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”Stalo grounds”

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

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

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

The Norra Fjällnäs valley   Map

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

Gammställnäset

The Laisan valley   Map

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

Gieravardo, the flower mountain

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

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...

Hut foundations / "Stalo ground"

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

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

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

The Tängvattnet valley   Map

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

Ruttjebäcken brook

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

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

The Laisan valley   Map

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

Stone cowshed, Umasjö

Överuman district   Map

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

Tärna Parish

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 ...

The Björkvattnet valley

The Björkvattnet valley   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture, Geology & flowers Colonists settled here in the 1800s for the fertile soil sake.

The Jovattnet valley

The Jovattnet valley   Map

Sami culture, Prehistoric times & New settler culture Artscape without borders. Krutfjellvegens artwork gives you time to see the landscape with new eyes.

The railwaystation

Storuman   Map

Guided activities, Point of interest, Prehistoric times & New settler culture One late winter evening in November 1923, the first train entered Storuman's railway station. The station building was designed by SJ's chief architect Folke Zettervall and it ...

The Sami settlement at lake Gausjosjön

Överuman district   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture, Sami culture, Hiking in the mountains [...] A beautiful and easily accessible path leading to the summer settlement used by the northern Sami in the 1930s. The settlement is located at the foot of Artfjället and on the ba...

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