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”Stalo grounds”

Area: Överuman district  Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture This is the name given to a form of ancient remains in the mountain regions which have not yet been fully explained.

Alpine Botanical Garden and Vindelfjällen Nature Reserve visitor center

Area: Hemavan  Map

Alpine Botanical Garden, Geology & flowers, Guided activities Sweden’s highest botanical garden and one of the world’s most northerly. Located next to the botanical garden, at the start of Kungsleden (The King’s Trail), you find the visit...

Atoklimpen - Sami cultural heritage

Area: The Jovattnet valley  Map

Geology & flowers, Sami culture, Hiking in the mountains [...] Atoklimpen is a large hill rising high above the surrounding landscapes. It is part of the Sami cultural environment and provides an insight into how the nomadic Sami reindeer h...

Biellojaure and the trail to Ammarnäs

Area: The Norra Fjällnäs valley  Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture, Hiking in the mountains, Hiking overnight The trail goes to Biellojaure roadless settlement.

Gamla Kyrknäset

Area: Tärnaby  Map

Churches In the deep forest with a wonderful view over lake Gäutajaur you will find the small chapel Gamla Kyrknäset.

Gammställnäset

Area: The Laisan valley  Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture This is one of the oldest settlements in Tärna.

Gieravardo, the flower mountain

Area: Hemavan  Map

Geology & flowers, Hiking in the mountains, Hiking daytrips [...] Walking the path leads through a luxuriant birch forest with alpine blue-sow thistle, monk’s-hood and wood millet as tall as a man. No wonder why this is called the flower mount...

Gratian Museum in Umnäs

Area: Storuman  Map

Point of interest, Prehistoric times & New settler culture, Museum Permanent displays feature Sami and settler artefacts, 1920s/’30s medical equipment, a school classroom, and old photographs. There is also an ever-changing programme of tempora...

Hemavankyrkan

Area: Hemavan  Map

Churches This little church is beautiful situated close to the mountains in the village Hemavan.

Hut foundations / "Stalo ground"

Area: The Tängvattnet valley  Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture, Sami culture You are in the mountains and the ground is almost completely flat, this is where you can find the Stalo grounds.

On the way to the frontier and Norway

Area: Överuman district  Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture WAR MEMORY IN KÅTAVIKEN During the Second World War the homestead at Kåtaviken was an important link in the chain of communication between the Norwegian resistance movement and...

Rock crystal mine

Area: The Jovattnet valley  Map

Geology & flowers, Hiking in the mountains, Culture & attractions [...] Small parts of rock crystal can be found in the debris heaps to bring home as a souvenir.

Rödingsnäset and the Brudkulla orchid

Area: The Tängvattnet valley  Map

Geology & flowers, Hiking in the mountains, Hiking daytrips A mountain with orchids on the slopes.

Ruttjebäcken brook

Area: The Tängvattnet valley  Map

Geology & flowers, Waterfalls and rapids, Hiking in the mountains [...] Beautiful formations in the soft shale rock and the crystal clear water makes Ruttjebäcken a favorite destination in this area.

Slipstensbäcken Hemavan

Area: Hemavan  Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture The brook in the middle of the village, known as Slipstensbäcken or Kvarnbäcken (= the grindstone brook or the mill brook) has been used for driving the village’s grindstones an...

Soapstone at Laisholm

Area: The Laisan valley  Map

Geology & flowers Soapstone can be sawn, cut and polished.

Stone Age dwellings at Forsavan

Area: The Norra Fjällnäs valley  Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture, Sami culture In Forsavan there is a tongue of land that has served as an assembly point for the same people since ancient times. So even in the Stone Age.

Stone cowshed, Umasjö

Area: Överuman district  Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture A cowshed which is unusually large for a mountain district.

Tärna kyrka

Area: Tärnaby  Map

Churches The church was designed by S. Cronstedt and was consecrated in 1908 by bishop O. Bergqvist. It was restored in 1953 and the chancel wall was removed so that the former chancel b...

Tärna Parish

Area: Tärnaby  Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture “It would seem that building permanent dwellings by the mountains, in places where no crops or coniferous trees grow, is a truly risky experiment.” The new settlers had come to ...

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