Car Rental in Gällivare, Sweden

Car Rental in Gällivare, Sweden

 

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Think Arctic landscapes, wild sceneries and Northern Lights… Welcome to Swedish Lapland! Right at the heartland of the Samis Europe’s only indigenous people lies Gällivare. It is located in a major iron ore mining region, about 100 km north of the Artic circle. With Europcar by your side, Gällivare is the perfect spot to start your journey into Sweden’s northern wilderness! Learn about Sami’s history and culture at Gällivare’s main museum before driving off for about 4 km outside of Gällivare to Dundret nature reserve. If you happen to be here during summer, it is a great place to contemplate the midnight sun; if you’re coming in winter, try some alpine or cross-country skiing at Dundret’s ski resort! Now, fasten your seat belt and get ready to drive into the wild!

The Europcar rental experience in Gällivare

Europcar has one station in Gällivare, the perfect spot to start off your Arctic adventure. You can either explore this historic iron ore town or head straight into the wild in search of the Northern Lights.

Europcar always moves your way: we adapt and cater to your needs! We offer vehicles in all shapes and sizes for as long as you need days, weeks or even months the choice is yours! From sedans to vans, from MPVs to small cars, we guarantee you’ll find the vehicle you need. With Europcar, a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single choice!

Driving in Gällivare

Driving in Gällivare’s region is the perfect way to explore Lapland’s raw wilderness and see northern animals such as moose and reindeers! Even though it can be a wonderful encounter, do not forget that they are a serious cause of road accidents, especially in winter! You’ll need to watch out for heavy snowfall, ice and strong winds during winter. You just have to keep two key rules in mind: go slowly (it’s the best way to see something approaching!) and leave enough space to stop! Also, don’t forget that your headlights must always be switched on, even in the daytime.

Discover Gällivare and the surrounding area by car

The great thing about picking up your Europcar vehicle at Gällivare is that you can set off on a wilderness expedition in no time ski slopes, Northern lights, mighty mountains, gorgeous parks are all there for the taking! If you’re here during winter, drive south for about 100 km from Gällivare. There, you will find Jokkmokk the ‘River’s Curve’ in Sami language. It is famous for its winter market that has been held annually since 1605 it starts on the first Thursday of February onwards. Jokkmokk is where the Sami people gather for concerts, exhibitions and business. If you’re into fishing, head straight to Pajala. About 150 km east of Gällivare with its lakes and rivers this little town is truly a paradise for fishermen. You can catch trout, salmon or grayling or just enjoy the raw beauty of nature. Another must-see city of Swedish Lapland is Luleå, the coastal capital of Norbotten, Sweden’s northernmost county. From Gällivare, drive south 240 km and you’ll find a burgeoning high-tech hub that is also home to an incredible dining scene. Start off with Gammelstad church town, a UNESCO world heritage site located about 10 km north west of Luleå that was once the heart of the city. With its 408 red timber cottages and old church, this 400 year-old village is the pride of the city. Wherever you end up going, do not miss Luleå’s archipelago, it’s the city’s biggest highlight!

Abisko: contemplating the Northern Lights

Abisko is one of the highlights of any journey to Swedish Lapland! From Gällivare, take a quick 215 km drive north west and welcome to Abisko and its famous National Park! In the middle of the auroral zone, Abisko is considered the best place on Earth to experience the Northern Lights. With its fresh air and its cloud-free sky, the conditions are truly optimal to contemplate the Aurora Borealis. Get ready for the most memorable light show of your life!

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Car hire at Gällivare is made easy with Europcar.

Friendly service, new cars and low prices are part of our every day offer. Whether you are hiring a car for business or pleasure, or you need a car or van, Europcar has the right hire car at Gällivare for you.

Europcar is looking forward to serving you at its car hire branch: Gällivare. Remember to always bring your driving license, valid credit card and additional proof of identity (such as a passport if you are hiring abroad).

Europcar’s Green Programme: At Europcar, we understand the environmental impact of car hire. That’s why we have wholeheartedly embraced a sustainable development programme and are proud to be the first car hire company at Gällivare with certified commitments.