Take any event calendar of the Swedish Region Jämtland Härjedalen and you will have difficulties to find days with nothing happening. This region is more than lakes, forests and mountains, the evidence is there in lists of summer events. Sweaty multisport activities and events with hunting and outdoor themes, but also cultural events attract long-distance […]
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 […]
Trumvallen is an old summer farm, a shieling, just a few kilometers from the Vemdalen Ski Area. The summer farm is a group of sun kissed log houses in different shades of grey with the beautiful backdrop of the Härjedalen mountains and pine forests. One of the houses holds a ranch where you can go […]
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 […]
Jämtland Härjedalen in Sweden is very bike-friendly with well-developed cycling trails in several of the destinations. Discover family tours both in the countryside and on mountain trails or try more challenging routes downhill mount Åreskutan, Lofsdalen or the Frösö mountain in Östersund. This guide lets you in on the fast lane to the best biking of […]
Many old log houses in Härjedalen have particularly beautiful vestibules. You can spot architectural influences from different building styles of the fine world. Make a tour based on the “barfreds” of Härjedalen and you will get an insight in yesterday´s ideals and how a vestibule could be used to make a statement.