Active outdoor

The county of Gävleborg is made up of two provinces; Hälsingland to the north and Gästrikland in the south. Come here to enjoy the wildlife, the culture, the outdoor life and primarily disconnect from our chaotic daily lives in truly magnificent surroundings. Wild forests, native wildlife, charming accommodations & UNESCO world heritage sites are the highlights of our incredible, small and personal environment. We don’t do 5-star resort hotels, but we do do luxury-in-experience.

Orbaden pool

Orbaden Spa & Resort  

Swedish culture and wilderness plus a view to enjoy from the spa.

A little gem with stunning views across the meandering river Ljusnan in the heart of cultural Hälsingland.

Famous for its 2km long sandy beach, Orbaden has been attracting visitors for almost 100 years. Today, Orbaden is a modern hotel and spa with indoor & outdoor pools, Jacuzzi, sauna and an extensive treatments menu. The restaurant offers fine-dining and outdoor terrace with unrivalled views.

Four junior suites and five luxury-design suites, designed by well-known Swedish personalities, were completed in 2016 as Orbaden enhances its growing reputation as a location to disconnect from the outside world for a few days.

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Högbo Brukshotell paddle

Högbo Brukshotell

Food, activities and relaxation. A luxury countryside retreat with a White Guide accredited restaurant, world-class mountain biking and cross-country skiing, nature based activities plus a relaxing spa.

Högbo Brukshotell offers the perfect blend of nature, active and cultural tourism. Everything you need for a 2 to 4 night stay is on the doorstep: sporting equipment can be rented, relax in the spa or by the lake, play a round of golf or casually peruse the various local craft shops. Your meals at Högbo Brukare an important part of your stay. Many of the seasonal raw ingredients are ecologically produced on site under the branding ‘Made in Högbo’. Sustainability, recycling and waste reduction are key features. Definitely not the easiest way, but the best!

Activities & Packages: All of the above plus canoe and kayak, horse riding, walking, horse & carriage / sleigh, local arts & crafts, adventure park.

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Icelandic Horseback Riding at Stilleben Sweden, Åmot.


Set in the midst of meadows, lakes and forestland, Stilleben Sweden in Åmotsbruk, 2 hours north of Stockholm, has come to define a contemporary Swedish nature holiday. You can stay in our new lifestyle hotel or rent a cottage. Complete your stay with one of our organic meals and numerous activities to explore our surroundings. We offer wellness packages and customised travel tips for our guests. Välkommen!

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Relaxing in the pool at Hedenstugan.


Hedenstugan is an exclusive hotel, in a remarkably quiet forest setting with nature reserve and lakes nearby. A great place to de-stress! Quad safari, biking, kayaking, cross-country skiing, sports, music, culture and breathtaking natural beauty, all easily accessible locally or a short drive away.

Hedenstugan B&B Hotel guests can enjoy and relax in our wood heated Finnish sauna or wood heated hot tub/jacuzzi, or take an outdoor shower. All services are located in the backyard of the hotel. Or why not do a workout at the outside gym. Everything is built with timber and fits everybody. Free entrance to the gym!

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Zipline track at Orbaden Zip & Climb.

Orbaden Zip & Climb

Let the adventure begin!

This adventure park is located in Orbaden, in the heart of Hälsingland. Besides riding the Zipline, walking high altitudes and climbing on our 13.5m high climbing wall, you can also enjoy a good meal with our own produced beer (KRAV-Labeled) in our Brasserie.

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