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JÄMTLAND

The region is located in the southern part of northern Sweden.

It has a population of around 127,000 people with some

60,000 living in its only city Östersund.  

 

The major ski resorts in the region are Åre, Vemdalen, 

Funäsfjällen and Lofsdalen.

Östersund meanwhile is a major centre for trip skating 

on lake ice and cross-country skiing. 

 

Summer 

Visit summertime for hiking, fishing and biking, 

as well as canoeing, wild game watching, horse-riding 

and golfing with the mountains as backdrop. 

 

Winter

In wintertime, skiing is the most popular activity. 

On offer are alpine skiing, cross-country skiing,

ice skating, snowmobile safaris, dog sledding,

ice fishing, riding, ice climbing, reindeer sleigh

rides, paragliding etc.

 

The Sámi culture, with its own history and traditions,

has had a major influence on the region. 

Jämtland Härjedalen has a total of 12 Sámi villages

and around 44,000 reindeer. 

 

 

The region is full of culinary innovators: 

awarded breweries, active shielings, tasty farm dairies,

bakeries and of course charming restaurants.

No wonder the region around Östersund is one of

the worlds Creative Cities of Gastronomy

(awarded by UNESCO).

 

The highest mountain peak in the area is Helags, 

which has Sweden’s southernmost glacier and 

stands 1,797 metres above sea level. 

Sonfjället in Härjedalen is the county’s national park.

The area also has some 50 nature reserves. 

Lake Storsjön in the centre of Jämtland Härjedalen

is Sweden’s fifth largest lake with an area of 456 km2. 

HOTEL

Hotell Vilhelmina

https://www.hotellwilhelmina.se 

 
     
     
     
     
     
 
 
 
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