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Drive a car on ice

Driving on ice may sound exotic, and perhaps a bit scary, but it’s not dangerous and it’s a good way for us locals to travel around and shorten our journey times.

During winter, when temperatures are stable and the ice is around 25 cm thick, the ferry routes over Lake Storsjön are replaced by ice roads, maintained by the Swedish Transport Administration. They are made very wide so that they can be kept open even in the snow and wind, and they are inspected every morning and evening and shut immediately if the inspectors discover anything potentially dangerous.

Drive over to the island of Norderön, for example, and visit Tivars Gårdsmejeri (dairy farm) and Norderön’s beautiful medieval church.


Here at Trafikverket.se you will find more valuable information before your trip out

Is the ice road open ? – Map Trafikverket.se