easyJet has announced a new route from Bristol to Åre Östersund, Sweden. Bristol’s skiing and snowboarding passengers can enjoy Swedish snow on the weekly route starting from December 9th. The new route will be easyJet’s third service to Åre Östersund alongside London Gatwick and Copenhagen.
William Vet, Country Director easyJet Sweden:
–We are delighted to announce that our passengers from Bristol will be connected with Are Ostersund this winter, helping more passengers explore the beautiful country of Sweden. easyJet is committed to growing and expanding with more routes to Sweden, providing passengers with low fares and friendly customer service.
Linda Wasell, Jämtland Härjedalen Tourism board:
–The direct flights from London to Åre Östersund Airport the last two winters has been a great success and we are incredibly pleased to see that easyJet are now adding these flights between Bristol and Swedens’ top alpine ski resorts. Now even more British holiday makers get easy access to our fabulous region with winter fun and delicious foods.
The area is famous for its’ nature and winter activities such as skiing, dog sledding, artisan foods and cosy atmosphere which makes it a fantastic family destination. We are sure that our guests from Bristol looking for a fab winter experience will find the range of activities on offer very appealing.
Fares start at, £36.70 – One-way, including taxes and based on two people one the same booking.
About Åre Östersund:
Åre Östersund, which is located in Sweden’s Jämtland province, is a great skiing destination. Östersund, on the shores of Lake Storsjön, brings the outdoors and city life together in one destination. Östersund is also known as “the Winter City”, because it caters for just about any activity on snow or ice.
Located only an hour from Åre Östersund airport is the cosy and trendy ski resort Åre, the alpine heart of Scandinavia, offering the best downhill skiing available in northern Europe. This is a skiing holiday with a difference where you can experience a unique mountain village atmosphere, the ultimate combination of skiing and entertainment and the effortlessly cool Swedish lifestyle. Although skiing is the most popular winter activity in the region it’s plenty of other activities including cross-country skiing, ice skating, snowmobile safaris, dog sledding, ice fishing, horse riding, ice climbing and paragliding.
The area around Östersund has numerous skiing resorts for all levels. Other popular ski resorts among the swedes are Vemdalen, Funäsfjällen, Lofsdalen, Bydalsfjällen and Storlien – ideal ski resorts for beginners and families.
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Jämtland Härjedalen Tourism (JHT) is an economic association founded in 1995. It is the professional business platform for the development of the tourism industry in Jämtland Härjedalen. JHT represents the region’s tourism industry in national and international contexts. JHT is owned by and cooperates with the county’s destinations and tourist companies, representatives of the public sector and stakeholder organisations. The association board is made up of representatives of the county’s tourism industry and representatives of the municipalities and the Regional Association, Region Jämtland Härjedalen.