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Västerbotten's Best Hiking


Do you enjoy hiking? Then Västerbotten is the place for you. The beautiful and dramatic landscape leaves no one unmoved.

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Exciting Activities for Small Adventurers


Västerbotten County is the perfect destination for the active family. Here you'll find adventure trails, easily explored hiking routes and fun...

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Markets and Festivals you Don't Want to Miss this Summer


Västerbotten is packed with events during the summer. There's also no shortage of big local festivals. Åsele Market,...

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The Seven Rivers Art Route - The World’s Longest Art Exhibition, From Coast to Mountains.


Let Art lead you on a voyage of discovery through Västerbotten. The route from the coast at Holmsund in the east to Borgafjäll in the mountains...

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Top class fishing in Västerbotten


Västerbotten has fishing waters to suit everybody, beginners and pros alike. A number of the fishing waters in the county...

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Umeå’s year as a European Capital of Culture involves the entire region


Along with Riga in Latvia, Umeå is being celebrated as a European Capital of Culture in 2014. You surely haven't missed that news? Nor should you...

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Activities surrounding the Capital of Culture Year in the whole of Northern Sweden

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The Capital of Culture is Umeå, however the four northernmost Swedish counties and the whole of Sameland together comprise...

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Västerbotten hones hosting

VästerbottensTurism wants to hone the art of hosting and is therefore focusing heavily on inspiration-oriented lectures about hosting prior to Umea's year as a European Capital of Culture in 2014.
"We want everyone whose work involves...

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Snow – the way you relate to life

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For the Sami snow is more than just frozen water. It is a way to express what their whole existence is built on - the migration...

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