The town of Gällivare is found in the Norrbotten County, which is a province of Lapland, in the country of Sweden. The town is most famous for its skiing and hiring a car from Gällivare lets you travel to just outside of the town to the ski resort of Dundret. Gällivare has hosted World Cup skiing events on numerous occasions, including both alpine and cross country skiing. Check when you plan your trip for the best time to take advantage of the slopes, the ski season runs from October to May for the best conditions. The town is also well known for having one of the largest copper mines in Europe.