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.

Stories along the way
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    Nature

    The midnight light

    If it's your first time visiting Swedish Lapland during the summer, you'll notice that it never gets dark. You have entered the world of the midnight sun, and if you're not used to it, it's an extraordinary experience. But beware, it might affect your sleep quality.

    David Björkén
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    Food

    Road trip for the hungry

    A road trip is simply a way of discovering things you've never seen before. If you give yourself the chance, you might also come across flavours you've never experienced before.

    Håkan Stenlund
  • Salmontrippin’

    A tanked-up car, tough rod holders and a few intensely driven salmon fishers as company is a great start if you're going to do some serious salmontrippin' in Swedish Lapland. This is the story of three high-pitched days in four wild salmon rivers in what sometimes is referred to as Europe's last wilderness.

    Ted Logart

AN ARCTIC ROAD TRIP

Three devoted outdoor enthusiasts give their view on summer in the arctic and road tripping in Swedish Lapland.

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Checkpoints

CAMP LIKE A NORTHENER

People up north, both young and old, have a thing for sandy beaches, sunshine and compact living at camp sites. At least for some weeks every summer. Wanna camp like a northerner? This is where to do it.

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  • An autumn hike in Abisko

    Autumn… It can be really boring… and dreary… and just… just wonderful! Autumn is so immediate; it makes its first appearance after a chilly night and then moves on at full speed. Its colours and clear air must be experienced in the same immediate way: right now!

    Maria Sirviö
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    Nature

    The national parks

    National parks are areas featuring a certain type of landscape, protected to preserve their natural condition. It's about creating opportunities to experience nature. Swedish Lapland has the most, the oldest and the largest national parks in Sweden.

    Håkan Stenlund
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    Places

    Between two worlds

    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 tastes and experiences.

    Håkan Stenlund
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    Nature

    The midnight sun

    The Midnight Sun. The feeling of never having to face tomorrow, just keep having fun and enjoy the never-ending day, is absolutely wonderful. But. Those who depend on their beauty sleep will face certain challenges.

    Maria Broberg

THE TOWNS

Swedish Lapland is not entirely about the great wide open. You can rest a sure that the towns of Swedish Lapland are modern and vibrant, offering great services and beautiful city vibes.

The towns
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    Culture

    Visut – a story of the reindeer

    Our home, Swedish Lapland, has been formed by the Ice Age, the seasons and the reindeer. And we, too, have lived our lives in the shadow of the forces of nature.

    Håkan Stenlund
  • Fishing philosophy

    If a fish, or a catch, is to be a story, the fish has to be out of the ordinary, preferably bordering on dangerous. And if the story is to become a classic, the fish should be as big as a whale or the...

    Håkan Stenlund
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    Culture

    Gammelstad – a world heritage full of life

    In Swedish Lapland you will have the opportunity to discover three World Heritage Sites. They include the Laponia Area spanning four National Parks and two nature reserves, the Struve Geodetic Arc in Jupukka Nature Reserve in Tornedalen – and the Church Village of Gammelstad outside of Luleå.

    Ella Jonsson
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