1 Vildmarksvägen

By bus or your own car, the Wilderness Way really lives up to its name offering a taste of nature in the raw and some great Sámi sites, too.

2 Lappstaden, Arvidsjaur

The square timber huts and cabins at this Sámi church town offer an insight into the life of Sweden’s indigenous people.

3 The Arctic Circle, Jokkmokk

Crossing the magic line gives real sense of achievement and here’s undoubtedly the best place to see the midnight sun.

4 Icehotel, Jukkasjärvi

Spend a night in a thermal sleeping bag in this awe-inspiring hotel constructed from snow and ice, where the interior temperature hovers at a chilly -5°C.

5 Kungsleden trail

Don your hiking boots and discover Sweden’s longest trail which winds its way through some of the most haunting scenery the north has to offer.

6 Northern lights, Abisko

Witness one of the most breathtaking sights in the world in the far north of Swedish Lapland.

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