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. Both summer and winter.

Vasaloppet new medals 2020

Vasaloppet 2020: Calendar of events for Winter Week and Summer Week – New: Everyone receives a medal

Getting a medal after finishing is an important symbol for many race participants. Vasaloppet has previously only awarded medals in certain races but Vasaloppet...
Åre, the alpine capital of Scandinavia

Åre is Sweden’s Best Ski Resort

Åre in Jämtland is the alpine capital of Scandinavia, a Swedish mountain gem with an international atmosphere. The train stops in the middle of...
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...

Visit Arctic Europe: Swedish Lapland, Finnish Lapland and Northern Norway

Since 2017 Swedish Lapland, Finnish Lapland and Northern Norway have cooperated in an EU-funded project to promote travel to the arctic parts of Northern...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
Adventure travel: Jämtland Härjedalen partners with the Adventure Junky app

Adventure travel: Jämtland Härjedalen partners with the Adventure Junky app

With some of the earth's leading adventure tourism destinations Jämtland Härjedalen is hand-picked as launching partner to the app Adventure Junky. Summit hikes, midnight...
Idre Fjäll speed skiing

Idre Fjäll, Dalarna: Speed skiing on a truly “shocking” slope

As every year, the ski resort Idre Fjäll in Dalarna will host a FIS World Cup in speed skiing. The competition will take place...
Tiveden National Park

Tiveden, Sweden’s southernmost wilderness

Tiveden is located at the northern tip of the great Lake Vättern. The area straddles the provinces Västergötland and Närke. In its entirety, Tiveden belongs...
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Jämtland in summer (travel video)

The amazing landscape of Jämtland offers an endless choice of activities. In this episode of Gone Camping Martin wil first try something thrilling and...
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Dalarna travel video

In this show Martin is off to Dalarna to snorkel with pikes. Later he walks along the Vasaloppet track with former Vasaloppet General Rolf Hammar....
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Värmland travel video

The theme for the day is “Under your own steam” in Värmland. Martin travels by draisine to Hagfors. Then he builds his own raft in...
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Fishing and kayaking in Blekinge (travel video)

Martin goes salmon fishing and whitewater kayaking in the river Mörrumsån. The river is a popular tourist destination in the region of Blekinge, which...
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Paragliding and Brösarp steam train in Österlen (travel video)

The theme for the day is transportation. Martin goes to Kåseberga in the region of Österlen in Skåne to try paragliding. Back on the...
Bruksvallarna stores snow from winter to offer ski track in early October

Bruksvallarna stores snow from winter to offer ski track in early October

BRa Fjäll AB runs cross-country skiing facilities in Bruksvallarna and Ramundberget, both in the Härjedalen region. Since the 70s the area has developed into...

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