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The still summer river under the midnight sun. You can see the Trout catching mosquitos just above the surface, the fire is cracking and you smell the aroma from the coffee pot boiling over the open fire. A place far away from the city pulse. A place to be quiet.

What others love about 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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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...

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 ...

Reindeer Lodge at Nutti Sámi Siida

Scenic and cozy cabin accommodation in Sámi design nestled in the taiga forest and at the shores of Torne River in the great outdoors of Swedish Lapla...

Arctic fox hike in Sápmi

Join a wildlife safari into Vindelfjällen nature reserve in Sápmi, one of Europe’s largest protected areas and a classic habitat for the arctic fox....

Tour the Pitea River Valley

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

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...

Kraja – a place to long for

Kraja is a Sámi word meaning – A place to long for. Here you will find a tavern with hotel rooms, cabins and camping. A restaurant with a stunning lak...

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...

Snowmobile forest tour

The favourite winter-past time of the locals, a snowmobile excursion through snow-covered forests. The tour goes to some beautiful places with great v...

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