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  • The right of public access: flowers

    You are allowed to pick wildflowers under the right of public access, but only the ones that don't have a protected status. Now here is where things might get very complicated. Some flowers are protected in one area, but not in another. Like this flower for instance, the Gullviva. In the part of Sweden where I live (Södermanlands Län) the flower is...

  • The right of public access: berries

    Let me give you another example of the right of public access (allemanrätten). You are allowed to pick berries or mushrooms in the countryside. But do remember that in areas protected by law, like national parks, nature reserves and historical sites, special rules apply.But in general this rule gives you a great opportunity to taste some of those...

  • The right of public access: camping

    The right of public access is great for backpackers and people travelling on a budget. The rules for camping are simple: It is allowed to camp in the countryside for one or two nights in the same place. But there are some restrictions. It is only allowed if you are not disturbing the landowner, or the local people. You are not allowed to put up...

  • The counties of Sweden

    This page is about Norrbottens Län, but if you are looking for specific info about one of the other counties (läns) you can click on these links below. On each of these pages I will give you a description of the county and places worth while visiting.The Swedish counties from south to north:Götaland (South Sweden):Skåne länBlekinge länHallands...

  • Norrbotten

    This area is fantastic for hiking, trekking, fishing and whatever you can think of regarding to this. Also, as it is in Sweden, it is very well organise and safe. There are plenty of sites and possibilities. Check the official site or search for more.Norrbottens

  • Län, Landskap??? The big question!

    The system in Sweden is rather confusing (I think). So let me make a try to confuse you as well, LOL :-))Three parts of SwedenFirst of all Sweden is often roughly devided in three main parts and Svealand is the central part of the country. On the map you can see these three parts of Sweden.- Götaland = South Sweden- Svealand = Central Sweden-...

  • Welcome to Norrbottens Län

    So far I have been concentrating on my trip to Abisko and a bit beyond. But there is much more to say about Norbottens Län than only that. So in these general tips I want to give you some general info about Norrbottens Län, its history and its culture. Let me start by giving you an idea where Norrbottens Län is located. It is in the total north of...

  • The right of public access in general

    The right of public access (allemansrätten) is a unique right that we have in Sweden (there is a similar system in Norway and Finland). It is alike for Swedes and for from visitors from abroad. In short it means that everyone has the right to be out in the countryside. You can use and enjoy all natural spaces in Sweden, whether it is privately...

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