Have good runs for everyone including "the wall", a 45 degree slope and a troll forest for the younger skiiers with a lot of small bumps and carved trolls peeking out from behind the trees.Tandådalen's and Hundfjället's skia areas are connected with a transportation ski lift and the ski pass is valid in both areas.more
Largets ski area with 56 slopes with a 300 meter slope height and 43 ski lifts. It has the first ski-through Macdonalds in the world. There are several cross-country tracks and 4 childrens ski areas.It has several really good red runs for advanced skiiers and it is a great family area.more
HC or Högfjällscenter is Sälen's largest and most famous nightclub. All youths come here during the night's to party. HC has 4 bars, 2 dance floors and famous artist's and cover bands to entertain the crowd.
Dress Code: No Dress Code but most dress rather fashionable, the age limit is 20 (lowered to 18 during the weeks 7-9)
There's a bus that goes around the entire area and to all 4 ski areas at least once an hour to bring skiiers to and back from the slopes. The bus is free if you have a ski pass.A great way to go to another ski area or to be able to go to the after ski without worrying about walking all the way back with your skiis on your back.Travel...more
The Ski bus continues into the night on thursdays, fridays and saturdays, driving between the restaurants, nightclubs and the cabins the Entertainment Bus transports you from door to door when you go out to enjoy the niht life in Sälen. Just like the Ski bus is the Entertainment Bus free if you have a ski pass, don't forget to bring it along!!more
Sälen lies in the northern part of the County Dalarna. There's no train station or airport in Sälen, if you go by train/air you'll have to continue by buss last part of the journey.Trains go to Malung (65 kilometers away) or Mora (85 kilometers away), from there you'll have to continue with local bus.The nearest airport is in Mora trafficed by...more
In Sweden you an't buy alcohol in ordinary shops, you have to get it in a special store.
In Sälen there's only one of these stores and it's in the Sälen town. Since they're only open until 18.00 you might want to plan ahead when to go shopping.
What to buy: Beer, Wine, Spirits
What to pay: 10 Crowns for a beer, 50-100 crowns for Wine, 200 Crowns for spirits
In Sweden colors are used to mark the difficuty of slopes:
Green is used for very easy slopes where everyone including small children can go.
Blue is used for easy slopes good for beginners, children and to warm up if you feel a little insecure on skiis.
Red is used for medium hard slopes, usually a little steeper for those that are beginning to feel sure on their skiis.
Black is used for hard slopes for those that are seasoned on skiis, they are ususally the steepest and many has bumps or moguls.
After a long day of skiing, what better way to relax your sore muscles and relieve your aching b*tt than a visit to one of the swimming/spa centres?
There are several places in all ski areas complete with jacuzzis (both indoor and some outdoors), jet streams, saunas, outdoor pools and tanning beds.
If you go to Sälen you have to go ski of course. There are 112 slopes and 79 ski lifts to choose from and over 400 artificial snow cannons gurantee that there's always snow. You figure it out.... A hint: you wear it on your feet and if you answer flippers then go book a trip to the south instead.more
The first Sunday in March sees the start of Vasaloppet cross country ski race in Sälen from which you then ski your way to Mora, a distance of 90 kilometres through the forests and moors of Dalarna. Anyone can take part even though the famous skiers often win. People come from all over the world to take part so it's a great atmosphere surrounding...more