Lulea and the surrounding area in Swedish Lapland is a land of complete contrast. With an archipelago of over 1,300 islands, vast woodland and river valleys it hosts a wealth of charming experiences for an unforgettable winter break. This 4-night inclusive break offers the chance to experience the delightful Brandon Lodge with an array of exciting winter activities and situated just below the Arctic Circle, the location is also a great choice for those in search of the phenomenal northern lights!
- Vast frozen landscapes and peaceful location
- Cosy lodge and cabin accommodation
- Excellent inclusive activities
- Perfect place to experience the northern lights
Your adventure is set in the Lulea Archipelago, a vast landscape of snow and ice across the frozen Gulf of Bothnia to the horizon in the distance, a truly mesmerizing place – and the perfect setting to try your hand at the thrilling winter activities.
Situated just 30 minutes from the airport and city of Lulea. Brandon Lodge is located on an island surrounded by frozen sea and comprises of 15 detached cabins offering comfortable accommodation for up to four people, each with two bedrooms, bathroom and lounge area with seating, table and chairs and small kitchenette - perfect to make a hot drink after a day in the snow! The cabins are scattered in the forest edge overlooking the frozen sea and just a few steps away from the main building which houses the restaurant on the first floor and comfortable lounge and bar area on the ground floor.
On site there is a small aurora cabin where guests can light the log burner and use to keep warm while keeping a watch for the aurora in the clear skies above. There is also a sauna which can be privately booked at an additional charge and a hot tub which can be added for that special occasion.
Getting between the airport and Brandon Lodge is by a guided transfer, giving you a more personal service and with information from the guide on the area and life in Swedish Lapland. The return transfer is by a standard taxi service.
A trip to Swedish Lapland wouldn't be complete without taking part in some of the winter activities available. We have selected three of the most popular options to include on this 4 night trip - drive your own dog sled; snowmobile forest safari and a northern lights sled tour. But there is plenty of time to add any others you may wish to experience, such as a hovercraft on ice tour, Nordic winter skills, northern lights snowshoe walks, northern lights snowmobile tour, ice fishing and a romantic dinner on ice. Please ask our sales team for information and prices.
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Itinerary & Accommodation
- Day 1: arrive at Brandon Lodge
- On arrival at Lulea Airport you are met and transferred to Brandon Lodge, either by taxi transfer (30 minutes) or a longer guided journey with information about the area. Check in to your cabin accommodation before having the evening meal (2-course) in the restaurant.
- Days 2-4: winter activities
- The next three days is filled with winter fun activities and time to relax in the snowy surrounds. There are three activities included, but there are also other optional excursions available to pre-book. The exact schedule order for the activities will be confirmed locally due to weather conditions and group sizes, but there is plenty of time to relax and enjoy the facilities. Perhaps book a sauna and hot tub session, feed the reindeer in their enclosure on site or read a book in front of the fire place in the lodge's lounge.
- Day 5: depart Lulea Archipelago
- Depending on the flight departure you may have time in the morning at the lodge before the transfer back to the airport for your flight home.
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Prices & Dates
Brandon Lodge - 4 nights
|Per person prices from||Jan to Mar (2018)||Jan to Mar (2019)|
|Cabin (based on two adults sharing)||£1,642||£1,742|
|Child (4-12 years - when sharing with two adults)||£950||£1,010|
Price includes return flights from London Heathrow to Lulea (via Stockholm) with Scandinavian Airlines, airport charges and taxes; return transfers from/to the airport; 4 nights accommodation at Brändön Lodge based on half board (2-courses); 2 hour snowmobile forest safari; 2 hour dog sledding tour; 2 hours northern lights sled tour.
It is possible to pre-book lunch or purchase locally as some activities may have lunch included. For arrivals in 2019 we have included lunch in the package.
Price excludes: meals unless otherwise stated, personal expenses and any optional excursions booked.
Easter Break at Brandon
Winter's Dream is very appropriate for a short break to Brandon Lodge. It is located in a wonderful setting overlooking the frozen bay and spread out among the snowy fir trees with a main lodge consisting of the restaurant, bar and comfortable lounge area and fifteen detached cosy cabins sleeping up to four people.
Easter is a perfect time to visit - the day light hours are longer; bright blue skies overhead and temperatures slightly warmer than the deep winter months. There are still opportunities to see the northern lights at night time and plenty of exciting winter activities to choose from to complete the experience.
Our 3 night Easter break includes return transfers from/to Lulea Airport - the arrival transfer is guided with the knowledgable driver sharing their expertise on the area; half board (breakfast and 2-course evening meal); three activities including Nordic Winter Skills (3 hours), Northern Lights Sled tour (2 hours) and a thrilling Snowmobile Forest tour (2 hours). There are many other activities you can add or swap into your itinerary. Please refer to the choice online or ask one of our Sales team for more information.
Some of the longer activities should you choose them, have a lunch included, so this is not part of the package. However, lunch can be added at a supplement or available at the Lodge to purchase locally.
Easter Break - 3 nights
|Per person prices from||2018|
|Cabin (based on two adults sharing)||£1,366|
|Child (4-12 years - when sharing with two adults)||£818|
Price includes return flights from London Heathrow to Lulea (via Stockholm) with Scandinavian Airlines, airport charges and taxes; guided transfer on arrival; 3 nights accommodation at Brändön Lodge based on half board (2-courses); 2 hour snowmobile forest safari; 3 hour Nordic Winter Skills; 2 hours northern lights sled tour; taxi transfer on departure.
Price excludes: lunch, drinks, personal expenses and any optional excursions booked.
How to book
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