1 Stone architecture, Sundsvall

Admire the grand avenues of this vibrant northern city, lined with elegant turn-of-the-twentieth-century stone buildings.

2 Högbonden, High Coast

A night in the former lighthouse on this unspoilt island, complete with shore-side sauna, is unbeatable.

3 Elk farm, Bjurholm

Come face to face with the elusive “King of the Forest” at this fascinating farm outside Umeå.

4 Pite Havsbad, Piteå

Northern Sweden’s premier beach resort is renowned for long hours of sunshine and warm waters.

5 Gammelstad, Luleå

Four hundred and fifty gnarled wooden cottages make up Sweden’s most extensive church town, offering an insight into the country’s religious past.

6 Luleå archipelago

Take a boat trip to one of the dozens of pine-clad islands at the very top of the Gulf of Bothnia.

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