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Max Wiik

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The magical light of the Midnight sun. I have grown up with it, but I still get amazed by how the days never ends.

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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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Northern lights tour with snowshoes

Snow shoes have been used thousands of years in winter conditions and they really make life easier when the snow cover is thick. Instead of sinking to...

Midnight sun dinner at Aurora Sky Station

The Aurora Sky Station cannot be described with words, you simply must experience it. A mountain world panorama passes around and beneath you, as you ...

Camp Ripan, a Kiruna oasis

When you stay at Camp Ripan you live comfortably, eat well and are close to a wide range of activities year round. Enjoy our chalets with hotel standa...

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....

Day visit to Márkanbáiki, the ancient market place

Easily accessible reconstructed Sámi camp on the old market place in the village of Jukkasjärvi. Grazing reindeer, outdoor exhibitions about Sámi cult...

Ajtté, the Swedish mountain and Sámi museum

Jokkmokk, just north of the arctic circle has been a meeting place for trade, gatherings, festivals and meetings between friends from far and near. Th...

Midnight sun tour on Icelandic horse

You and your guide go by car to the horse farm in Puoltsa, a small village outside the city of Kiruna. You saddle the horses and ride out in the brigh...

Guovssahas northern lights photo tour

You will be taken by a Sámi guide with minibus into the dark polar night outside Kiruna to witness the heavens with the flickering northern light, or ...

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...

Canoeing in the Pearl river nature reserve

Grab a paddle and join us on a canoe tour in one of Swedish Lapland’s unknown wilderness areas. The Pärlälvens (Pearl river) Nature Reserve is one of ...

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