”The air itself breathes serenity and calmness”, reads one of the lines in the Dorotea song. A spot on description of the village along the highway 45. Dorotea was named after queen Fredrika Dorotea Vilhelmina but we kind of prefer the Dorotea nickname: The south entrance to Lapland.


You will feel its scent before it catches your eye. The Nattviol (night violin) occurs most frequently in early summer, thrives best in moist soil, preferably grows in groups and as fastest at night – hence the beautiful name.


In contrast to its luminous name, it is quite unobtrusive where it stands. The forest star, this white, soft and for Scandinavia so homely flower.