SAS, the largest airline company in Scandinavia, offers cheap international flight tickets to Östersund. Our city guide will help you to find out what's up and the best tips from SAS crew and passengers.
In the middle of this self-appointed republic is the main town, Östersund, offering good shopping, an exciting culture and a rich range of entertainments.
What's up in Östersund
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The oldest and biggest festival in Sweden and one of the biggest music festivals in Scandinavia, Storsjöyran attracts both Swedish and international artists. Don't miss out on the President's Speech, celebrating the self-appointed Republic of Jämtland - the crowd always goes wild.
Not far from Östersund is Åre, one of Sweden's most popular destinations for active holidays. Head for Åreskutan in winter and the bike park for mountain biking in the summer. If you are looking for an active vacation, then Åre is one of the best destinations in Sweden.
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Östersund is a café town, with a higher concentration than in most Swedish cities. Wedmarks is one of the more famous. The first smorgåstårta, or "sandwich cake," was created here in the 1960's. Another café worth visiting is Torners konditori, located on Storgatan 24, one of the best in Sweden.