Outdoor news from Sweden

If you like to be outdoors in Sweden, you will here find news about events, competitions, destinations, tour operators, and all kinds of outdoor adventures.

Åre 2017/2018: What's new in the alpine capital of Scandinavia

Åre 2017/2018: What’s new in the alpine capital of Scandinavia

Åre is the alpine capital of Scandinavia, a Swedish mountain gem with an international atmosphere. The train stops in the middle of the village...
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Visit Arctic Europe: Swedish Lapland, Finnish Lapland and Northern Norway

Swedish Lapland, Finnish Lapland and Northern Norway cooperate in an EU-funded project to promote travel to the arctic parts of Northern Europe. The project...
Mora and Sälen in Dalarna: Vasaloppsarenan opens for skiing

Mora and Sälen in Dalarna: The Vasaloppsarena opens for skiing

Thanks to saved snow from last winter, the Vasaloppsarena in Mora, Dalarna opens for cross-country skiing tomorrow evening, November 9. The whole weekend will...
Early winter season in the Swedish mountains: Ramundberget and Grönklitt

Early winter season in the Swedish mountains: Ramundberget and Grönklitt

More and more ski resorts in Sweden store snow for the next season. Thus they are able to open very early. Two of these...
Relaxed journey from Stockholm to Sälen by train and bus - travel time only 6 hours

Convenient journey from Stockholm to Sälen by train and bus – travel time only 6 hours

During the winter season - from December 13, 2016 to April 23, 2017 - trains will go daily from Stockholm to Mora with connecting...
Gothenburg: A November day in the Lake District

Gothenburg: A sunny November day in the Lake District

We have spent the first Sunday in Advent in Härryda, south of Gothenburg. As you can see, the weather was just perfect today. Lots...
Säfsen Alpin in Dalarna, photo Richard Ström

Dalarna as a winter destination

Dalarna in central Sweden offers unique snow adventures with endless white landscapes and Swedish red houses: The beauty of the Swedish winter hits you...
Åre is Sweden's best ski resort 2015

Here are Sweden’s best alpine ski resorts

11 major resorts from Värmland to Lapland, with map. Sweden has a long alpine season. Depending on weather conditions, downhill slopes in central and northern...
Västgötaloppet, Ulricehamn

Ulricehamn in West Sweden to host the World Cup in cross-country skiing in 2017

For the first time ever and over the weekend of 21-22 January, Ulricehamn will host the World Cup in cross country skiing in 2017....
Swedish downhill season 2016/17 starts early, November 18

Swedish downhill ski season 2016/17 starts early, on November 18

The ski resorts Idre Fjäll and Sälen in northern Dalarna and Åre in Jämtland have announced that they will open up their slopes to...
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“The Luleå Way” – All the films

Luleå in northern Sweden has produced a series of image films, really fancy commercials. The series uses the hashtag #theluleaway. A film about winter...
National Park Lake Åsnen

Funding granted for the planned new Lake Åsnen National Park in Småland

Today it was announced that funding has been granted for a three-year project that aims to develop the Lake Åsnen region. As part of...
Åre Bike Festival

Åre Bike Festival, Northern Europe’s largest bike festival

From July 6 to 10, the largest bike festival of Northern Europe is back for its seventh year. All in all, there will be...
Trail running in Jämtland

From summit hikes to midnight fishing – 5 Swedish adventures to add to your summer bucket list

The Swedish mountains in Jämtland and Härjedalen hold gems still to be discovered: summit hikes around glaciers trail running in areas where the latest...
Hiking in Skåne: The Söderåsen ridge

Europe’s biggest hiking event, Eurorando comes to Skåne

Between the 10th and 17th of September 7,000 hikers from across Europe are expected to come to Skåne in southern Sweden to participate in...
Ringenäs Golfhotell in Halmstad, Halland

“Swedish Golf” magazine: Halmstad is Sweden’s best golf city 2016

A jury of experts voted Halmstad "Sweden's best golf city" in 2000. Since then, golfing in Halmstad has continued to develop. Now the readers of Swedish...
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The Wilderness Road Strömsund – Stekenjokk – Vilhelmina opens June 4

The Wilderness Road is a popular road in Northern Sweden. Parts of the road are closed during winter and spring because they are blocked by...
pike fishing in Sweden

Pike fishing in Sweden with a new record

It took 17 long years but it sure was worth the wait. On April 1 (it's no joke) the experienced angler Fredrik Johansson smashed...
Rock carvings in Bohuslän: Vitlycke Museum

Rock carvings in Bohuslän: Vitlycke Museum is open every day during summer

At Tanum in northern Bohuslän people from the Bronze Age carved thousands of images into the smooth rocks. These images and stories are so...
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This video takes you to the top and bottom of Lapland

In this video Martin visits four top sights in Lapland, Sweden's northernmost province: The road ends in Nikkaluokta, but it's also the start of a...

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