Discover the beauty of Sweden on your next self-catering holiday in Europe. This quirky country is a wonderful choice for a holiday with a difference and offers something for everyone. Choose the ideal base for your Swedish experience from our comprehensive range of self-catering Sweden accommodation.  Västernorrland is the perfect destination for those looking to get that real Swedish experience, with its abundance of nature, history and culture.

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Attractions and excursions in Västernorrland

Västernorrland is bursting with things to do, making it perfect for action-packed family holidays and adventure holidays. For instance, for those who enjoy hiking holidays and climbing, there is the Skallberget and Skallbergsgrotten. These mountain ranges are expansive, at a height of 259 metres. Journey to the peak of the mountain, where you will enjoy a splendid view of the area and the glittering Lake Gissjöen. The mountains are also littered with mysterious winding caves for you to explore whilst self-catering Sweden, some of which are up to 50 metres deep. Do you dare brave the descent? If so, this is a worthwhile trip. Just don’t forget to pack suitable shoes.

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Explore the legendary Scandinavian nature whilst self-catering Sweden

Scandinavian nature is some of the most beautiful and wholesome in the world, and there’s no better place to get to experience it in Sweden than in the Skuleskogen Nationalpark. Located just 40 kilometeres from the town of Örnsköldsvik, the National Park is highly recommended for those on a family holiday self-catering in Sweden. If visiting during your summer holidays, start your trip around the Natural Park at Naturum,the parks’ extremely informative visitor centre, where you can find answers to your  questions about nature in the area and help planning your hike.

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Things to do whilst self-catering Sweden in Västernorrland

Also near to the town of Örnsköldsvik is the so-called ‘High Coast area’, where you will find  the towns of Kramfors, Härnösand and Sollefteå. Worth a visit here is the Genesmon's archaeological open-air museum, located just 6 km from Ornskoldsvik. On the site there is a reconstruction of an old iron age farm, where you can experience what life was like in this area in the year 500.Take a step back in time and learn more about the ancient Swedish history here before you head back to seek modernity in your fully-equipped self-catering Sweden holiday accommodation.

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Fairy-tales come to life in magical Sweden

For those looking to experience some of the fairytale of Sweden on their self-catering family holidays in Sweden, head to the town of Sidensjö where you can go to Källarbacken's Saga. Explore the woodlands on your forest holiday, following a path that will lead you through classic tales which have formed an important part of the Swedish culture and folkloric traditions. Meet the Seven Dwarves, the Evil Witch from the Hansel and Gretel and the mischievous Goldilocks! Kids will love this interactive family day out and the chance to play with the many animals here.

Unique holiday experiences in Västernorrland

Sweden is quickly becoming one of the more popular holiday destinations in Northern Europe.  Many people are intrigued by the idea of self-catering Sweden in one of our hand-picked options for Sweden accommodation.  Every year we see that the holiday homes and holiday cottages in Sweden are increasingly often booked, especially during the summer holiday period.

Self-catering Sweden with NOVASOL

It is no surprise for us here at NOVASOL that Sweden is one of the best-loved Northern European holiday destinations.  The country offers both outstanding natural beauty as well as a rich culture and intriguing history.  There is also a huge variety of activities on offer throughout the country which are sure to contribute towards an unforgettable holiday all year round.  NOVASOL is proud to offer a great selection of self-catering holiday cottages in Sweden, as well as a number of great apartments, so you can be sure we will be able to find a holiday home that will match the criteria you have for your self-catering Sweden holiday.