Schedule for Jokkmokk´s wintermarket:
Departure from Luleå outside Clarion Sense Hotel February 3rd 8 am
Lunch 12.45 pm at Hotel Jokkmokk
Departure from Jokkmokk 3 pm
Arrival at Luleå Airport 6 pm
Arrival at Luleå, Clarion Sense Hotel 6.30 pm
The district of Jokkmokk is located at the arctic circle and Sweden’s next largest district in size. Jokkmokks marknad has a long history and is regarded as an unbroken tradition for over 400 years back in time. In 2005, celebrated the winter markes 400th anniversary and the number of visitors was around 80,000 during the market week.The market has grown to a large arctic winter festival and tourist magnet where arts, crafts and culture have become equally important as the commerce.
The national parks are Sarek, Padjelanta, Stora Sjöfallet and Muddus and they belong to the Laponia area, which in 1996 UNESCO nominated one of the earth’s World Heritage sites.