Malå

Nature and culture combined with shopping and entertainment make Malå a popular destination. From the top of Tjamstan Mountain in the middle of Malå visitors can enjoy views of Lapland's natural surroundings. The Tjamstan slopes are a popular retreat for skiers, not least those with young children.

Nature and culture combined with shopping and entertainment make Malå a popular tourist spot. From the top of Tjamstan Mountain in the middle of Malå town visitors can enjoy views of Lapland's magnificent natural surroundings, with forests, waterways, mountains and marshlands. At the top of the mountain is a large wooden sculpture by Samen Nila and a Sami peak hut. Also close to hand are facilities for outdoor pursuits and jogging tracks.

In the winter, the slopes of Tjamstan are one of the most popular destinations in Västerbotten in Lapland for skiers. It's a great choice for young children and their families. Several well-maintained pistes, a snowboard area, a winter wonderland for the children and cross country skiing tracks.

In the Malå local heritage area you can see everyday items and tools made by craftsmen of old. It also houses a 1960s museum and a Sami museum.

Malå is home to Sweden's most southerly forest Sami village. You can learn about Sami culture in Malå Sami Town. Here you'll find 20 Sami huts and 21 storage buildings, typical examples of traditional forest Sami constructions. The beautiful natural surroundings of Koppsele Nature Reserve, one of the municipality's oldest Sami camps, is a popular place for day trips in the summer.

The Saga cinema in Adak was built in the 1940s and is well preserved. A popular film festival takes place here every July.

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