5 day tour – The Heritage, Jokkmokk Winter Market

5 day tour – The Heritage, Jokkmokk Winter Market

Seasons to visit:

Winter

Photo: Carl-Johan Utsi
Photo: Carl-Johan Utsi
Photo: Carl-Johan Utsi
Photo: Carl-Johan Utsi
Photo: Carl-Johan Utsi

Arriving at Jokkmokk Winter Market where the gates to the 400-year-old tradition are opened, you’ll find yourself in the midst of Sami culture.

Meet the people of Sápmi, see their unique handicrafts of silver, tin, other metalwork and all kinds of reindeer products. Cultural events such as theatre, reindeer racing fill the market and make the visit a unique experience.

The contrast of the modern city Luleå and Gammelstad Church Town where its story began – the world’s most extensive and best preserved church town, is fascinating.

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Jokkmokk Winter Market. And the story continues

During winter 2016 Jokkmokk winter market were held for the 411th year running. Apart from world-class Sami art, culture and handicraft, visitors are normally greeted by proper, cold winter weathe...