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Official Visitor Guide
There is something special about Östersund. The contrast between city and mountains makes the city a unique and magnificent destination. Whether your intention is to experience the city’s throbbing pulse, the nature’s calming effect, for the culinary delights or any other activity, you will discover that there are many activities we have to offer. Visit Östersund Tourist Center will help you to get the best experience out of your visit in Östersund.
Here in Östersund there is a lot to experience and do and here we have collected some tips for your stay.
Take a day in the city among small shops and restaurants, or a day trip to explore the adventures of our local area.See more »
Here in Östersund there are many opportunities for an active life. Experience the pulse and adventure as well as the peacefulness of nature.
Häng med en Östersundare – här träffar du ett gäng Östersundare som bjuder på sin story – läs, lyssna och låt dig inspireras.
Häng med Astrofotografen Göran Strand. Göran jobbar som fotograf sedan 2002 och har alltid haft en stor passion för fotografering och astronomi. Flera av Görans bilder har blivit uppmärksammade stort och publicerats i bland annat NASA’s Astronomy Picture Of the Day, SpaceWeather.com, National Geographic, MS NBC och flera andra nationella och internationella medier.astrofotografen.se »
The winter in Östersund is usually filled with events – here you will find a selection. Look into the event calendar to see what’s on in the near future.
Exhibition at Gallery Lux
Kajsa-Tuva Werner’s abstract paintings at Gallery Lux. Sometimes they are colorful, or very black. Sometimes explosive, or dreamy visionary.
Her art is also expressed in sculptures, texts, drawings and clothes and textiles.Read more »
Östersund is a great place to visit if you are interested in discovering Swedish food. The City is an appointed UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. Here we have a long-lasting culinary tradition based n locally produced food. Make sure to try char, moose and reindeer and cheese from our local farm dairies.
The city centre in Östersund is full of shops. You find the chains side by side with the small boutiques.
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