The region has a unique flora and fauna and is famous for its accessible wilderness, superb homemade foods and clearly defined seasons. The major ski resorts in the region are Åre, Funäsfjällen and Lofsdalen. Östersund meanwhile is a major centre for trip skating on lake ice and cross-country skiing.
The Sámi culture, with its own history and traditions, has had a major influence on the region. The region Jämtland Härjedalen has a total of 12 Sámi villages and around 44,000 reindeer.
Visit summertime for hiking, fishing and biking, as well as canoeing, wild game watching, horse-riding and golfing with the mountains as backdrop. In wintertime, skiing is the most popular activity. On offer are alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, ice skating, snowmobile safaris, dog sledding, ice fishing, riding, ice climbing, reindeer sleigh rides, paragliding.
You will find awarded breweries, active shielings, tasty farm dairies, bakeries and of course charming restaurants. No wonder the region around Östersund is one of the worlds Creative Cities of Gastronomy (awarded by UNESCO).
Set high above the expansive lake Storsjön, we offer the opportunity to mingle with moose, experiencing the king of the forest up close in their natural environment. With the help of our expert guides, our tours will allow you to spend time with these incredible animals. More about us read here. Photo Moosegarden