Rödberget in Boden

Boden

Is a small-town with a long history of integration with different Swedish cultures. People from all over Sweden moved here to work in the Swedish Army or by the railway. Boden’s two river valleys give the area its character and offer a nice natural playground, with attractive activities for the whole family. The world-renowned Treehotel you will find here, in the Lule River Valley.

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Simple tips for shooting autumn colours

Many think autumn is the most beautiful time of year in Swedish Lapland. It's as if Earth itself grants a generous firework display of colour before the winter sleep settles over the Arctic landscape. And it's easy to capture the show with a camera on standby. These are five simple tips for capturing autumn in a photo.

Take a little piece of Swedish Lapland home with you

Are you en route to Swedish Lapland, wondering what souvenirs to shop for? We've listed some helpful tips for you.

Welcome, the forest is yours!

It is really true that anyone can walk around the forests and beaches of Swedish Lapland? Pick berries and pitch a tent anywhere? Yep, that's exactly what it's like in the democratic forest.

Outdoor fika for all

That Swedes have their fika (coffee and a snack), and that they drink lots of coffee, are well-known facts. But what's the thing about having it outdoors? What's the deal with boiled coffee?

Treehotel launches 7th Room: A magical retreat by Snøhetta

Treehotel welcomes their first guests to the 7th and latest room among the tree tops. What begun with a viewing of a film about a small tree house, has now become one of the coolest hotels in the world.

Northern lights over the Islands of Swedish Lapland

When to see the northern lights in Swedish Lapland

Shimmery and magical. The dance of the Northern Lights are a spectacular sight that we frequently enjoy in Swedish Lapland. Viewing the Aurora Borealis is both a jaw-dropping and mystical experience. But what time of year is the best time to see them?

Gastronomic cooking at Sörbyn

Gastronomic Cooking at Sörbyn Lodge

A nervously excited group is greeted in the lobby at Sörby Lodge. We're about to cook. Not just any kind of food either, real gastronomic gems. We will be doing it ourselves, coached by the restaurant's chef, Magnus Fägerman.

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.

Experience the culture of the Forest Sami

When going to visit Årstidsfolket, a destination offering Sami experiences, you will travel along winding roads through miles and miles of forest. Here, you will cross the line between past and present, old growth forests meet newly felled ones and old Forest Sami myths and traditions meet with Swedish society.

Aurora Borealis: A Meeting of Gods

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

13 ways of loving the midnight light

The season with the midnight light is around 100 days long. You play golf in the middle of the night, you take a swim when you feel like it and those who have never experienced the midnight light before wonder how they'll ever manage to sleep. But then you make your mind up not to worry about sleep and decide it's time for further adventures. Even more summer.

Bear spotting in the land of the midnight sun

The mist swathes its thin veil, soon to be dissolved by sunlight, around the towering pines in the Swedish Lapland summer night. We are waiting for the bears, inside a warm, safe and mosquito-free hide, in the forestland of Swedish Lapland.

Treehotel, the perfect holiday hideaway

Treehotel opens up yet another room and starts serving locally produced gourmet food amongst the treetops. But still it's just like going back into mom’s house and enjoying a home-cooked meal after playing in a treehouse all day, this is the childhood fantasy that we all dream of.

White Water Rafting in Swedish Lapland

In the springtime, the water level in the forestland rivers of Swedish Lapland is perfect for white water rafting. The mountain area rivers follow a few weeks later. Experience a wet and adrenaline-filled adventure that will make you laugh and scream.

Childish fun in Boden

In summer campsites and beaches in Boden fill up with sun-seeking holiday makers, young and old. What is it that attracts so many people from near and far?