Simply Sweden offers three ski packages perfect for family holiday, here's the lowdown on each.

Riksgränsen

Why Go? Riksgränsen is the world’s northernmost ski resort, located in Kiruna Municipality. Just 200km north of the arctic circle, Riksgränsen is a great location for wilderness skiing. During Sweden’s summer solstice you can hit the slopes 24-7 under the midnight sun.

Activities: Riksgränsen offers off-piste tours, heli-skiing, and 60 established summits over 1,200 metres. Children under seven wearing a helmet can ski for free with no lift pass required.

Price: Simply Sweden is offering a three-night stay from £995 per person (based on four people sharing) departing on 19 June. Price includes flights from Heathrow with SAS, transfers, accommodations, lift pass, and ski rental.

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Åre

Why Go? Åre is one of the largest ski resorts in Scandinavia, with four ski areas that are all connected by a free shuttle bus service. This resort is the perfect location for both beginners and experienced skiers offering several types of ski areas including numerous family areas and specialist ski trails.

Activities: Åre has a variety of different ski experiences, such as early morning skiing and night skiing, as well as specialist ski trails with wooden structures and characters along the slopes, and family ski areas. Åre also has several exciting, non-ski options such as paragliding, snow-kiting, dog sledding, rally driving on a frozen lake, and the largest zip line park in Europe. 

Price: Simply Sweden is offering a seven-night beginner ski package from £1,200 per person valid for selected departures in January 2014. Price includes flights from Gatwick with Norwegian Air, transfers, seven nights at HotelRenen, five days of ski lessons, six-day ski pass, and ski rental.

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Björkliden

Why Go? Björkliden, locally known as Europe’s last true wilderness, is located in the heart of the Swedish Lapland, and offers skiing directly under the Northern Lights corridor.

Activities: Björkliden offers heli-skiing with the ability to cover five mountains and 10,000 metres altitude in one day, off-piste skiing, two children’s ski lifts, and a kids' ski school. For those who don’t want to hit the slopes, Björkliden has other exciting activities like ice-fishing, dog-sledding, and snowmobiling.

Price: Simply Sweden is offering seven nights from £4,450 for a family of four (two adults and two children) for departures from 9 February to 30 March. The price includes flights from London with SAS or Norwegian, seven nights at Kåppas Cabins, and transfers. Lift passes start from £170pp and ski rentals start from £110pp for a week.

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