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Padjelanta National Park

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Can you imagine that 97 per cent of Sweden is uninhabited? This means there’s a lot of nature to preserve, and national parks and nature reserves cover a tenth of the country’s land area. Let’s take a

Can you imagine that 97 per cent of Sweden is uninhabited? This means there’s a lot of nature to preserve, and national parks and nature reserves cover a tenth of the country’s land area.

Sarek bildades 1909 och var en av de första nationalparkerna i Europa. Tillsammans med de angränsande nationalparkerna Padjelanta, Muddus och Stora Sjöfallet samt det stora våtmarksreservatet Sjaunja utgör de UNESCOs världsarv Laponia, som med sina 9 400 km2 är ett av de överlägset största naturskyddade områdena i hela Europa. Lappland kallas ofta för ”Europas Alaska”.

Sweden - Sarek National Park, Norbotten, Lapland Established in Sarek was one of the first national parks in Europe.

Sarek National Park, Sweden  One of Europe’s last true wilderness areas, the ruggedly beautiful Sarek National Park in northwest Sweden is home to 100 glaciers and six peaks, including Sweden’s second-highest mountain, Sarektjåkkå. Stunning though the 750 square mile park is, it’s not for the faint hearted with few trails, just two bridges and no accommodation whatsoever. It does, however, have the Kungsleden or King’s Trail skirting its eastern boundary and running from Kvikkjokk in the…

Sarek National Park features about 100 glaciers and several mountains over 2000 meters in the area of land under Jokkmokk Municipality, in Norrbotten County (northern most county of the country).

Mountain Kebnekaise, Swedish Lappland There are around 2,000 mountains and caves that can be explored throughout Sweden, a lot of which are highly suitable for tourists to visit and that will awaken the urge to embark on new thrilling adventures.Due to the northerly latitude of the Swedish mountains, summer time offers sunny green grass hiking and skiing until May. Exploring can be done year round, and if you’re coming here from October to May,

Mountain Kebnekaise, Swedish Lappland There are around mountains and caves that can be explored throughout Sweden, a lot of which are highly suitable for tourists to visit and that will awaken the urge to embark on new thrilling adventures.

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