There is much to do in Östersund, no matter what time of year you visit the city. Östersund is a residential town in the county of Jämtland and in the municipality there are more than 60,000 inhabitants. As the centerpiece of the Storsjö countryside, the city is beautifully located on the Storsjön beach.


The biggest city park is a meeting point for the people of Östersund. In the summers people will play miniature golf, go swimming or surfing or just hanging out in the park, catching some sun. During winters the park is the heart of the winter city of Östersund. Here you can rent skates and take off on the great skating track Medvinden that runs for miles.
Website: Surf Gulf
Website: Medvinden (Winter Park)


Since the 1950’s, the ExpoNorr Trade Fair has been coming back year after year. Expect thousands of visitors and hundreds of exhibitors. Organized at end of June.
Website: ExpoNorr


At the top of Frösöberget you will find Café Frösötornet here you can have a coffee with a view of the whole of Frösö and Östersund. Here there are also incredibly nice trails in the forest, downhill, climbing etc. In winter it is Östersund’s most popular ski slope.

Webbsite: Frösöcafé


One of Sweden’s largest centers for winter sports. The Biathlon World Cup is a regular visitor here. The stadium is a big reason as to why a large part of the Swedish national team for both biathlon and cross-country skiing live in Östersund.
Website: Skidstadion


Jamtli History Land is a popular destination for the whole family throughout the year. There is also a traditional museum here, which is currently being converted into what will become the National Museum in Northern Sweden.

Website: Jamtli


A 1000 square meter large play area for children up to 12 years. Here you can go climbing, jump in a bouncy castle, jump in a ball pool or play air hockey and more.
Website: Djungelhuset

Multi Challenge

Welcome to one of Sweden’s biggest adventure houses. Here you will find: Boda Borg, laser hall, climbing wall, go-carting and lots of other challenges.
Website: Multi Challenge


The waterpark Storsjöbadet offers waterpark, slides and spa area. Open all year round.
Website: Storsjöbadet

Moose Garden

Meet the King of the Forest. Go to Orrviken on a guided tour for an extraordinary close encounter with moose.
Website: Moose Garden


Sweden’s largest city festival. The festival at the end of July attracts world artists year after year. The week before, Krogstråket also runs. It is a part when all the different pubs and restaurants in Östersund pitch tents along the entire Storsjöstranden. During the Storsjöyran, a fun fair is also opened which is very popular

Webbsite: Storsjöyran

This is only a fraction of what you can find in Östersund. Read more about what you can do in Östersund on the website

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