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viveca söderlund

Hairdresser, 43 years old

I would love to share with you an amazing spot in Skellefteå; Falkträskberget. Just a few kilometres from the city center is this perfect getaway where you can explore our nature and culture. Follow one of the trails to the top of the mountain. Have yourself a cozy bonfire and enjoy the breathtaking view over the lake, treetops and our beautiful town. Pure magic and simplicity.

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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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Ráidu, an encounter with reindeer

Meet, greet and feed the reindeer herd that will regard and approach you with curiosity. Have a short reindeer sled drive around a circuit where you c...

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 ...

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...

Snow shoe hike through the wilderness of Sarek and Padjelanta

Experience a winter tour in Sweden, an Arctic winter dream in one of the most remote areas of Swedish Lapland. The landscape in the Far North is of gr...

Essense of Lapland

Meet Eva Gunnare, Essense of Lapland, culture guide, food connoisseur as well as specialist in local wild herbs and berries. On this tour we walk thro...

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...

Tour the Pitea River Valley

A journey with beautiful scenery, wildlife and small villages with many interesting cultural and scenic stops along the way....

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...

Sarek retreat and yoga hike

Sarek retreat yoga hike is a yogic trekking experience in the arctic. Hiking itself is a relaxing mindfulness meditation that really strengthen your m...

Fishing in Laponia World Heritage Site

No needed equipment or previous experience, just a curiosity to try a relaxing experience. With Stora Sjöfallets special permission from the Swedish g...

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