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I Östersund njuter du av livet året om. Staden har en alldeles egen, charmig atmosfär och här finns mycket som är unikt. Den höga, klara luften, de ljusa, långa sommarnätterna och de riktiga vintrarna med mycket snö gör det verkligen enkelt att tycka om både staden och dess omgivningar. Östersund ligger nästan mitt i Jämtland, den självutnämnda republiken. Här finns mysig shopping, många små caféer, spännande kultur och dessutom både ett rikt nöjes- och friluftsliv!
Museiplan, Östersund

If you only want to visit one museum when visiting Östersund and Jämtland, then choose the Jamtli. During the summer months, you can meet people from the past and experience the local culture up close. In winter, the museum transforms into a traditional Christmas market. Jamtli also hosts a unique underground exhibition that intricately narrates the history of Norrland. Among its treasures is the Överhogdal hangings, a 1000-year-old textile picture, Europe’s oldest and best-preserved. Awarded with three stars by Guide Michelin, Jamtli promises a captivating journey through time and culture.

Moose Garden
Orrviken, Östersund

Moose Garden provides a unique opportunity to interact with moose in their natural habitat. Expert guides lead tours, offering an up-close experience with these incredible animals.

Ösk-vägen 13, Östersund

Elevate your dining experience to new heights at Arctura, perched 55 meters above the ski stadium in Östersund. This restaurant offers a breathtaking panoramic view of Östersund, Frösön, Storsjön, and Oviksfjällen. Delight your palate with a menu that features exquisite dishes like reindeer, moose, char, and homemade truffles, all set against the stunning backdrop of the surrounding landscape.

Brunkullan Brasserie
Postgränd 5, Östersund

Experience the timeless charm of Brunkullan, situated in one of Östersund's oldest quarters. This classic establishment offers a culinary journey with flavours from every corner of the world, plus a large bar in a unique 19th-century setting. During the summer months, Brunkullan stands out with Östersund's only garden restaurant, providing the city's most cosy outdoor dining experience.

Sjötorget 5, Östersund

Storsjöhyttan is a unique fusion of studio workshop, shop, and gallery dedicated to the artistry of glass. Witness the mesmerising transformation of glass into exquisite pieces of art and then, explore the shop to acquire your own glass treasures.

Frösö Handtryck
Storgatan 19, Östersund

Frösö Handtryck, a venerable institution with seventy-five years of history, stands as one of Sweden's few remaining hand printers and one of its oldest. Specialising in hand-printed interior textiles and accessories, including cushions, bags, and tableware, Frösö Handtryck offers a unique and authentic touch to its creations. These meticulously crafted items serve as charming souvenirs, allowing visitors to take home a piece of Östersund's artistic and historical legacy.

Åre Östersund Airport (OSD)

Östersund’s airport is located on Frösön Island and transport to the city centre only takes ten minutes. VY Airport Coaches run to and from the centre of Östersund in connection with most departures. You can use Länstrafiken’s app/MobiTime to easily buy a ticket. The bus departs from Centrum stop B in the town centre.


Sweden can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travellers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.

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