In Jämtland there is fantastic scenery of mountains, forests and streams. Jämtland is one of the largest counties in Sweden. Meanwhile, Jämtland County is one of the least densely populated counties in Sweden with around 120 000 inhabitants. Jämtland is because of its unspoilt nature a popular tourist destination for both Swedish and international tourists – summer and winter alike. Below you may find some ideas of things to do or tips of places to visit in Jämtland and Härjedalen.

Dead Fall (Döda fallet)

The Dead Fall has been called the largest natural disaster in the history of Sweden. Visit the spectacular area in Ragundadalen with an equally fascinating history.

Website: Dead Fall


Embark on back roads, country roads and off-road. Jämtland offers dozens of excellent trails for bike enthusiasts.
Website: Biking Trails (Tourist Office)


Are you looking for an experience beyond the ordinary? Why not book a tandem jump on your holiday.
Östersunds FSK



Jämtland’s mountain world is fantastic – even in the summer. The so-called The Jämtland Triangle is a Swedish classic that stretches between The Sylars, the Blue Hammer and the Great Wolf.

Webbsite: Jämtlandstriangeln (STF)

Resturant Fäviken Magasinet

The acclaimed restaurant north of Järpen is one of the few in the Nordic region that awarded with michelin stars. Remember to book well in advance if you want a table.

Webbpsite: Fäviken Magasinet


A fast-paced experience at the Lungre motor stadium. Drivers must be at least 140 centimeters long, otherwise no age limit.

Webbsite: Östersunds Gokart


Nothing is more fun than peppering your friends and family full of color.

Webbsite: Playpaintball

Sonfjällets nationalpark

Also known as the brown bear’s residence. Here you can look for bears or just soak up the beautiful scenery.

Website: Sonfjällets nationalpark

Zorb center

A packed activity center in Döviken that offers everything from zipline and zorbing to quad bikes and fishing.

Website: Zorb center

In the winter, you can of course ski at one of the many ski resorts in Jämtland and Härjedalen. Fishing is also a big reason why many tourists come here and there are countless rivers and lakes to try your luck in, whether you want ice fishing in the winter or fly fishing in the summer.

Read more about activities and visitor destinations on the website
Jämtland Härjedalen Turism

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