Prehistoric times & New settler culture in Hemavan Tärnaby - 21 matches

”Stalo grounds”

Överuman district   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture This is the name given to a form of ancient remains in the mountain regions which have not yet been fully explained.

Biellojaure and the trail to Ammarnäs

The Norra Fjällnäs valley   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture, Hiking in the mountains, Hiking overnight The trail goes to Biellojaure roadless settlement.

Gammställnäset

The Laisan valley   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture This is one of the oldest settlements in Tärna.

Gratian Museum in Umnäs

Storuman   Map

Point of interest, Prehistoric times & New settler culture, Museum Permanent displays feature Sami and settler artefacts, 1920s/’30s medical equipment, a school classroom, and old photographs. There is also an ever-changing programme of tempora...

Gunnarn Museum

Storuman   Map

Point of interest, Museum, Prehistoric times & New settler culture In Gunnarn next to the school there is a large older house which used to be a school a long time ago , today there is a local history and school museum, there is also a flea mar...

Hut foundations / "Stalo ground"

The Tängvattnet valley   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture, Sami culture You are in the mountains and the ground is almost completely flat, this is where you can find the Stalo grounds.

Local museum on Luspholmarna Islet Kåtaholmen

Storuman   Map

Swimming pool, sauna & relax, Hiking, Point of interest [...] Luspholmarna are islets that extends out into Lake Storuman. The local museum here, with its café and small walking paths, has been mentioned in the Michelin Guide. The area is ...

On the way to the frontier and Norway

Överuman district   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture WAR MEMORY IN KÅTAVIKEN During the Second World War the homestead at Kåtaviken was an important link in the chain of communication between the Norwegian resistance movement and...

Slipstensbäcken Hemavan

Hemavan   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture The brook in the middle of the village, known as Slipstensbäcken or Kvarnbäcken (= the grindstone brook or the mill brook) has been used for driving the village’s grindstones an...

Stone cowshed, Umasjö

Överuman district   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture A cowshed which is unusually large for a mountain district.

Tärna Parish

Tärnaby   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture “It would seem that building permanent dwellings by the mountains, in places where no crops or coniferous trees grow, is a truly risky experiment.” The new settlers had come to ...

The Björkvattnet valley

The Björkvattnet valley   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture, Geology & flowers Colonists settled here in the 1800s for the fertile soil sake.

The Jovattnet valley

The Jovattnet valley   Map

Sami culture, Prehistoric times & New settler culture Artscape without borders. Krutfjellvegens artwork gives you time to see the landscape with new eyes.

The mill at Långsjöby

Storuman   Map

Point of interest, Prehistoric times & New settler culture In the 1970s the mill, weir and adjoining timber worker’s hut were restored. A lumberjack cabin was moved there at the same time and, in the early 2000s, the rebuilding of an 18...

The railwaystation

Storuman   Map

Guided activities, Point of interest, Prehistoric times & New settler culture One late winter evening in November 1923, the first train entered Storuman's railway station. The station building was designed by SJ's chief architect Folke Zettervall and it ...

The Sami settlement at lake Gausjosjön

Överuman district   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture, Sami culture, Hiking in the mountains [...] A beautiful and easily accessible path leading to the summer settlement used by the northern Sami in the 1930s. The settlement is located at the foot of Artfjället and on the ba...

Tingsholmen

The Tängvattnet valley   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture, Sami culture An early description of the little islet out in the middle of the Tängvattnet waters off Rönäs village is found in Egil Skallagrimson’s saga. This tells that King Torulf Kveldul...

Trapping pits at Biellojaure

The Norra Fjällnäs valley   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture The trapping pits are on the other side of the brook where the road ends at a car park. The first pit is situated on the height beyond the swamp about 100 metres directly west o...

Trapping pits in Solberg

The Laisan valley   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture, Sami culture 24 trapping pits wich are easily accessible.

Virisen

The Björkvattnet valley   Map

Prehistoric times & New settler culture The farm Virisen is a mountain farm which has existed for six generations. The company Virisen Lapland runs the farm according to old traditions of hunting, fishing, agriculture...

Storuman touristinformation

Open june until augusti
Aktiviteten
Skolgatan 23
923 31 Storuman
+46 (0)951-143 10
turist@storuman.se

Hemavan Tärnaby Turistbyrå

Västra strandvägen 1
920 64 Tärnaby
0954-104 50
info@hemavantarnaby.se
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