Alpine Botanical Garden, Geology & flowers, Guided activities
Sweden’s highest botanical garden and one of the world’s most northerly. Located next to the botanical garden, at the start of Kungsleden (The King’s Trail), you find the visit...
Geology & flowers, Hiking in the mountains, Hiking daytrips [...]
Walking the path leads through a luxuriant birch forest with alpine blue-sow thistle, monk’s-hood and wood millet as tall as a man. No wonder why this is called the flower mount...
Naturum, Vindelfjällen Nature Reserve, Guided activities
Naturum visitors’ centres are exhibition centres where you can learn about the area’s natural and cultural history and get information for your hiking trip in the area.
Geology & flowers, Waterfalls and rapids, Hiking in the mountains [...]
Beautiful formations in the soft shale rock and the crystal clear water makes Ruttjebäcken a favorite destination in this area.
Sami culture, Hiking in the mountains
Beneath a distinctive rock on the mountain slope about 2 km further up along the Ruttjebäcken valley there is an ancient Sami grave. The coffin resembles an ackja (= Laplander’s...
Prehistoric times & New settler culture
The brook in the middle of the village, known as Slipstensbäcken or Kvarnbäcken (= the grindstone brook or the mill brook) has been used for driving the village’s grindstones an...
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...