Railway/Wartime history tour
Abisko is located less than 40 KM from the border of Norway and Sweden. Because of this geographical location, Abisko and the nearby area is full of history surrounding World War II and the railway which was built to transport iron ore from Kiruna to the port of Narvik.
Did you know that the World’s first fully electrified railroad on Earth? During this private tour, your guide will teach you more about the history of the railroad and its role during the war as well as the impact it has on Sweden’s economy during peacetime. We will also show you a few key points of interest including the famous train station at lake Vassijaure which still has scars from stray rounds which were fired during the war. If you are a history or train buff, this day trip is not to be missed!