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


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.

Hemavan/Fjällcenter, STF Hotel

Distance: 27.3 km
Hemavan Fjällcenter is located 250 m from Hemavan airport. The airport has a direct flight to Stockholm Arlanda. Hotel rooms with shower, toilet and TV. Single beds, also in double rooms.

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.