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s eight thousand kilometres of coastline and forests cover 70 per cent of the countrys total land area. Naturally, there is an assortment of skiing possibilities. Southern Lapland is home to Hemavan/Tärnaby — the ski area for those seeking the great expanses with snow peaks at 1,800m above sea level.
The most famous ski resort in
Storlien is situated on the Norwegian border and best known for its
Riksgransen is the world’s northernmost ski resort, situated in the extreme north of Sweden and into Lapland, near the Norwegian border. This extreme latitude gives the resort 24 hours of sunlight in the spring months, creating the perfect ski and snowboard experience. The relaxed 100-
Stockholms Arlanda International Airport is 45kms away from the city centre and receives daily flights from most European capitals. Swedens bus and train systems are extensive and provide quick routes throughout the country. Buses are often the only option once you get away from the cities.
If you are travelling by car, Swedish roads are of a high standard. Because of the mountains along the border with Norway, there are limited border crossings; however, the tunnel under the Øresund, at the mouth of the Baltic, connects Malmö with Copenhagen in less than 20 minutes. Ferries are a popular method to transport to Stockholm and other cities.