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 […]
When Östersund’s Football Club (ÖFK) met Galatasaray in the Europe League 2017 the beloved provincial anthem of Jämtland was performed. Just like always when Östersund Football Club plays a match. Local supporter Elisabeth Rolandsson, who works as a guard during the matches, felt it was a shame that large parts of the audience did not understand the […]
On the border between the swedish provinces Dalarna and Härjedalen lies the idyllic mountain village of Lofsdalen. The name of the village was once “Lovsjungaredalen” (the valley of praise). A place which attracted settlers thanks to the beautiful location and good hunting and fishing possibilities. Today it is the mountain Hovärken with its ski slopes […]
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 […]
At the family Wikner´s in the village Persåsen sustainability, art, handicraft and recreation are self written following the rhythm of the seasons in nature´s eternal cycle. The wood shop and the entire Visitor Center has in various ways acquired character and atmosphere from the surrounding area, the beautiful landscape around lake Storsjön – Storsjöbygden.