Fly from London to the Scandinavian Mountains

The Scandinavian airline SAS has announced they will begin commercial flights from London to the Trysil / Sälen Airport, also called Scandinavian Mountains SCR. It has become known for being the first airport in the world built without an air traffic control tower, instead having a virtual tower. The first flights will arrive on the 22nd of December 2019, with the first plane arriving from...

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Fly to the Scandinavian Mountains

Scandinavian Mountains Airport, also referred to as Sälen Trysil Airport, is an airport under construction in Dalarna, Sweden, close to the Norwegian border. And the new airport has just announced its opening date! With 6,400,000 guest nights, 100,000 beds and 3,300,000 ski days, every year - Scandinavian Mountains is already an established tourist destination. Especially in winter as a ski...

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Where to spend Christmas in Scandinavia

If you are looking for a getaway to experience an authentic white Christmas, there are some truly fabulous cozy cabin style hotels, tucked away in Winter Wonderland far, far North... We have chosen three truly amazing hotels where you can spend an unforgettable holiday! Scandinavian Christmas is one of the most searched topics on this blog. And I can only assume there's many of you dreaming of...

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

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. Whether you’re planning a ski holiday or just looking for a cosy...

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From UK to Norway by car and ferry – this is how we travel to Scandinavia

No wrestling with limiting baggage allowance or going through the stress of airport security and passport controls. Instead you could travel from the UK to Norway in comfort by car, with the help of a few ferries. Unfortunately in 2017 there are no more ferries running between the UK and Scandinavia. Even the sailing between Harwich and Esjberg in Denmark closed down in 2014. And considering that...

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Fabriken Furillen – a industrial chic boutique hotel in Gotland Sweden

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. Craggy limestone formations stand starkly beside deserted beaches, and sea birds nest among the ruins of an old gravel quarry. This...

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Boutique Hotel: Ett Hem – Home from Home in Stockholm

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. Owner Jeanette Mix bought the elegant townhouse, originally a private residence built in 1910 for an official and his wife who was an...

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Dreaming of a Swedish Summer holiday – discover Gotland

Gotland Sweden is one of the most piqturesq places I'd been to in Scandinava. Situated in the Baltic Sea, the island has arguable everything you've been dreaming off for a family Summer holiday. Rent a family holiday home through Airbnb. Amongst a plentiful rentals to choose from we would recommend staying in a traditional Swedish farm house, fully renovated to a high standard for a comfortable...

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