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Riksgränsen

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Riksgränsen is a Swedish ski resort 200 km north of the Arctic Circle, in Kiruna municipality. Located right at the border with Norway, the name Riksgränsen literally means "The National Border".

Understand[edit]

Riksgränsen is the world's northernmost ski resort. It opened in 1928 at Malmbanan, the rail line between Luleå and Narvik.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

SJ has sleeper trains from Stockholm and Gothenburg to Riksgränsen. From Riksgränsen railway station it is not more than a few hundred metres to Hotell Riksgränsen and the ski slope].

By plane[edit]

There are domestic flights from Stockholm to Kiruna, the is the closest airport. The flight take approximately 90 minutes and from Kiruna you need to get a bus, train or car to Riksgränsen. The transfer does also takes about 90 minutes.

By car[edit]

You will easily reach Riksgränsen by taking the E10 that passes right through the village.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

The scenery.

Do[edit]

Outdoor life in generall, especially winter sport and mountain sport; climbing, hiking, fishing and snowmobiling.

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

  • Grönan.
  • Lapplandia.
  • Lappis.
  • Lobby Bar.
  • Meteorologen Ski Lodge.
  • Nordals.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

  • Hotell Riksgränsen.
  • Låktatjåkko Mountain Lodge.
  • Meteorologen Ski Lodge.
  • STF Hostel Riksgränsen.

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