Welcome to Swedish Lapland
A less populated destination with the most magnificent nature. An eldorado for adventure lovers.
The northern part of Sweden is named Swedish Lapland, at here everything you do, feel, smell and eat is associated with the local natural scenery. Forget about the busy life, annoying noise and agreements. Here, time stands still.
Northern Lights & Midnight Sun
Seasonally between September and March, you can explore the fantastic phenomenon called The Northern Light, with flutter coloured lights observed in the sky. It is recommendable to discover this from the Abisko Mountain Station.
Swedish Lapland also creates special light scenery through the summer. The famous Midnight Sun between May 27-July 18. For notice, above the Arctic Circle, The Midnight Sun is visible 24 hours a day.
Sami people - the local community
The most Northern town is the town Kiruna also called the Capital of Swedish Lapland. A very recommended destination itself, but also the key destination for visitors, which related to the infrastructure, begins their Swedish Lapland adventures here. Kiruna is surrounded by a fantastic nature and the world-famous for Jukkasjärvi Icehotel but offers a lot of other adventures throughout the year.
A way to learn about the local community, history, culture and traditions is absolute to enjoy and visit the Sami people. They are the only indigenous people of Nordic countries, recognised and protected under the international conventions of indigenous peoples. It can be an exciting experience to see, how they live, and the way they keep up their traditions. A good tip, take a reindeer ride in Jokkmokk with the local Sammies or enjoy a prepared s Sami meal by the fire.
Great National Parks to Visit
Swedish Lapland, surrounded by nature wilderness beauty, can be experienced by visiting the great national parks. If you are looking for a perfect hiking adventure, take a guided tour through the Kungsleden Trail in the beautiful National Park of Abisko.
The Sarek National Park is by size Sweden`s biggest park with it`s 2,000 square kilometres of high alpine peaks, valleys and foaming rivers. It is also known to be the place to be far away from everything, united with the natural wilderness.
Amazing train ride Inlandsbanan
If you want a little more leisurely way to experience nature in Swedish Lapland, then hop on the famous local train Inlandsbanan, and get a breathtaking tour through the beautiful, amazing natural wildlife. Get off in one of the historic local villages, get a glimpse of the local civilisation, food and culture, and end your tour at the Arctic Circle for some photos. The Innenlandbanan starts in Kristinehamn and ends in Gällivare.
All over in Swedish Lapland, the destinations offers a lot of adventures to discover the unique nature. Of course, the season decides what kind of adventures which relevant. Some of the highlight adventures are skiing, snowmobiling, reindeer trekking, husky tours in the Winter. In the summer adventures like fishing, canoeing, hiking and biking are popular. Even a stay can be an adventure, just to mention The Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi close to Kiruna or The Tree Hotel in Harads.
Fly to the north
The easiest way to reach Northern Sweden`s beautiful nature are Kiruna in the north, or the university town of Umeå also awarded “Culture town of Europe 2014”. From here you will find daily flights arrive from Stockholm or Gothenburg.