Culture & attractions in Hemavan Tärnaby - 49 matches

”Stalo grounds”

”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

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

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

Biellojaure and the trail to Ammarnäs

Area: The Norra Fjällnäs valley  Map

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

Gamla Kyrknäset

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

Gammställnäset

Area: The Laisan valley  Map

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

Gieravardo, the flower mountain

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

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...

Gurkfjället mountain, Stuore Guhrke

Gurkfjället mountain, Stuore Guhrke

Area: The Laisan valley  Map

Vindelfjällen Nature Reserve, Hiking in the mountains, Hiking top [...] A steady climb to the summit and a magnificent view.

Hemavankyrkan

Hemavankyrkan

Area: Hemavan  Map

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

Hut foundations / "Stalo ground"

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.

Kirjesålandets primeval forest

Kirjesålandets primeval forest

Area: The Norra Fjällnäs valley  Map

Vindelfjällen Nature Reserve, Hiking in the mountains Walking in the fabulous primeval forests with trees that are 300-600 years old.

Märkesforsen rapids

Märkesforsen rapids

Area: Överuman district  Map

Waterfalls and rapids Easy accessible area with beautiful waterfalls.

Naturum Vindelfjällen - Hemavan.

Naturum Vindelfjällen - Hemavan.

Area: Hemavan  Map

Naturum, Vindelfjällen Nature Reserve, Guided activities Naturum visitors’ centres are exhibition centres where you can learn about the area’s natural and cultural history and get information for your hiking trip in the area.

On the way to the frontier and Norway

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

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.

Rödingfjället mountain caves

Rödingfjället mountain caves

Area: The Tängvattnet valley  Map

Geology & flowers, Hiking in the mountains, Hiking daytrips Deep caves far into the mountain.

Rödingsnäset and the Brudkulla orchid

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

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.

Sami grave

Sami grave

Area: The Tängvattnet valley  Map

Sami culture, Hiking in the mountains Beneath a distinctive rock on the mountain slope about 2 km further up along the Ruttjebäcken valley there is an ancient Sami grave. The coffin resembles an ackja (= Laplander’s...

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