Where? Åre! The above video was shot in Åre, Sweden in July 2016 as part of my Scandinavian tour, where I hit Sweden, Finland, and Norway in one trip! I’ve talked before about how incredible a city Stockholm was, and how much I am obsessed with it to this day. But escaping into the wilderness of Åre was an absolute highlight of my trip. It was in this little town nestled in a valley nestled in a mountain range that I got to see Tännforsens Falls, the largest waterfall in Sweden!
Wanna get the most from this article? Watch the video first! I took this boat tour through Stockholm’s Royal Canal during my Scandinavian holiday in July 2016. I was specifically in Stockholm that week for the TBEX travel blogging conference and nice enough, with each travel blogger’s registration we got complimentary Stockholm Passes. (We love free things.) With this pass came complimentary access to local museums and tourist attractions, such as the Vasa Museum, the Hop-On-Hop-Off tour bus, and of course, access to the conference. I made a ton of friends that TBEX and local
Want a taste of back-country Swedish adventure, but don’t have the many hours (or muscles) it takes to conquer an actual mountain? Tännforsens waterfall and walking trails are your answer.
Prior to this trip I had absolutely no prior knowledge of Stockholm, Sweden aside from the Swedish Chef from Sesame Street (LOL). In my mind I imagined it as a cold, old-fashioned, boring city.