Sweden

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Sylarna   - by JMSenduro

Sweden has thousands of  kilometers of hiking trails. The majority leads through the low, often sparsely populated regions. The landscape certainly isn't all stereotype forests and lakes, but also many places of cultural historical interest, towns, villages and countryside.

Trails are well documented and marked, and often looked after by local communities. There are huts, mostly self-service, where you can warm up by a wood-burning stove, dry your clothes and stay overnight. Hundreds of youth hostels are spread about the country, as are many small campsites popular with hikers. Maps of long distance trails are available locally. Do not expect to meet up with hordes of other hikers, and bring enough food. Walking in these low regions is good from early spring until late autumn.

Swedish mountains are a different story altogether. This is rough country, so count on alpine circumstances, and plan your walk between halfway June and halfway September. Most famous is Kungsleden, a trail up north in Lapland. It has existed for almost one hundred years and leads you up Swedens highest mountaintops. More mountainous areas are to be found further south, along the border with Norway. The STF, Swedish Tourist Club, has mountain huts at regular intervals in all these regions.

If all this isn't challenging enough for you, try roaming freely through the Lapland wilderness, without trails or huts, for instance in Sarek National Park.

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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2011
  • Wandelgids Zweden Schweden Süd | Rother |
  • Wandelgids: vele dagtochten worden degelijk beschreven met openbaar vervoer informatie, goede routebeschrijvingen en kaartmateriaal. Die 50 Wanderungen dieses Führers erschließen die vielfältigen Landschaften Süd- und Mittelschwedens. Die Palette reicht von Parkspaziergängen über Kulturwanderungen zu Schlössern oder prähistorischen Funden bis... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2011
  • Wandelgids Wandelen in Västernorrland - Zweden | One Day Walks Publishing |
  • Västernorrland ligt aan de rand van Europa’s laatste wildernis; aan de noordkant begint Lapland, aan de westkant ligt Jämtland met de bergrug die Zweden scheidt van Noorwegen. Hier kwamen de Zweedse ‘kolonisten’, die steeds verder noordwaarts trokken, voor het eerst in contact met de Samen, de oorspronkelijke bevolking van Lapland. In deze... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2010
  • Wandelgids Zweden | ANWB actief |
  • ANWB Actief is dé reisgids voor actieve vakantiegangers. De gids is bedoeld voor reizigers die naar Zweden op vakantie gaan en ter plekke een aantal dagtochten willen maken om de omgeving te verkennen. Dat kan met deze gids per fiets, te voet of met de auto. De wandel- en fietsroutes zijn voorzien van handige GPS-tracks. De compacte Actiefgids... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2009
  • Wandelgids Trekking in Zweden - Sander van der Werf | Dominicus |
  • In de gids ´Trekking in Zweden´ uit de Adventure serie van Dominicus worden de belangrijkste bergwandelgebieden van Zweden uitvoerig behandeld. Een deel hiervan ligt in het noorden. Maar ook de gebieden in centraal Zweden komen ruim aan bod. In het eerste deel wordt Zweden, de bergen, de wildernis met zijn talrijke bewoners en trekking in de... Read more
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Germany
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2007
  • Cicerone Wandelgids Walking in Norway - Noorwegen |
  • This book describes 20 walking routes in the main mountain areas of Norway, ranging from the Far South to the Arctic regions. Chosen because they are of particular interest to the visiting walker, all trips described are accessible by public transport. Many of the mountain areas are close to one another, making it easy to connect different... Read more
Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2014
  • Walking in Norway
  • Guidebook includes 20 walking and trekking routes in the main mountain areas of Norway from the Far South to the sub-Arctic regions. Includes Hardangervidda, Aurlandsdalen, Rondane, Jotunheimen, Alvdal Vestfjell, Tafjord, Douvre, Trollheimen, Sylene, Femundsmarka, the mountains of Narvik, Troms Border Trail and Finnsmaksvidda. Read more
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United Kingdom
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Germany
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2010
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United Kingdom
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