The Sotbäcks cave

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One of Sweden´s largest caves.

This is one of Sweden’s largest caves and lies 4 km above lake Gausjosjön’s deserted Sami settlement. However, it is dangerous to venture into it unless fully equipped and trained. Guided cave tours to the Kåtaviken caves, are more suitable for those who are not yet fully-fledged speleologists.

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Nearby accommodations


Hemavan, STF Hostel

Distance: 27.3 km
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.

STF Hemavan Mountain station

Distance: 26.8 km
Hemavan Fjällstation, former SMU Fjällgård, is a drug free alternative for individual guests, families and groups. The facility offers a relaxed environment and several rooms were you can spend time together.

Hemavans Högfjällshotell - Hotel rooms

Distance: 27.1 km
If you want to stay comfortably and next door to the slopes and lifts, Hemavan’s Högfjällshotell is the perfect choice for you. The hotel i open during winterseason.