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Experience the Christmas Spirit at a Christmas Market

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Christmas is approaching. This means that it is time for Christmas markets in various locations across Västerbotten. 

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Undiscovered delights in Southern Lapland


Borgafjäll, Kittelfjäll and Klimpfjäll in southern delights Lapland are undiscovered delights for many winter tourists. 

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Hotell Borgafjäll in good company

Hotell Borgafjäll

The Swedish Institute has listed "24 landmarks of Swedish architecture" A hotel in the county of Västerbotten is on that list.

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Extreme golden eagle photography

golden eagle

Imagine what it would be like to escape the stress and commotion of everyday life for a few days, breath in the fresh winter air of the forest and meet its four-legged or winged inhabitants eye to eye - when you take on the role of wildlife photographer.

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Four Restaurants in the White Guide

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White Guide has produced a list of the best restaurants in the Nordic countries. Four of these restaurants are in the county of Västerbotten.

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On the hunt for elk


This is the entrance to what is commonly called Europe's last wilderness. From a slow start with coffee and cinnamon buns and a visit to a wilderness exhibition to a freezing-cold swim in the middle of nowhere.

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When gods meet in the heavens


It was Galileo Galilei who gave the Northern Lights their Latin name Aurora Borealis. An apt description of the phenomenon that attracts and fascinates us.

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Snowmobile adventure from the mountains to the coast


Winter is upon us. Do you dream of speeding along over a sparkling white snowy landscape on a snowmobile? Then Västerbotten is the place to be!

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200 different kinds of snow

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The first snow has fallen over Västerbotten. Winter is coming and cars must have winter tyres. But did you know that the Sami have 200 different expressions for snow and its quality?

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Downhill and Cross-country in Västerbotten


The county provides fantastic opportunities for both downhill and cross-country skiing, in the mountains, inland and on the coast.

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The Call of the Sorsele Wild


The trip begins in Ammarnäs. Up onto the Ammarfjället mountain and straight out into silence. You hear only the swishing of the sled and the dogs panting. Come along on a dog team adventure in true Jack London spirit.

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