Kiruna is known for  the Northern Lights and the Jukkasjarvi Icehotel Kiruna Church is one of Sweden`s largest wooden buildings Jukkasjärvi Ice Hotel is an unique experience you find in Lapland The Northern Lights in Swedish Lapland are a phenomen that amazes and seduces Dog sledding is a must-try attraction in winter in Lapland

Kiruna in Lapland

Visit Kiruna the most northerly town in Sweden, famous for the Jukkasjarvi Icehotel.

The landscape around Kiruna is beautiful, changing from crystal clear lakes and streaming rivers, to rugged mountains.

The local Sami people

Are you interested in local traditions, culture and history, Kiruna offers a unique experience. The Sami people, the northernmost indigenous people of Europe, still lives here. Take part in the Sami traditions, activities and learn about their languages, culture and customs that differ from the societies around them.

Stay at an ice hotel in Kiruna

Kiruna is one of the best Northern Lights destination in Sweden and the Nordic countries, and during the Northern Light season, you will find the tourist arriving from all over the world to explore the unique lights.

The highlight nearby Kiruna is the ice hotel Jukkasjärvi,  where you can sleep on ice bed wearing warm reindeer skins throughout the Winter. Kiruna has the world`s largest underground iron-ore-mine, in which people now have the possibility to visit the LKAB Visitor Centre.

For fishing fans, Kiruna is a highlight because of the streaming rivers and 6200 lakes. Try your luck in Lake Luossajarvi in the city centre or why not experience ice fishing on a winter day for the first time.

What about go downhill skiing under the Midnight Sun or go dogsledding in the polar night. If you are into climbing, Kiruna has a very attractive and exciting challenge for you, climb Kebnekaise, the highest mountain in Sweden.

Whenever you visit Kiruna in the Summer or Winter, you will never be bored. Local tour operators offer all kind of activities and adventures. 

Travel to Kiruna

Travelling to Kiruna is quite easy though it`s far up north in Sweden.


By plane:

You can fly to Kiruna from Stockholm in 90 minutes. Every day all year round there are usually 2-3 direct flights from the international airport in Stockholm, Arlanda as with SAS and Norwegian airlines.  


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  • Lattitude: 67.855800
  • Longitude: 20.225282