Hedemora Travel Guide

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Hedemora Things to Do

  • Teaterladan

    You can visit the old building Teaterladan. It wasbuild in 1820. It was used as a theater. But 1888-1910 took the Salvation Army over the building.After it stood empty an began to decay.In 1946the theater was opening again.I have visited ones but I was very little and I hope that I will visit it soon.

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  • Vasahallen swimmingpool

    You can go and swim in Vasahallen. There is three differentpools. One is very very small which is for the babies. One is for children. There is one large pool which is 25 meterslong. There are a diving tower in the large pool. It is a sim pathwhere you can swim. One part of the of the pool is for playing.There is also a jacuzzi where you can relax...

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  • Brunnsjöberget

    On Brunnsjöberget you can do many activities both in summer and winter. In the winter you can go cross country skiing and sledge and snowracer. In the summer you can run and walk on many trails.

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  • Wahlmanska huset

    The old bathhouse is from 1899 and was constructed by Lars Israel Wahlman, an architect from Hedemora. It is now used as an art gallery, with different exhibitions.The gallery is open Saturday - Sunday 14 - 17, Wednesday 17 19.

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  • The Theatre Barn

    The Theatre Barn was built in 1820 as a grain barn and theatre and is the oldest theatre in its kind in Sweden. The theatre is on the upper floor and has been renovated. In summertime amateur players have performances here. In the building there is also a small theatre museum. Between the 15/5 and 30/9 you can book guided tours and the entrance is...

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  • River Dalälven

    Dalälven is the third longest river in Sweden, it is 520 km long. The river passes outside Hedemora (and runs through lake Hovran), and is a beautiful feature in the landscape. Around Hedemora there are many forests, but around the river there is more farmland.The picture is taken about 7 km from Hedemora, on the way to Garpenberg.

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  • Hedemora Church

    The church is the oldest building in Hedemora. It is a big stone church from the beginning of the 14th century, but has of course been added to through the years.The baptismal font, a crucifix and a door are from the 12th century. There is a beautiful pulpit from the 18th century and from the 18th century is also a throne by Carl Hårleman.The...

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  • The Tourist Office

    Hedemora Tourist Office is situated in the old pharmacy building from 1752, near Stora Torget. Besides getting information about tourist attractions and events in the vicinity, or book accommodation and tickets for events, you can also buy souvenirs here.The tourist office is open Monday to Friday 10 - 17, with lunch break 12 - 13.

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  • Hedemora Town Hall

    Hedemora Town Hall is a building from 1761. It is one of the old buildings you can see around the square Stora Torget. It is the office of the municipality management. People who want to get married, but not in church, can do it here.

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  • Hedemora Open-Air Museum

    Hedemora open-air museum is one of the oldest in Sweden. The farmhouses, one main building and some barns, are from the 18th century and has been moved from the surrounding area to their present place. The museum was opened around 1910. The open-air museum is beautifully situated by lake Hönsan and is a very nice place to visit in summer.During the...

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  • Lake Hovran

    Just outside Hedemora is lake Hovran, a lake famous for its birdlife. There are some 170 different species of birds, and bird watching towers are built around the lake, in Nibble, Lilla Älvgången and Sörbo. It is also a good lake for fishing. Sometimes beavers and elks can be seen. River Dalälven runs through Hovran.

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  • Lake Hönsan

    In the summer you can go for a swim in lake Hönsan. A white diving (jumping) tower has been there for a long time. The original one got rotten and was torn down. It was not going to be replaced as the Municipality wanted to save money. As people in Hedemora loved the tower and “it had always been there” money was collected and the tower could be...

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Hedemora Restaurants

  • Best Thai restaurant

    It is good food and at lunch they serve buffé. There is both swedish and thai food. It is good desserts.The lunch cost 65 SEK (2015) and it is served on Tuesday - Friday. Lay Thai is closed on Mondays.They also have takeaway. Chicken skewers and noodles! Because it is chicken.

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  • A good restaurant!

    The restaurant is situated in an old hotel. The food is good and there is a bar in the restaurant. It is pancake. Because pancake is my favorite food!

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Hedemora Transportation

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    by MalenaN Written Feb 13, 2005

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    Going by train to Hedemora from Stockholm takes two hours. Not all trains going past Hedemora stops there, but only a few a day. The price depends on which day and time you are going. A full price ticket costs 193 kr.
    In Hedemora the station (the yellow house) has been closed for some time and you cant buy train tickets there. Leaving Hedemora you have to buy the ticket on the train.

    The trainstation in Hedemora The trainstation in Hedemora
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Hedemora Off The Beaten Path

  • Silvhytteå

    Today Silvhytteå is a very quiet place with only a few traces left of the ironworks. It has a beautiful setting between the two lakes Fullen and Grycken and people come here to eat their picnic, walk around or use their canoe on the lakes.Silvhytteå means “silver smelting house river”. The name comes from a silver smelting house that was built in...

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  • Gustaf de Laval’s forge, Kloster

    Gustaf de Laval (1845 – 1931) was a Swedish engineer and inventor who worked at the Kloster mill in 1876 – 1877.As Fredrik Lagergren, the boss at Kloster mill, was very interested in technology he let de Laval use the forge where he could work with his experiments and inventions. It was when Gustaf de Laval was in Kloster that he made the prototype...

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  • Kloster Ironworks Museum

    In the old stables next to Gudsberga Abbey, on the grounds of Kloster mansion, there is a museum, the Kloster Ironworks Museum. In the museum there are exhibitions about the abbey, the Gun Powder Mill, Gustaf de Laval and the ironworks. When we visited a summer day in the late afternoon the museum was open. Admission was 20kr (June 2011) and you...

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Hedemora Sports & Outdoors

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    by MalenaN Updated Dec 29, 2010

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    Brunnsjöberget is a recreational area just outside Hedemora. In winter, when there is snow, skiing tracks are made of different lengths. There is a short track for children which is 600m, then there are longer ones of 2.2km, 3.8km and 5.5km. The 3.8km track is illuminated so you can go skiing also in the evening. Near the parking area there is a slope where you can go downhill on a snow racer or sledding.
    In summer you can go running along the tracks or walk in the forest.
    There is also a place where you can make a campfire.

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