Strömsund is literally a gateway to the wilderness. Follow in my footsteps and fold westward to start your adventure into the area of Sweden, most dense with bears per square kilometres. Keep to the Vildmarksvägen road (the Wilderness Road) and make detours to waterfalls, caves, mountain hikes, sami dwellings, marvellous fishing spots and enjoy the […]
Seen from a distance the Sonfjället mountain has the silhouette of a volcano. Beautifully shaped and surrounded by lush greenery. Climb the mountain or hike around it and look for bears, since this area, The Sonfjället National Park of Sweden, has quite a few brown bears. Do not miss the summer grazing farm, shieling, by the […]
The route E45 (European road no 45) actually starts in southern Europe, in Italy, and goes all the way up to Kautokeino on the northern border between Norway and Finland. On it´s way north the route leads through AdventureSweden territory. Beginning in the commercial center Sveg, the southern gateway of Härjedalen it leads up towards […]
The Musk ox was once quite widespread in Scandinavia. More than 30,000 years ago, around the last ice age, they would have been a relatively common sight – wandering across the northern regions of Norway and Sweden alongside wooly rhinoceros and mammoths. The small group in Sweden thrive today much thanks to the care from the […]
If Fäviken were not based in the heart of Jämtland, Magus Nilsson probably could not have turned it into one of the world’s top restaurants. The Ostersund-born chef credits his isolated region for inspiring the creativity that lures visitors from all around the world to sample his legendary cooking.
Reindeer followed in the footsteps of the retreating ice-cap and were among the first to graze the new land. The hollow, air-filled hairs of their coat insulate them against the cold and they have a unique ability to feed off lichen. Reindeer have come to symbolise a life in harmony with nature and as such, […]
With a width of 60 meters across and a height of 38 metres Tännforsen is by far, Sweden’s largest waterfall. Tourists have come here for over 150 years and long before that pilgrims passed on their journey to Trondheim. The melting snows and ice in spring creates the most impressive falls and results in an […]