Explore your Swedish Lapland

Read more on your page and share your travel dreams with your friends.

Continue

Welcome! We’ve made this video just for you
Watch again
Meet a likeminded local – you two have a lot in common!

Per-niila Stålka och Lotta Stoor

Designer duo, 5042 years old

The hiking trails around Talvattis in Jokkmokk är wonderful – and as a bonus you can take a look at The Mountain Botanical Garden, which is so beautiful, peaceful and interesting. We don’t leave Jokkmokk unless we have to.

What others love about Swedish Lapland
  • 1

    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.

  • 2

    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.

  • 3

    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.

  • 4

    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.

  • 5

    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.

Plan and book your stay in Swedish Lapland

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tour the Pitea River Valley

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

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 ...

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...

Save or share your travel dreams
https://www.swedishlapland.com/wp-content/themes/default/img/tripgenerator/generic-share-en.jpgWhat kind of adventure would you choose?Tell us how you like to travel and we’ll give you a personalized introduction.I wonder what your Swedish Lapland adventure would look like?Get a personalized introduction and tips from a likeminded local.