The islands and river valleys

The Swedish Lapland coastline is over 1,500 kilometres with almost 4,000 islands. Four national rivers run through the destination, all the way from the sea to the mountain area. The islands of Swedish Lapland are a year around experience with paddling in the light summer nights during summer and snowmobiling over the frozen sea during winter.

Life at Pine Tree Lodge, Särkimukka

Four kilometres beyond the end of the public road you’ll find the village Särkimukka in the Torne Valley. In the middle of the woods, on a frozen lake, this is home to some ten people and hu...

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    Between two worlds at Kukkolaforsen

    Two villages with the same name on either side of the mighty Torne River. Kukkolaforsen is something very special and in many ways it proves that the Torne Valley is a world of its own, filled with ta...

    Håkan Stenlund
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    Nature
    Beach. Photo by Andy Anderson.

    Beach Life in the Arctic

    Perhaps summer and swimming isn’t what first springs to mind when you think of Swedish Lapland. But, in fact, there are plenty of cool beaches and places to go for a swim – thanks to the inland ice. T...

    Håkan Stenlund
  • Forest life in Svanstein

    Good skiing usually depends on one thing and one thing only: good snow. But good snow has many enemies. Sunshine, temperature and wind can all mess with the fluffiness of snow. It’s best protected by ...

    Håkan Stenlund
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