Kiruna is known for  the Northern Lights and the Jukkasjarvi Icehotel Kiruna Church is one of Sweden`s largest wooden buildings Jukkasjärvi Ice Hotel is an unique experience you find in Lapland The Northern Lights in Swedish Lapland are a phenomen that amazes and seduces Dog sledding is a must-try attraction in winter in Lapland

Kiruna in Lapland

Visit Kiruna the most northerly town in Sweden, famous for the Jukkasjarvi Icehotel.

The landscape around Kiruna is beautiful, changing from crystal clear lakes and streaming rivers, to rugged mountains.


The local Sami people

Are you interested in local traditions, culture and history, Kiruna offers a unique experience. The Sami people, the northernmost indigenous people of Europe, still lives here. Take part in the Sami traditions, activities and learn about their languages, culture and customs that differ from the societies around them.


Stay at an ice hotel in Kiruna

Kiruna is known as one of the most attractive Northern Lights destinations in the Nordic countries, and during the Northern Light season, you will find the tourist arriving from all over the world to explore the unique lights.

The highlight of Kiruna is the ice hotel, where you can sleep on ice bed wearing warm reindeer skins throughout the Winter. Kiruna has the world`s largest underground iron-ore-mine, in which people now have the possibility to visit the LKAB Visitor Centre.

For fishing fans, Kiruna is a highlight because of the freely streaming rivers and 6200 lakes. Try your luck in Lake Luossajarvi in the city centre or why not experience ice fishing on a winter day for the first time.

What about go downhill skiing under the Midnight Sun or go dogsledding in the polar night. If you are into climbing, Kiruna has a very attractive and exciting challenge for you, climb Kebnekaise, the highest mountain in Sweden.

Whenever you visit Kiruna in the Summer or Winter, you will never be bored. Local tour operators offer all kind of activities and adventures.
 

Travel to Kiruna

Travelling to Kiruna is quite easy though it`s far up north in Sweden.

By plane:

You can fly to Kiruna from Stockholm in 90 minutes. Every day all year round there are usually 2-3 direct flights from the international airport in Stockholm, Arlanda as with SAS and Norwegian airlines. 

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Arctic Inspiration

Northern Lights

Northern Lights

A Northern Light experience is on the top of many travellers wishlist.

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Midnight Sun

Midnight Sun

The Midnight Sun is visible around 24 hours a day above the Arctic Circle in Northern Sweden,

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Aurora Sky Station

Aurora Sky Station

Visit one of the best places in the world to experience the Northern Light in the Abisko National Park in Sweden.

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Abisko National Park

Abisko National Park

Experience the wilderness of Swedish Lapland in Abisko National Park.

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Kebnekaise

Kebnekaise

Sweden's highest mountain Kebnekaise is located nearby Kiruna in northern Sweden.

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Kungsleden Trail

Kungsleden Trail

The famous hiking trail is located a hundred miles inside the Arctic Circle.

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The Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle is the outermost circle of latitude counted from the North Pole at which the sun does not set at the summer solstice. This phenomenon is called the Midnight Sun, the polar day or the polar summer.

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Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

Sweden is famous for a tremendeous nature with a lot of exciting activities

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The Sámi People in Sweden

The Sámi People in Sweden

The land of the Sami called Sápmi in their language, spans from the Arctic Sweden to Norway, Finland and Russia.

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Kiruna in Lapland



Northern Light-Abisko

Swedish Lapland

Swedish Lapland

A less populated destination with the most magnificent nature. An eldorado for adventure lovers.

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ICEHOTEL Jukkasjärvi

ICEHOTEL Jukkasjärvi

In Jukkasjärvi, a tiny little town 200 km north of the Arctic Circle, you will find the iconic ICEHOTEL.

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Kiruna Airport

Kiruna Airport

Kiruna airport is located far north of the arctic circle and it is the northernmost airport of Sweden.

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Sarek National Park

Sarek National Park

Sarek National Park gives visitors an opportunity to set foot on virgin land and learn more about Sweden.

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