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 ...
Point of interest, Prehistoric times & New settler culture
In the 1970s the mill, weir and adjoining timber worker’s hut were restored. A lumberjack cabin was moved there at the same time and, in the early 2000s, the rebuilding of an 18...
Geology & flowers, Hiking in the mountains, Hiking daytrips
Some caves close to the Mjölkbäcken brook ravine are well worth a visit. They can be reached either from the Mjölkbäcken–Lill-Uman trail or from the Kåtaviken cave trail. The su...
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...
Point of interest, Churches
The church in Stenseleis rumoured to be the largest wooden church in Sweden. Built towards the end of the 19th century, it was designed to fit all 2000 inhabitants of the parish.
Prehistoric times & New settler culture, Sami culture
An early description of the little islet out in the middle of the Tängvattnet waters off Rönäs village is found in Egil Skallagrimson’s saga. This tells that King Torulf Kveldul...