• 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 the world-famous trail Kungsleden. I Sorsele...

  • Swedish Lapland

    Swedish Lapland is Sweden’s northernmost destination, spanning from Skellefteå in the south to Kiruna in the north. Read more here.

  • Övertorneå

    Jump across the Arctic Circle, marvel at the majestic Torne River that runs on the border between Sweden and Finland, and pluck sun ripe berries in the lush forest. Övertorneå is filled with nature experiences and abundant wildlife. Atop Luppioberget you have a vast view of Torne River, Finland, and the woodlands, and if you...

  • Överkalix

    Överkalix is a place of rich soils with rivers and creeks breaking up the landscape into islands, islets, and headlands. Get a breathtaking view over it all from Storlappberget where you also can ski downhill in the winter. Take part in the rockabilly culture and admire beautiful vintage cars at the annual cruising festival around...

  • Älvsbyn

    Softly nestled between forested mountains next to the river, Älvsbyn is, not without reason, called Norrbotten’s gem; this originated in an analogy between Älvsbyn’s top-down view and a gemstone, with the glittering azure strip on one edge encased by high and steep mountains. It’s also home to Storforsen. With an average flow of 250 m3/s,...

  • Skellefteå

    Skellefteå is the southern entry into Swedish Lapland. Half the population inhabits the countryside – next door to wild salmon rivers, hundreds of lakes, dense forests and miles and miles of coastline. The other half dwell in a modern city, a seamless transition from urban to rural defining the good life in the subarctic –...

  • Piteå

    In the eastern parts of Swedish Lapland, you will find the glistening gem, Piteå. Piteå is a place of contrasts, the archipelago, sea, rivers, forests, and an amazing countryside. Sweden’s highest water temperatures are often recorded at Pite Havsbad on the “Swedish Riviera” – hard to believe if you heard the ice crunching against the...

  • Pajala

    Pajala is a paradise for fishers. Here you can catch trout, grayling and salmon in many of the lakes and watercourses. Visit Tärendö River, the second-largest bifurcation in the world, or enjoy the freedom to roam in the beautiful nature. Pajala is also a cultural centre in the Torne Valley region, with a vibrant theatre...

  • Luleå

    Luleå is the largest city in Swedish Lapland. Here you will find shopping, entertainment, nightlife, and a wide array of White Guide listed restaurants located close to the world’s largest brackish water archipelago with 1,312 islands, rivers and vast forestland. Experience our seasonal contrasts – from snow, cold temperatures and a frozen sea in winter...

  • Kalix

    Where the river meets the sea lays the small town of Kalix. Explore the archipelago and savour the famous Kalix Löjrom — the Caviar of Kalix — a prized delicacy that is healthy both for you and our nature, which is served at special occasions such as the Nobel banquet, royal weddings, and other celebrations....

  • Jokkmokk

    Jokkmokk is a natural meeting place for Sámi people from all over Sápmi. Since 1605 – for more than four hundred years – the colourful Jokkmokk market has been celebrated annually, starting on the first Thursday in February. This warm celebration features cultural activities and amazing culinary experiences right in the coldest midwinter weather. The...

  • HaparandaTornio

    The sister cities Haparanda and Tornio, on each side of Torne River, one in Sweden and one in Finland and in two different time zones are a historical trading site. It is still a place of trade and shopping, with the world’s northernmost IKEA and a shopping mall situated right on the border. The locals...

  • Gällivare

    Gällivare is a small Arctic town 100 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. The winter season begins as early as November and lasts as long as until May. Winter in Gällivare is long and glorious, with great opportunities to see the northern lights. In the summer, the midnight sun invites to adventures day and night...

  • 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 lovely natural playground with engaging activities for the whole family. Not...

  • Arvidsjaur

    Arvidsjaur is a beautiful small town of 4,500 people in the middle of Swedish Lapland with direct connections to several German airports in winter. Arvidsjaur hosts world-class snowmobiling, driving on ice and cross country skiing, as well as Sweden’s best arctic char fishing. With an abundance of great nature activities and hiking in summer. This...

  • Arjeplog

    The Silver Museum, with its Sámi silver collection, is an excellent start to a journey through the history spanning from hunter-gatherer traditions via Sámi culture to the high-tech car industry proving grounds of modern Arjeplog. The mountainous archipelago is spacious enough to fit outdoor activities of all kinds, without ever compromising the silence of the...

  • Kiruna

    Kiruna is a small mining town located smack centre of the Aurora oval. Home to Abisko National Park, Sweden’s highest mountain Kebnekaise and the ski resorts Björkliden and Riksgränsen, and the original Icehotel in the small village of Jukkasjärvi, by the Torne River. The name means “meeting place” in Sámi. Kiruna is also a town...