Åre in Sweden – A Ski Holiday in Scandinavia to see the Northern Lights

by Scandinavian mum

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Åre, named by Conde Naste as one of the world’s ten best ski-resorts, offers excellent snow and world class skiing. But what really sets Åre apart from other ski destinations is its quaint village nestled below the slopes; with a picturesque square surrounded by traditional wooden houses with hotels, shops and restaurants.

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Fabriken Furillen – a industrial chic boutique hotel in Gotland Sweden

by Scandinavian mum

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Far from busy city life, in a northeastern corner of the Swedish island of Gotland, lies the remote peninsula of Furillen. And in the midst of the rough yet inspiring natural landscape you’ll discover a industrial-chic boutique hotel with stunning Baltic Sea views.

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Boutique Hotel: Ett Hem – Home from Home in Stockholm

by Scandinavian mum

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Help yourself to wine from the fridge, pinch a book from the library and settle in for a cosy afternoon in the glasshouse. Marked through Mr and Mrs Smith as a Urban Gustavian Hideout, Ett Hem in Stockholm is the new benchmark for laid-back Swedish hospitality.

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Skanör -a beautiful seaside resort in South Sweden

by Scandinavian mum

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Skanör Beach hut Copyright 2009 © Felix Choo / dingobear photography

Wallander brought the tiny place Ystad in Sweden into the spotlight. But there’s another charming coastal town, just a bit further west, that’s called Skanör. This is a popular seaside resort with a vibrant harbour and famous for it’s sandy white beaches and multicoloured beach huts.
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