Jokkmokk Christmas Market

December 6th - 9th, 2018. Are you looking for that true Christmas atmosphere in a beautiful winter season? Skip the crowds and the sweat from a varm jacket in plus degrees Celsius and visit the heart of Lapland - Jokkmokk and their magical Christmas market with delicacies from Lapland and Sami handicrafts. In the evening you can enjoy Hotell Åkerlund's amazing Christmas table with lappish delicacies like reindear and moose.

The Package

- Returnflights to Skellefteå
- Rental car 4 days
- Accomandation at Knute's Hotel, 1 night
- Accomandation at Hotell Åkerlund, 1 night
- Christmas table in the evening., Hotel Åkerlund
- Accomandation at KUST hotel, 1 night

This package gives you a fabulous trip through Sweden's northernmost landscape; Västerbotten, Norrbotten and Lapland. In addition to the Christmas market, you get the opportunity to visit the largest exhibition in the wilderness -  Svansele is a work of art without equal, cross the Arctic Circle and enjoy a refreshing bath on the roof of the hotel in Piteå. After this trip, we promise you come home relaxed and maybe even yearn for Christmas break?

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Day 1
Arriving to Skellefteå Airport where our staff is meeting up to hand you the directions and the keys to a modern rental car. Your first stop will be the Wilderness Center in Svansele, where you will find Sweden's largest wilderness exhibition. You spend the night at beautiful Knute's hotel, a hotel in the middle of nature where you are surrounded by the silence, the darkness and the sparkling snow. As guests of Knutes hotels Svansele you have free access to ice fishing equipment,  snowshoeing and cross-country skiing - a great way to take the opportunity to enjoy nature to the fullest. Are you lucky in the evening you may see a northern lights before going to bed.
Day 2
When you feel your rest, a different breakfast awaits at the Wilderness exhibition, cooked over an open fire. It will give you enough energy for the continuation of your journey. You travel northbound towards the inland in the beautiful elongated country. On the way you pass Arvidsjaur - maybe the location for a leg stretcher with lunch or coffee? In Arvidsjaur there are several cozy cafés with original offerings. Once in Jokkmokk you will find your accommodation, Hotell Akerlund very central. Park the car outside, check in and then just enjoy the lovely Christmas atmosphere! Outside Akerlund is the cozy Christmas market with delicacies from Norrland and unique Sami crafts. Jokkmokk is more than genuine Christmas and winter mood. In Jokkmokk we recommend to visit Ájtte, the Swedish Mountain and Sami Museum where you can live in the Sami culture without disturbing it. We also recommend a visit to Jokkmokks Tenn, where you can visit both the shop and the workshop. If you are lucky you can see a piece of jewelry made that you can also buy.
Day 3
Your last night is spent in Piteå at KUST Hotell & SPA, about 2.5 hours driving from Jokkmokk and only one hour from the airport in Skellefteå. Here you can relax and enjoy. Feel free to visit their fabulous spa or find a nice chair and read an exciting book before enjoying a real taste experience in restaurant Tage.
Day 4
It's time to leave Lapland for this time, we hope you feel rested and that you are full of many nice memories. The car is returned at the airport, where you picked it up. We recommend you to arrive at the airport no later than 50 minutes before the scheduled departure time.

Accommodation information
Knutes hotel
Simple but very fresh hotel with 8 rooms, in the lobby fridge there is the possibility to buy an evening sandwich. The breakfast is served at the Wilderness Exhibition (about 250 m from the hotel). Shower and toilet in the room. Free wifi at the entire hotel. There is no manned  reception, a code will be distributed the day before as a key access. In the basement there is the possibility of a sauna for those who wish.
Hotell Akerlund
Charming hotel with newly renovated rooms. Cozy feeling and a lovely atmosphere that make you feel at home but still properly looked after. Free wifi throughout the hotel.
KUST hotel
Newly built with a luxurious design. Here you will find everything you might need for an overnight stay - spa, gym, restaurant, comfortable and spacious rooms. If you once have stayed at KUST hotel and spa - you will remember it. 

Important to remember On your journey to Jokkmokk it is important to drive carefully, partly for the winter conditions,but also for all the wildlife that exists. It is not uncommon to,  this time of year, meet reindeers on the road. The reindeers are beautiful animals, but not always willing leave the road. Use the opportunity to admired it for a while before they step aside. Goto Nordic's most important tips this trip is to adjust the speed according to the road and the surroundings!

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