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Hembacken Riverside Lodge

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Hembacken Riverside Lodge

Hembacken is a beautifully situated cottage 10 km above the Arctic Circle. If you are looking for peace and quiet Hembacken might be what you are looking for, a place where you can leave the daily stress behind. Fly fishing enthusiast find the Kalix River right outside the front door, according to many one of the best fishing spots! There are also many other good fishing waters nearby where you can catch pike, walleye, perch, grayling and salmon.

Whether you come during summer or winter the area offers many things to do and places worth a visit. In wintertime with shimmering Aurora Borealis, sparkling starlight and deep white snow, skiing, skating and dog sledding. Summertime with the life giving midnight sun, long walks through forests, gathering wild berries, hiking, swimming, fishing and much more.

The main building, Storstugan, has a small bedroom, open plan living room / kitchen / dining area with comfortable furniture. Bathroom with shower, wc and washing machine. Kitchen with fridge / freezer, microwave, coffee maker, cutlery, glasses, dishes, plates and otherwise what is usually found in a kitchen. Guesthouse, Lillstugan, has bedroom and living room. Wood burning sauna. Garden furniture and barbecue are available on site.

Nearest shopping center is located in Överkalix, 35 km from the cottage. During the summer months you can find mini market, bar and restaurant, just 1.5 km from Hembacken at Jockfalls tourist and conference center.

Bedlinen and towels included. Pets allowed.

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