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The following photos show well known sightings and surroundings of Östersund. The images are free to use for non-commercial purposes, but please remember to identify The City of Östersund as well as the name of the photografer, if specified.

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People from all over the World have already taken Östersund to their hearts.

1. "I love you"

View of Östersund from Frösö Island

2. View of Östersund from Frösö Island

View of Östersund from Frösö Island

3. View of Östersund from Frösö Island

The snowflake heart is a symbol of our city.

4. Snowflake heart

Why not take the fast lane on an ice yacht, or rent a pair of skates! Winter sports are characteristics of Östersund and the county of Jämtland.

5. Ice Yacht

Arts, craftsmanship and creativity are important components to the development of Östersund.

6. Ice sculpture

The call of the wild is always present in Östersund.

7. Sleigh Dogs

Great Lake monster mostly stays in the water. On special occasions, though, it might show up as the mascot Birger.

8. The Great Lake Monster

Östersund's ski stadium consists of 89 kilometres of track, of which 29 are illuminated.

9. Skiiers Paradise

The International ski stadium is just a 15 minute walk from the town centre.

10. Ski Stadium, Östersund

The soccer stadium Jämtkraft Arena is a recent contribution to Östersund´s sports arenas. It opened in 2007, and holds 5,000 spectators.

11. Jämtkraft Arena Stadium

The steamship Thomée has travelled the waters of Storsjön since 1880.

12. S/S Thomée

People have lived on Frösön and by Storsjön for several thousand years. The World´s northernmost runestone is to be found on Frösön.

13. Runestone, Frösön

Sightings of the monster of the lake, Storsjöodjuret, are usually reported a few times every year, and the stories told send shivers up the spine of even the most sceptical rationalists.

14. The Great Lake Monster

The moose is a traditional symbol of the City of Östersund, as well as for the County of Jämtland.

15. Moose Cuddleing

Storsjöyran ranks among the very best and most prestigious of Swedish rock festivals. It dates back to the early sixties, and with some 50-60,000 visitors every summer, it is also Sweden´s biggest city festival.

16. Storsjöyran, Rock Festival

Badhusparken is a park situated by the bankseat of the pedestrian bridge to Frösön.

17. Badhusparken, Östersund

In the winter Badhusparken remains a popular recreational area as it turns into the Winter Park.

18. The Winter Park, Östersund

Winter View

19. Winter View

A kick-sled is convenient when you're going on ice

20. Kick-sleds

Roller Skiiers

21. Roller Skiiers

Night Skiing

22. Night Skiing

Östersund is among the biathlon metropoles of the World. Photo by CJ Bergman

23. Biathlon Skier

The watchtower Frösötornet presents a marvellous view of the city, as well as the great lake Storsjön and the Scandinavian mountains.

24. Frösö Watchtower

View of Östersund from Frösö Island

25. Winter Stroll

Winter Stroll

26. Winter Stroll

Winter Stroll

27. Winter Stroll

Östersund by Night

28. Östersund by Night

In spite of Storsjön´s many bridges, a boat may come in handy if you feel like going fishing.

29. Rowing boat

Östersund - a warm place to be

30. Down town Östersund

The 2008 WC Biathlon Pannacotta

31. The 2008 WC Biathlon Pannacotta

Kolbulle - a chopped pork pancake, fried in open fire

32. Kolbulle

Fresh Air and Clean Water

33. Fresh Air and Clean Water

Östersund - A Leading Ecofriendly Municipality of Sweden

34. Östersund - a leading ecofriendly city of Sweden

Ice covered Lamp Globes

35. Ice covered Lamp Globes

Shopping street by night

36. Shopping street by night

Arctura by night

37. Arctura by night

Arctura from a bird's perspective

38. Arctura from a bird's perspective

The Skiing Tracks at Östersund Ski Stadion

39. Skiing Tracks at Östersund Ski Stadion

The Arctura is a recent contribution to the city´s skyline. From the restaurant at the top, a 360 degree-panorama will take your breath away.

40. Arctura

Night View of Östersund from Frösö Mountain

41. Night View of Östersund from Frösö Mountain

Arctura download

42. Arctura - Combined landmark and hot water reservoir

Östersund Ski Stadion with Arctura

43. Östersund Ski Stadion with Arctura

Deckchairs are popular garden furniture, especially in the winter.

44. Deckchairs on Ice

Sweden's largest surface of display windows per capita

45. Sweden's largest surface of display windows per capita

Shopping in Östersund

46. Anything special in mind?

The promenade of Östersund

47. You will meet someone on the promenade

Shopping street by night

48. Night time shopping spree

Town Hall of Östersund

49. Town Hall of Östersund

Town Hall of Östersund

50. Town Hall of Östersund

Town Hall of Östersund

51. Town Hall of Östersund

The Town Hall of Östersund, inaugurated in 1912, is among the more spectacular in Sweden, as it constitutes a striking example of “national romanticism" in architecture.

52. Town Hall of Östersund

Night View of Östersund from Frösö Island

53. Night View of Östersund

View of Östersund from Frösö Island

54. View of Östersund

The Town Hall from a different angle

55. Town Hall of Östersund

The Town Hall

56. Town Hall of Östersund

Town Hall before dawn

57. Town Hall by dawn

Town Hall  - Detail

58. Town Hall of Östersund

Town Hall

59. Town Hall of Östersund

Town Hall

60. Town Hall of Östersund

Town Hall - Detail

61. Town Hall of Östersund

Shopping Street

62. Winter promenade

View of Östersund from Frösö Island

63. View of Östersund from Frösö Island

Östersund and Frösö Island with Gustavsberg Alpine Centre

64. Östersund and Frösö Island with Gustavsberg Alpine Centre

Östersund, Frösö Island, Lake Storsjön and the Oviken Mountains

65. Östersund, Frösö Island, Lake Storsjön and the Oviken Mountains

Östersund, Frösö Island, Lake Storsjön and the Oviken Mountains

66. Östersund, Frösö Island, Lake Storsjön and the Oviken Mountains

Night View of Frösö Island and Gustavsberg Alpine Centre

67. Night View of Frösö Island and Gustavsberg Alpine Centre

Night Skiing at Gustavsberg Alpine Centre

68. Night Skiing at Gustavsberg Alpine Centre

Night Skiing at Gustavsberg Alpine Centre

69. Night Skiing at Gustavsberg Alpine Centre

Gustavsbergsbacken is an alpine ski slope situated on Frösön, at walking distance from the town centre.

70. Gustavsberg Alpine Centre

Östersund is a great place for any kid enjoying igloo constructing, snowball fights or sledge rides.

71. Child Playing in the Snow

Feel like a stroll on the ice? Just follow the trail!

72. Stroll on the ice

Sunbathing in the Winter Park is a great way to spend your lunch break.

73. Sunbathing in the Winter Park

In late winter, when the sun returns, the people of Östersund are blessed with a beautiful “fifth season".

74. The Fifth Season

SAAB J 29 "Tunnan (The Barrel)". A reminder of the former Garisson Town, Östersund.

75. SAAB J 29 "Tunnan" (Flying Barrel). A reminder of the former Garisson Town Östersund

Winter View of Lake Storsjön, its' islands and the Oviken Mountains

76. Winter View of Lake Storsjön, its' islands and Oviken Mountains

Publicerat:

2013-12-04
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