28. Vilhelmina, Sweden

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Why

If you’d like to learn a little more about the Sami people (indigenous people of the Swedish Lappland), this is the place. It’s rich with history and the sights are simply remarkable.

Vilhelmina, Sweden - Lake

Vilhelmina, Sweden – Lake

 

Vilhelmina, Sweden - Local Descendant

Vilhelmina, Sweden – Sami store owner

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Where

Vilhelmina is located in the Swedish Lappland, north of Stockholm.

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How To Get Here

By Train

There is train service to Vilhelmina. This is a very long train ride even with one change. But you get to see the Swedish countryside, so it works out.

By Plane

Vilhelmina (VHM) has its own airport which is served by NextJet (2N) from Stockholm-Arlanda (ARN).

Vilhelmina, Sweden - Airport VHM

Vilhelmina, Sweden – Airport VHM

By Bus

There is a combination of buses, trains and ferries. Check Rome2rio.com for combinations.

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

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Where To Stay

There are many hotels in the city. You may also stay in the old part of the town in one of the original Sami homes of the area. Check below for a place to stay.

Vilhelmina, Sweden - Hotel Bed

Vilhelmina, Sweden – Hotel Bed

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

 

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Where To Eat

 

Vilhelmina, Sweden - Food

Vilhelmina, Sweden – Food

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

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What To Do

 

 

Vilhelmina, Sweden - Museum

Vilhelmina, Sweden – Museum

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.

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Additional Information

  1. Langauge: Swedish
  2. Currency: Swedish krona (SEK)
  3. Visit Sweden Tourism Board
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  6. Twitter

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  1. February 13, 2017

    […] to Fatmomakke. You would require a car or a hired service from the nearest train station which is Vilhelmina, another unfamiliar destination :-). This is a very long train ride even with one change. But you […]

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