The unique winter city with a charming atmosphere and a rich outdoor life. Östersund’s central location puts it close to both coast and mountains.
The charming atmosphere
Founded in 1786 by king Gustav III, Östersund lies at the heart of the self-proclaimed Republic of Jämtland. Today the city can boast am exciting culture and a rich night-life. The cosy city with fresh air is easy to like.
In the heart of Sweden
Östersund is a natural starting point for skiers and outdoor enthusiasts from all around the world. Its central location and a world-class skiing stadium mere walking distance from the city centre make training and development easy.
This is where the Lake Storsjön Monster lives
A wintersport centre and Emil’s bog are just two of the reasons why the city has produced so many successful skiers. Who knows what the connection is between their famous successes and sightings of the Lake Storsjön Monster?