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Christmas Spirit in Östersund

Östersund offers a lot of Christmas atmosphere from Mid-November until early January. Visit a Christmas market, have some mulled wine and gingerbread and go shopping under the beautiful Christmas decorations that light up the city every year.

Christmas Markets

Feel the Christmans atmosphere at the Christmas Markets. Jamtli Christmas Market has over the past decades become something of a must for young and old alike. The historical buildings at Jamtli create a wonderful setting where you can shop genuine handicraft and locally produced delicacies.

Flavors of Christmas

The flavors of Christmas offers the classic Swedish Christmas table. Lutfisk, Meatballs, Jansson’s temptation, gingerbread, saffron buns and Swedish glögg ( mulled wine). Try out a Swedish Christmas buffet aboard the old steamer M/S Thomée cruising the waters of Lake Storsjön. If you would rather start the day with a cosy Christmas breakfast, you can book a table at Hamngatan 12, Clarion Hotel Grand and Kyrkås Kulturgård.

Christmas in the city

Take a Christmas lights walk around the beautiful city of Östersund. The city will be lit up by thousands of LED-lights, festive decorations and christmas trees. At the town square you can visit Santa’s cottage and post your wish list for Christmas.

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Christmas at Jamtli

The Swedish Christmas Museum at Jamtli opens in the beginning of December. Here you experience the traditions of a Swedish Christmas and discover their origins from Santa Lucia, the Yuletide Goat and Father Christmas to gingerbread baking and activities for children.

Christmas Concerts

Nothing creates a Christmas atmosphere like a Christmas concert. I Juletid concert offers musical magic with Elisa Lindström, Marcos Ubeda and Magnus Johansson.

Christmas shopping