At the end of Laisholm village there is a turn-off to Gammställnäset. As the name itself suggests - literally translated it means Old Place point - this is one of the oldest settlements in Tärna. Furthest out on the foreland a Stone Age settlement 120 metres long has been studied. Altogether about 150 finds have been collected. The most remarkable of these are the asbestos potsherds which have been fitted together to form a bowl. The Laisan pot has been dated at 1000 BC, which makes it one of the earliest known asbestos bowls. There has been considerable manufacturing of arrowheads at the settlement. Quantities of part-finished arrowheads and quartz chippings have been found and can still be found in the sand. Numerous objects from later times have also been discovered here. A stone for making fire and a piece of bronzework shaped like an animal’s head have been dated at the Iron Age in the eighth century AD.
We are a small and welcoming hotel with all the activities right outside the door. We have comfortable and functional hotel rooms, a restaurant with price winning food, conference room, apartments, hostel and a sauna with panoramic view.
The skilift is 50 meters away and you can ski all the way to the door. Close to hiking tracks, lake for fishing or canoing in summer and snowmobile and cross country skiing in the winter- perfect location.
Hemavan is what mountain life is all about. A smaller village near Vindelfjällens nature reserve, it has a vibrant cultural landscape, with an active settler and Sami life where the reindeer business still has a prominent role.