Attractions of Swedish Lapland - Northern Sweden
Let's learn more about Swedish Lapland region and all of its secrets: the Sami people, dog sledge tour, delicacy souvas, the Northern Lights, Icehotel, King's Trail, arctic cities of Lilea and Kiruna and much more. This place is undoubtedly worth visiting. This place is a land of 8 seasons, incredible wonders of nature, the last major outposts of civilization, the Sami people's traditions and fantastic landscape.
The Abisko National Park is located in very north part of Sweden. This location lets observe the stunning natural phenomena: the Northern Lights and the Midnight Sun. There is located the Aurora Sky Station – special-built for viewing this fantastic light show which is incomparable to anything in this world. The Midnight Sun can be admired during the height of summer when daylight is 24/7.
Pristine nature let spend leisure time actively in many ways. Crystal clear waters of the rivers of Skelleftea give chance to try hand at fly-fishing. Funs of biking, conoeing or rock-climbing have to visit the surroundings of the city of Umea. Mountain-lovers can also find something of interest to them. Mountain resorts such as Abisko, Björkliden and Riksgränse are perfect starting points for a real journey to Swedish mountains. Winter is a perfect time for skiers. Moreover, visitors can experience other activities such as snowmobiling, dog sledding, reindeer rides or icebreaker tours.
Swedish Lapland is a home for indigenous people of this part of Europe – the Sami people. Visitors can learn more about their culture and habits as well as admire wonderful works of Sami handicraft which are made from traditional and natural materials such as reindeer horn – mainly knives or cups, or birch roots – bags, baskets.
One of the greatest attractions of Swedish Lapland is Ice Hotel. This unique ice structure melts every spring and it is built every winter from snow and ice blocks from the frozen Torne River. Guests can choose between cold and warm rooms, relax in a special ice bar, take part in many activities like ice sculpting, arctic wildlife safari, sauna and much more. Visiting Swedish Lapland is a remarkable journey.