SAS, the largest airline in Scandinavia, offers cheap international flights to Östersund. Our city guide will help you to find out what's up & 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 entertainment.
What's up in Ostersund
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The oldest & biggest festival in Sweden & 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. That always makes the crowd go wild.
Not far from Östersund is Åre, one of Sweden's most popular destinations for active hollidays. Head for Åreskutan in the winter & the bike park for mountain biking in the summer. If you are looking for an active vacation, Åre is one of the best destinations in Sweden.
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Tel.: +46 63 51 03 83
Östersund is a café town, with a higher concentration than in most Swedish cities. Wedmarks is one of the most famous. The first smörgåstårta was created here in the 1960s. Another café worth visiting is Torners konditori located on Storgatan 24, one of the best in Sweden.
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|Population: 43,796 |
|Language: Swedish |
|Currency: Krona (SEK) |
|Time zone: CET || |
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