This is Swedish Lapland

Your Arctic Destination

Swedish Lapland is the rolling hills and the roaring rivers. The vast woodlands and rural romance. But foremost, from the mountains to the sea, it is the perfect place for an adventure.

An original Swedish Lapland story

The King of all trails

This is Sápmi, a slowly changing cultural land. The 450-kilometre long trail will take you through the Laponia World Heritage, four national parks and the headwaters of Sweden’s four remaining national rivers. This is the most beautiful hike up north, covering some vast and wild land.

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The king of all trails

5 months ago

Kungsleden, the King of trails, runs from Hemavan to Abisko in the Swedish mountains. On its way it passes the summer grounds of fifteen “samebyar”, organized through the reindeer husbandry act. This is Sápmi, a slowly changing cultural land, so always show respect and care for the reindeer - especially the little calves. The 450 kilometer long trail will take you through the Vindelfjällen nature reserve, the Laponia World Heritage, four National parks and the head waters of Sweden’s four remaining National rivers. This is the most beautiful hike up north, covering some vast and wild land.

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— Swedish Lapland TV —

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poster, emil åreng, the drinkable country
poster, the edible country, huuva hideaway
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— The Arctic way of life —

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SOAK UP THE SUN

The midnight light

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Take
a bite

— FLY FISHING —

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A Swedish Lapland story

THE WOODS

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— EXPLORE SWEDISH LAPLAND —

THE NORTHERN LIGHTS

Not only is Abisko, Swedish Lapland, within the Aurora oval but the surrounding mountains also keep the skies clear and there's barely any light pollution. This is probably the world's best place for the Aurora Borealis.

A TASTE OF
THE ARCTIC

We keep honestly prepared food from local produce close to heart. That comes quite naturally since nature’s pureness, and lots of great ingredients surround us. Taste all the goodness of nature that has over centuries adapted to life in our arctic environment.

SUMMER IN
THE ARCTIC

In summer, above the Arctic Circle, the sun doesn't set – a phenomenon known as the midnight sun. Depending on where you are in Swedish Lapland, you can experience it from May to July. The further north you go, the shorter the nights. The best thing about it? You can do whatever you want at any time!

ARCTIC
LIFESTYLE

The everyday arctic lifestyle is deeply rooted in nature. We live our lives under the northern lights and the midnight sun, amid hail and black flies, wet snow and intense sunlight. We dry our meat in the spring, smoke our fish in the summer and boil our coffee over an open fire all year round.

ICONIC
PLACES

There are some things in life that you just have to do – and some places you just have to visit. Like the world's best place for northern lights, or spending the night at the original ICEHOTEL Make it happen sooner rather than later.

FLY FISHING
HEAVEN

Four national rivers and countless tributaries and thousands of streams from mountains to coast, more than 30,000 lakes and a coastline of over 1,500 kilometres – this is fly fishing heaven. And Swedish Lapland has room for a few more fishers.

ARCTIC
WELLNESS

From the woods to the town, from the sauna to the spa, from great food and treatments to the stillness of the night. The north offers the perfect escape for feeling well.

LET'S GO
HIKING

You can hike overlooking the sea or Sweden's highest mountaintops. It can be a hike to the cloudberry marshes or along a winding forest trail – when the silence, the lack of cell phone coverage and the breathtaking views hit you.

CLOSE
TO NATURE

It has always been said a walk in the woods and a breath of fresh air can do wonders. Maybe that’s why we love spending time in nature. And with midnight sun in summer, northern lights in winter and sparkling colours in Autumn, it’s wonderful all year round.

THE LOVE
FOR SKIING

Yes, that is what we do here in Swedish Lapland. We ski. From late autumn to mid-summer, under the northern lights and the midnight sun. It's a love affair from the moment we get our first skis at an early age.

WINTER IN
THE ARCTIC

In Swedish Lapland, we embrace the winter months – and you will too. What’s not to love about dramatic winter landscapes, crystal clear-evenings and stunning northern lights dancing across the sky? And then all the things you can do!

ALONG
THE ROAD

Through midnight sun and endless roads. From the magic mountains in the west, deep into the woodlands and all the way to the islands in the east. This is your adventure along the roads of Swedish Lapland.

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THE LAND OF THE SÁMI

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— THE ARCTIC DESTINATION —

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Meet the locals

The great race of mercy

In Junosuando, a village located on the Arctic Circle in Swedish Lapland, there's a statue of Leonhard Seppala. He's one of the world's most famous mushers. This is the story about Leonhard himself, his dog Togo, and what became known as "The Great R...

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200 words for snow

Snow is something more than frozen water to the Sámi people. It's a way of expressing the foundation of their existence – the migration of the reindee...

The master’s playground

Kristoffer Turdell from Gällivare is a champion of Freeride World Tour, the World Championship of Extreme skiing. His scene may be all the mountains i...

Driving on ice

On lake Uddjaur in Arjeplog, is where you'll find one of the coolest driving schools in the world: Lapland Ice Driving. How it came to be is a cold an...

— The northern lights —

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A SWEDISH LAPLAND STORY

Architectural dreams

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