The largest of the Nordic countries, Sweden has a population of 9.3 million people and covers an area of just over 450 thousand square kilometers. Even though Sweden is a monarchy by constitution, king Carl XVI Gustaf has no executive power. Sweden has not participated in a war for almost two hundred years and has for a long time steered clear of any military alliances. Thus, the country enjoys a highly peaceful profile. The country boasts an advanced welfare state structure and its standard of living and life expectancy rank among the highest in the world.
Favourite Destinations (North Sweden/ Dalarna)
Explore a wild natural wonderland - During your stay in South Sweden
The northern part of Sweden is a collection of nine provinces and is collectively known as Norrland. Barring the coastlines, Norrland is sparsely populated with most Swedes living in the central and south of the country. These parts are well known for their big cities and popular landmarks and tourist attractions whereas North Sweden is better known for its untouched wilderness, wide forests and large rivers. Even though only 12 percent of the population call Norrland home, North Sweden holiday homes and North Sweden apartments are readily available to those who wish to explore this wild natural wonderland.In the far north of Sweden you find the most dramatic and vast untamed wilderness in Europe. Many travel from all over the world to witness this arctic landscapes tranquility, peace, poetry and grandeur. Even though this area is easily reached from towns such as Kiruna where North Sweden holiday homes and North Sweden apartments are readily available to visitors, some areas of Lapland are only accessible with the help of an experienced guide. Lapland doesn't belong to any of the Scandinavian countries, it is shared between Finland, Sweden, Norway and Russia.
Don't miss to visit lovely Kiruna
Kiruna is about one and a half hours flight from Stockholm and from here the popular mountain resorts of Riksgränsen, Abisko and Björkliden are only a short drive.Near Kiruna, in Jukkasjärvi, stands the impressive Ice Hotel. From your North Sweden Holiday Home or your North Sweden accommodation, it doesn't matter, where it is located, Kiruna is easily to reach, so that you're able to visit the Ice Hotel for a short stopp and drink a cocktail at the bar. The Northern Lights are also clearly visible from here.
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