Canoeing

Trip reports from our range of canoe tours and general articles on canoeing.

Into the Wild – Canoeing in Rogen Nature Reserve in Sweden

Into The Wild - Canoeing in Rogen Nature Reserve, Sweden. Photo: Euan Turner Dmh Photo.

The Rogen Nature Reserve is an area of wilderness in north-west Sweden, bordering Norway where it is contiguous with the Femundsmarka National Park. As well as being famed for its excellent fishing, Rogen is one of Sweden’s top areas for canoe tours, ideal for those looking for a real wilderness paddling experience. The article below

Canoeing in Bergslagen, Sweden – Four Go Wild In The Woods

Canoeing in Bergslagen - Four Go Wild In The Woods. Photo: Bob Nature Travels.

Bob paddled Canoe Tours in Bergslagen, a self-guided canoe tour in Värmland the west of Sweden, 30th May-4th June 2010. You can also see additional photos from the trip on the Nature Travels Facebook page. NB: The article below describes a 7-day route (though paddled here over 6 days), which has now been replaced by

Getting to Grips with Ski Touring in the Swedish Mountains

Getting to Grips with Ski Touring in the Swedish Mountains. Photo: Nature Travels.

In March 2013, Bob from Nature Travels joined our Discover Mountain Ski Touring in Lapland experience (you can also see more pictures from the tour on the Nature Travels Facebook page). NB: Note that since the article below was written, the itinerary for the tour has changed slightly, travelling to the wilderness cabin on Day

Canoeing Questions and Tips for Beginners

Canoeing Questions and Tips for Beginners. Photo credit: Linus Behrmaan.

Canoeing is a wonderful outdoor adventure. Paddling on the water can feel like a world away and gives a great chance to disconnect from the everyday. Whether you’re new to canoeing but looking for a getaway in a remote location, a family wanting to introduce the kids to the wonders of the outdoors but stay

A Canoe Adventure in Kainuu

Blue skies and sunshine! Photo: Niki Nature Travels

Jayne and Niki from the Nature Travels office spent 5 days Canoeing on the Tar Route in Kainuu in eastern Finland this June. We landed at Kajaani airport at around 22.35 and stepped off the plane into bright sunshine – with midsummer just around the corner the sun would barely be setting during our trip.

Low Cost Adventure Holidays in Sweden

Low Cost Adventure Holidays in Sweden. Photo: Matt Womersley.

If you’re thinking that the words “Sweden” and “low cost” don’t go together, think again! Read on, and you’ll be surprised at how affordable a responsible outdoor adventure can be, whether you’re travelling as a family, an adult couple or group of friends. When it comes to low cost holidays in Sweden, there’s one word

Canoeing in Skåne, Southern Sweden

Canoeing in Skåne, southern Sweden.

Skåne County is the southernmost county in Sweden and one of north Europe’s most productive farming districts. The Skåne landscape is characterised by farmland, deciduos forests and lakes. It was a strong seat of pwer during the Viking area with many relics from this time. In Skåne you find many open fields and broad horisons.

Lake Saimaa, Linnansaari National Park and Saimaa Ringed Seals

Saimaa Ringed Seal

Lake Saimaa is like an inland archipelago with waters clear and fresh! The water is so clean you can drink it directly from the lake! It covers a surface area of 4400km and the shoreline amounts to 13,700 km and there are about 13,710 islands in the lake. At the end of June I was

Canoeing on the Klarälven River in Värmland, Sweden

Canoeing on the Klarälven River in Värmland, Sweden.

Jayne, Niki and Elky travelled to Värmland in May 2016 the first part of the trip was doing the 50km version of our Canoe Tours on Klarälven (doing the normal 4-day route over 3 days). The Kläralven is a wide steady flowing river (usually at around 2kmh) which meanders through the Värmland region in Sweden.

Additional articles published before 2018 can be found at our previous blog location at naturetravels.wordpress.com