Day 1: The King's Trail | Kiruna - Abisko
Distance: 104 km, car transfer
Google Earth: Abisko - Abiskojaure
A day to calm down. A chance to make short trips around Abisko, have a nice meal in the restaurant and a good nights sleep before the hike.
To arrive at Kiruna airport would be the closest and most convenient choice
for you. From there a car transfer will take us to Abisko and the Tourist
Station. Abisko is a tiny place not far from the Norwegian border. It has
less than 100 people permanently living in the village. You could say that
Abisko consists of two parts; Abisko East which is the village, and Abisko
Tourist Station a few km to the west. The train between Kiruna and Narvik
(Norway) stops at both places.
The area around Abisko is botanically famous. We could make a short walk along the limestone canyon running right below the Tourist Station to see if we can find something interesting.
For more information about Abisko Tourist Station:
Side trips in the area:
Printed from: www.slowlife.se/eng/destinations/kingstrail/arrival.php