usually describing their characteristics. When reading a map of Swedish Lapland, knowing the meaning of some Sámi words adds another, fascinating dimension to the landscape.