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Carola Fallgren

Traveller, 42 years old

I think you should taste the wild berries of Swedish Lapland! Early in the autumn there are blueberries and lingonberries almost anywhere in the woods. And it’s for free! Then you can make a really good jam or lemonade. Welcome to Swedish Lapland!

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    Aurora Sky Station, the world’s best place to see the northern lights

    Abisko National Park in Swedish Lapland offers perhaps some of the best conditions in the world for Northern Lights. The surrounding mountains keep the skies almost clear and the light pollution is next to nothing. No wonder Lonely Planet dubbed Abisko the world’s most illuminating experience of 2015.

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    Jokkmokk Winter Market with a taste of history and culture

    Since 1605, for over 400 years, Jokkmokk’s wonderful Winter Market has been held annually beginning on the first Thursday in February. Attracting tens of thousands of visitors from around the world, the market remains the foremost meeting place for Sámi peoples across the entire Sápmi region.

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    Explore the frozen sea

    It was with some trepidation that I joined my first snowmobile tour into what looked like a frozen alien landscape. A place where no sensible person should tread. Sounds dangerous? Let me explain, I am a sailor. Happiest with a full main and perfectly trimmed genoa and standing on a heaving timber deck. Preferably somewhere tropical.

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    The king of all hiking trails

    King’s Trail or Kungsleden, is Sweden’s longest and most famous trail and mostly frequented during summer. But it’s an equally exciting adventure by skis during winter. Göran Wallin, keen outdoor enthusiasts, gives us the insides to this great trail through the mountains of Swedish Lapland.

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    ICEHOTEL, the frozen icon

    ICEHOTEL has been reincarnated in a new rendition every winter for the last 27 seasons and there’s more to come. First, let’s take a walk down memory lane to find out how this frozen art project came about.

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ICEHOTEL

ICEHOTEL is an annual art symposium and the world’s first and largest hotel made from ice and snow. It is located 200 km north of the Arctic Circle, i...

Photography workshop with Fredrik Broman

Fredrik Broman has been a nature photography entrepreneur for 20 years. His home base is in Lassbyn, Råne River Valley, where he has created the Auror...

Cross country skiing in Sörbyn

Snowmobile transfer in sled to the beautiful forest area at Råne river valley. They equip you with thermal equipment and cross country skis. You make ...

Biergo, with a taste of Swedish Lapland

The year of the reindeer – a Sami story and tasting experience. You are invited to listen to a story told by a Sami, where you will learn about the Sa...

Laponia cruises

Laponia offers cruises with a spectacular view of the sea no matter where you are seated. You can also feel the breeze in your hair on the sun decks....

Treehotel

The Treehotel offers you a unique hotel experience: six rooms with contemporary design in the middle of unspoiled nature. Here you can forget about th...

Landscape photography course

Abisko National Park is one of the most beautiful and accessible Arctic wildernesses in Lapland. And Lights Over Lapland are delighted to offer one to...

Ice climbing in Abisko

Ice climbing is considered as one of the most exciting forms of climbing. Tied into the rope, guided by the instructor, the ice axes and crampons beco...

Sápmi Nature Camp

Sápmi Nature is a Sámi owned and operated nature-based tented camp close to Laponia World Heritage Area. The camp is located outside of Gällivare duri...

Klubbviken, an island getaway

Sandön is the largest island in the Luleå archipelago, consisting of over 1300 islands, located in the inner part of the archipelago where Luleå River...

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