… And other experiences - from mountain cows to cannons
There are many experiences available in the High Coast, whether you like animals or nature, want to see how life could get itself under the Cold War or just want to enjoy the tulips’ color splendor – or something else.
Tulip Festival, Backsjön
A small part of the Netherlands in the middle of the northern forests. The Tulip Festival – this year between May 26 and June 16 – is a fantastic explosion of color and form. Take the opportunity to buy with you bulbs home!
Seal safari and bird watching, Lappudden, Nordingrå
Want a real nature experience? Book a seal safari or an excursion among fantastic birds at Lappudden’s outdoor center in Nordingrå. Always with a knowledgeable guide of course. And why not finish the day with a dip in the wilderness bath by the sea?
Outdoor Center Södra Berget, Sundsvall
Restless and travel-tired children? Throw them out on playgrounds and adventure trails on Södra Berget, just three kilometers from the center of Sundsvall! Here you will find adventures and challenges in the form of Skogslekparken, Björnstigen, Naturstigen and Tarzanstigen.
Prison Island, Strike Club, Södra stadsberget, Sundsvall
An experience center from nine years and upwards to solve puzzles and collect points in the cells and where cooperation is rewarded. At Strike Club there are also laser halls, bowling alleys, arcade games and much more.
Lantrasdjuren, Norra berget, Sundsvall
At the Norra bergets open air museum you can see how the animals lived at the Swedish farms in the past. Say hello to Åsenfår, lappgetter, Hedemorahöns, Mellerudskanin, Linderödsvin and mountain cows!
Hemsö fortress, Hemsön, Härnösand
The disused defense facility, buried in Storåberget on Hemsön, is today a well-preserved destination. Here you are thrown back into the cold war under the guidance of talented guides. Powerful experience.
Högakustenbron (The High Coast Bridge)
The nearly two-kilometer-long suspension bridge over the Ångerman-river is one of Scandinavia’s largest bridge projects ever and a powerful experience. Top view of the bridge from the Hotel High Coast. The bridge was opened in December 1997.
Nostalgidagarna, Härnösand (Nostalgia Days)
A whole week of unreserved homage to cars and engines and one of Norrland’s biggest motor events! Lots of events during the period 10-14 / 7 where the contest Krantz Challange and the subsequent cruising it usually draws huge audience. Vintage Car Rally! Hill contests! Live Music!
Björnspaning (bear sightings), Wild Medelpad, Haverö
In an older spruce forest by a small pond stands a hiding place with windows facing a feeding site 10 – 35 meters away. If you are lucky, brown bear comes by and feasts. You stay from afternoon to morning and watch the whole night.
Mannaminne, Häggvik, Nordingrå
The artist Anders Åberg’s open-air museum, cultural center and more never ceases to grow and fascinate. Odd buildings from different countries, museums, art exhibitions and more in the middle of the World Heritage.
Junsele djurpark (zoo), Junsele
A zoo in the slightly smaller format, but with many fun and exotic animals and amusement parks. Bears, wolves and camels are excused, but the really big wow factors here are the rare white tigers and the sugar sweet lemurs. Opens 21/6 and closes on 11/8
Nipstadsfisket, Sollefteå (fishing)
Few things go up against fighting down a precious fish. In Sollefteå you can fish almost in the middle of town from mid-June. During the high season there is tough competition for fishing licenses so book your card well in advance!
Skallbergsgrottan (cave), Gideå, Örnsköldsvik
Three kilometers north of Örnsköldsvik lies one of the country’s longest and most easily accessible rock caves. The fall scraper is 70 meters long and at most about 24 meters deep. Bring pocket or headlamp and undress clothes!
Skulebergets naturscen (outdoor stage)
Norrlands Dalhalla or maybe even better. Sitting under Skuleberget’s mighty north wall and listening to some of Sweden’s foremost artists a summer evening is a great experience. Book Laleh, Weeping Willows or Perhaps Diggiloo.
Surströmming, Ulvö Lilla Salteri, Ulvöhamn
A true Norrlandic classic that you just can’t miss. And what would be more suitable than taking it at the surströmming king Ruben Madsen at Ulvön? Open from early July.