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Trendsetter: Forest Holidays in Scandinavia!

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Forest holidays have been getting a lot of airtime recently, becoming a trending travel search term on Google and go-to way to describe leafy dwellings. In essence, a forest holiday is an escape away from the hustle and bustle of your hectic lifestyle and lands you in the wilderness to help you reconnect with yourself whilst enjoying some fresh air and much-needed quiet time!

So, without further ado, here are our top four places to go for a forest holiday:

Panorama Huts at Arctic Circle Wilderness Lodge, Finnish Lapland  

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Sitting in a pristine landscape, complete with a frozen river and dense forest, the Arctic Circle Wilderness Lodge is a true retreat, deep within nature. What’s even better, you’ll only need to travel around 20 minutes from Rovaniemi to reach your Arctic escape. The Panorama Huts are placed in the heart of nature, with a floor-to-ceiling window that makes you feel as though you are in the middle of the snow-drenched forest landscape while still being toasty warm.

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Arctic Treehouse Hotel, Finnish Lapland 

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Nestled in a tranquil forest, this accommodation is not just for those who want to realise their childhood treehouse dreams. This is your chance to stay in an innovative and unique hotel filled with luxurious comfort. The standout feature is the floor-to-ceiling glass windows situated perfectly in front of your bed. Nature is the driving force behind every aspect of the design and the panoramic views from your room will completely immerse you in the peaceful surroundings. The Arctic Treehouse Hotel combines local Lappish culture, modern Scandinavian style and luxury in the very heart of nature. Just 8km from the city of Rovaniemi but in the midst of an incredible woodland surrounding, you’ll feel worlds away from anything else.

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Brändön Lodge, Swedish Lapland 


Brändön Lodge is located on the edge of a forest and by the sea that freezes around the Luleå Archipelago each year. The lodge sits in a magnificent position, with the main restaurant and lounge building in the centre and fifteen wooden winter cottages dotted throughout the grounds, all facing towards the Bothnian Bay. The archipelago is made up of 1300 islands, yet only 100 residents, so the area is a perfect wilderness retreat waiting to be explored.

Staying in your detached winter cottage, it is a remarkable sight to see such a vast frozen mass of water each morning as you step out of your cosy abode onto the terrace where you can inhale the cool, crisp air!

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Treehotel, Swedish Lapland 

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With only seven incredible unique rooms located in the untouched forests of Harads in Swedish Lapland, those looking for a forest escape are in for a real treat at the Treehotel!

Several renowned architects have ensured that the outlandish, yet cutting edge designs fit perfectly in the untouched Lappish forests. You’ll have the option to stay in the Bird’s Nest, The UFO, The Dragon Fly, The Blue Cone, The Cabin, The Mirrorcube and The 7 Room!

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Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström and imagebank.sweden

Read 1967 times Last modified on Thursday, 15 August 2019

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