Kaamos means darkness in Finnish and the polar night in Kiruna is a time of darkness. Depressing and not a speck of light as far as the eye can see. That may be something you have heard at some point. But is that really the whole truth?Read more
Have you ever dreamt of gliding across the snow fields as a real musher? Hearing the Huskies howl in excitement? Feel the cold on your cheeks while surrounded by the amazing winter wonderland?Kiruna in Swedish Lapland offers many different options to experience a genuine dogsledding adventure in subarctic climate.Your guide to dogsledding
Skiing in Kiruna in Swedish Lapland means extensive areas, no crowds, high-class slopes and lots of off-piste, cross-country skiing, heliskiing, snowboard parks or many miles with trails with perhaps Scandinavia’s most beautiful scenery.Find your ski slope
Ice fishing is an important part of our Arctic everyday life and something that the locals long for every year. It may seem strange to the uninitiated, just sitting on the ice for countless hours seemingly not doing much at all. That's exactly the charm of it all! That special combination of the soothing feeling that blends with a dose of excitement while waiting for the fish to bite.Read more
May is a fantastic month to experience Kiruna. This is the period when night becomes day when the midnight sun lights up our existence. To the mountains the snow is still there, the temperature is comfortable and the mosquitoes have not made their entrance yet. Here are ten tips for you who visit Kiruna in May.