RiksgränsenRiksgränsen is a Swedish ski resort 200 km north of the Arctic Circle, in Kiruna municipality. Located right at the border with Norway, the name Riksgränsen literally means "The National Border".
Riksgränsen is the world's northernmost ski resort. It opened in 1928 at Malmbanan, the rail line between Luleå and Narvik.
By trainSJ has sleeper trains from Stockholm and Gothenburg to Riksgränsen. From Riksgränsen railway station it is not more than a few hundred metres to Hotell Riksgränsen and the ski slope].
By planeThere are domestic flights from Stockholm to Kiruna, which is the closest airport. The flight takes approximately 90 minutes and from Kiruna you need to get a bus, train or car to Riksgränsen. The transfer does also take about 90 minutes.
By carYou will easily reach Riksgränsen by taking the E10 that passes right through the village.
Outdoor life in generall, especially winter sport and mountain sport; climbing, hiking, fishing and snowmobiling.
phone: +46 980-641 00An après-ski venue in Hotell Riksgränsen, serving drinks and burgers. Sometimes they host DJs and live music.
phone: +46 980 641 67The fine dining hotel restaurant of Hotell Riksgränsen, serving dishes made from local produce.
phone: +46 980-641 00A restaurant and bar serving faster food like pizzas, hamburgers and soups.
LobbybarenOffer salads, sandwiches, burgers, soups and drinks.
phone: +46 980-641 00address: Riksgränsvägen 13A hotel restaurant of the hotel with the same name. Only hotel guests can pre-book tables.
phone: +46 980-641 00With 60 seats there is always a table available for lunch or fika. Offer lighter meals like sandwiches and gulasch soup.
phone: +46 980-400 80address: Riksgränsvägen 15With the hotel bar Grönan, the hotel restaurant Lapplandia, a spa and a sports shop.
phone: +46 980 641 00At an altitude of it is Sweden's most elevated mountain lodge. Offer 18 beds in 10 rooms.
Meteorologen Ski Lodgephone: +46 980-64100address: Riksgränsvägen 13Built in 1903 as a toll house, it is the oldest building in Riksgränsen. They have a hotel restaurant.
phone: +46 980-43050address: Lokvändarvägen 20An exclusive 14 bed hotel, oriented towards those interested in nature, gastronomy and wine. Aside from hotel rooms they offer a bar a restaurant, sauna and massage facilities. As the owner has been named Swedish sommelier of year, you'd be wise to check out their wine assortment. The interior is designed by the internationally acclaimed design agency Stylt.
phone: +46 980-64100address: Riksgränsenvägen 4A hostel operated by the Swedish tourist's association. The budget option for visitors spending the night in Riksgränsen. They have a gym and a sauna.