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      Dogsledding-Weather Conditions-Aurora Borealis Question

      Kiruna Jan 2, 2017 at 10:25 PM

      Hello Everyone!

      I had a few more questions about traveling to Absiko/Kiruna since me and 5 friends will be traveling there next week. You guys were all really helpful in my previous question, and I hope you can share some more insights with me.

      1) I've noticed that the weather in this area of Sweden tends to snow a lot lately. I'm curious to know if it is generally light snow, or is it heavy snowstorms/ white outs?

      2) I've been keeping track of the Aurora forecasts with some apps, and it says that the two nights we will be up north, has a kp index of 2 (nothing). Ironically, for the next few days after, there's a kp index of 5 (which is amazing but we will be back home by then). My question is, if you think it will be worth traveling all the way to Abisko at all if there is such a small chance in seeing the northern lights?

      3) Dogsledding. We want to do it, but there are so many options and it's been hard finding the right place. I've read that Kiruna has nicer landscapes for dogsledding than Abisko, and I wonder if that is true? Also, I'm looking for a place in Kiruna that will offer individual sleds (for 6 people-2 hours-not expensive/cheap). Do you have any recommendations?

      Thank you so much for any information you can lend!! I look forward to any responses!

      -Sara

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      Transportation between Abisko and Kiruna

      Kiruna Dec 26, 2016 at 1:01 AM

      Hi all!

      We're 5 people planning a very short trip to Kiruna and Abisko. We are arriving in Kiruna Saturday night, Jan 14 at 21:00 and leaving Kiruna on Monday morning at 12:55. We want to spend Sunday morning checking out a bit of Kiruna/or ice hotel and maybe dog sledding (either Kiruna or Abisko), leave early Sunday afternoon to Abisko spend Sunday night there, and leave Monday morning to Kiruna airport. What are the recommended methods of travel then?

      Regarding driving, I don't have experience driving in winter conditions so I am very concerned about renting a car. If you definitely recommend it, do you have any tips, instructions, or advice about night driving in Abisko.

      Thanks!

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      by MeelisO Online Now Aug 3, 2014 at 3:52 AM

      If I have only one day in Gotland, should I go to south of Gotland of North? because I think I can't make it to the both ends of the island because I'm wiht my bike.

      1 Answer Aug 11, 2014 at 4:28 AM
    • Planning brief wedding for somewhere in Visby June 22nd, 2014

      by jonigayle Online Now May 11, 2014 at 8:44 AM

      My husband and I are on our honeymoon (married on Santa Lucia Day in Naples FL where we live)
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      Hostels in Visby

      by Rocket123 Online Now Apr 16, 2008 at 4:50 PM

      Any suggestions for youth hostels to stay during Medieval Week 2008 in Visby.
      Thanks in advance Rocket...

      1 Answer Apr 17, 2008 at 3:19 AM
    • Parties in gotland/ where to stay

      by santama Online Now Apr 17, 2007 at 2:37 AM

      I read in some of the answers thata there are mainly two big summer parties are worth seeing ( midsummer and the medieval one). I was wondering which one is the best one to choose and were is the best location to stay in the island? (not too expensive)

      1 Answer Apr 17, 2007 at 2:22 PM
    • When to go?

      by Fabriziopugliese Online Now Feb 14, 2007 at 5:28 AM

      Hi,
      I will be going to gotland this summer... I know that the festivals are from the 5th until the 12th of August... but is this the best time of the year to go to Gotland? when is the best time for parties???

      Thanks very much!!!

      fab

      2 Answers Feb 16, 2007 at 12:39 PM
    • Planning ahead

      by Drcas Online Now Aug 9, 2006 at 8:41 PM

      I'm planning a trip with husband to Sweden next September '07. We want to spend 15 days. I'm thinking of flying into Stockholm and then on to Gotland. I was pleased to see that many of the tourists will be gone by then but I'm really looking for any ideas between the mainland and the islands that will immerse me in the country and it's history No 5 star hotels for me! Are there any 'must-see' things you would recommend so I don't totally miss out. Also, I would really like to rent a car and do this by driving ourselves; is this an easy thing?

      Thanks for your help! D.

      3 Answers Aug 18, 2006 at 3:08 PM
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      GOTLAND in early August

      by MDUBYAZ Online Now Jul 10, 2006 at 7:13 PM

      Headed to Gotland for 3+ days in the very beginning of August. I was wondering if this is still considered a fun time to visit, or, if the people have all gone home. Any feedback would be most appreciated. Ha det bra.

      MD

      4 Answers Jul 17, 2006 at 12:24 PM
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      Japanese welfare tourism??

      by nuppe Online Now Jul 8, 2005 at 7:46 AM

      Hello, I'm trying to help a japanese friend who's trying to help a friend to arrange a trip to Stockholm and Gotland and to visit the places concerning the welfare work there. This maybe should be dealt with by the pro's, but I will at least try to help.

      1 Answer Jul 10, 2005 at 1:00 PM
    • does anyone know if there are tours of Gotland?

      by mmmaher Online Now Apr 27, 2004 at 5:24 AM

      My in-laws want to go to Gotland this summer, and they are seniors, so they would like to go with a tour, if possible, as they don't want to rent a car. Does anyone know of any tour operators that offer a, say, 5-day tour of Gotland, including transportation and hotels? I checked on the internet and have not been able to find much. Any recommendations? tour operators? resources? websites? Thanks so much!

      3 Answers Apr 28, 2004 at 8:41 AM
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      Accommodation for a cycling trip

      by Hockeylady Online Now Aug 13, 2003 at 4:01 AM

      I'm planning a cycling trip to Gotland next summer 2004. I wonder which guesthouses, b&b:s, cabins, country farms or other accommodation services (but not the hotels) are the nicest and friendliest plus can tolerate four cycklists staying only one night in one place. Has anyone tried their services?

      6 Answers Aug 14, 2003 at 5:19 AM
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      Gotland party

      by evancheong Online Now Jun 26, 2003 at 2:39 AM

      I'll be going to Gotland and apparently it is during a week where everyone will be dressed up in medieval clothings for the party. Does anyone know about this party? What is it about.

      4 Answers Aug 18, 2004 at 12:12 PM