Kiruna offers ice hotels that are usually rebuilt each year, as well as a wide variety of fun and varied winter activities and an annual snow festival too!
Swedish, Finnish, Sámi and Meänkieli
Climate is subarctic with short, cool summers and long, cold winters
How to get there
You can take a plane from Norway or Stockholm, or go by train, bus or car
Best time to visit
The official snow season is from late September to mid May, although it can snow year round
Located north of the Arctic circle, Kiruna, in Sweden is a unique place for winter activities. With around 8 months of snowfall, it is an ideal location for backcountry skiing and ski touring, especially in the mountains near Abisko, Björkliden, and Riksgränsen. Additionally, Kiruna boasts ice hotels, and fun complimentary winter activities such as ice-skating, reindeer racing, snowmobiling and more!
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