Dalarnas Län Travel Guide

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Falun

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29,72,6

Mora

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16,31,10

Sälen

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15,23,0

Fulufjället National Park

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5,8,0

Hedemora

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17,116,0

Ludvika

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4,23,4

Borlänge

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10,4,9

Nusnäs

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6,9,0

Särna

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7,14,0

Leksand

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2,45,1

Avesta

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1,2,1

Grängesberg

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3,7,0

Grycken

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3,98,0

Gesunda

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2,11,0

Idre

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5,14,0

Garpenberg

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1,47,0

Rättvik

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1,0,0

Oxberg

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0,2,0

Orsa

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7,13,3

Stockholme

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2,3,0

Siljan

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0,1,0

Falun

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Mora

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  • The King himself - Gustav Vasa Monument

    Mora Things to Do

    Just besides the finishing line of Vasaloppet in Mora you can see the impressive statue of the founder himself, the Swedish king Gustav Vasa (ruled 1523-1560). It was put there in 1903 and made by the world famous Swedish artist Anders Zorn, who lived in Mora.More about Gustav Vasa you can find here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustav_I_of_Sweden

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  • First

    Mora Hotels

    Tradgataniz 79200 Mora Sweden, 79200 Mora, Mora, S

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Mora Kyrka

    Mora Things to Do

    On the spot where the church is standing today there has been a church since the 13th century. The church you see today is from the end of the 15th century, when they tore down the old one and built a new.1671 a fearsome thunderstorm went over Mora and the lightning put the church in flames. The church tower, roof, silver and bells was totally...

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Sälen

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  • Lindholmen playground

    Sälen Things to Do

    We have all parents been there, you don't know how to activate the kids! The playground in Lindvallen is a fantastic castle where every kid can live out their fantasies (at least my did for a loooong time)!

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  • Buying Alcohol

    Sälen Shopping

    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. Beer, Wine, Spirits 10 Crowns for a beer, 50-100 crowns for Wine, 200 Crowns for spirits

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  • Relax in a Jacuzzi after a day of skiing

    Sälen Off The Beaten Path

    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.

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Fulufjället National Park

  • A car is almost a must

    Fulufjället National Park Transportation

    This is far from the nearest bus stop. Your best bet is to drive to Särna (which you CAN reach by local bus) and north of it, follow the road to Mörkret. It is around 6 kilometres between Särna and the park so if you plan to hike, a taxi is viable. If you check with Dalatrafiken, you might also be able to arrange taxi transport through them as you...

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  • Njupeskär Waterfall

    Fulufjället National Park Things to Do

    Not the biggest but the tallest waterfall in Sweden at 93 metres, 70 of them free fall. In summer you can climb and walk along a path up to the top of the canyon which is wonderful even though you almost get this urge to throw yourself off the cliff and there are signs warning you. In winter, people come here to do ice climbing at the fall but...

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  • Fell plateau

    Fulufjället National Park Things to Do

    As you walk around the waterfall, all sorts of tree shapes can be seen. All adapted to the harsh fell climate and maybe growing sideways rather than tall...You also get to see the difference between the forest valley below, and the windy plateau. Unlike many other fell plateaus, this is off the limit for reindeer herding and so, you will find much...

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Hedemora

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  • Silvhytteå

    Hedemora Off The Beaten Path

    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

    Hedemora Off The Beaten Path

    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

    Hedemora Off The Beaten Path

    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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Ludvika

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  • Panini

    Ludvika Restaurants

    One of the few swedish places I´ve ever been to that serve Panini....and really really good ones aswell. Whenever I´m visiting Ludvika I squeeze at least one per day. The cheese & ham panini with extra Mozzarellacheese.

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  • Best Western Grand Hotel Elektra

    Ludvika Hotels

    Eriksgatan 6, Ludvika, SE-77131, Sweden

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Hammarbacken area

    Ludvika Things to Do

    In the area by the lake Väsman you can take a swim and visit one of the 2 cafés and take a look at the typical Swedish fishes "gädda, aborre and mört" in the small aquarium which also hosts a small shop with local hand-made stuff.Visit the beautiful church found in the 1750's and find the amusing round gravestones.On the way up to Hammarbacken...

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Borlänge

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  • IK Brage.

    Borlänge Sports & Outdoors

    Ik Brage is a football club and they dont play 2014 in the highest League called Allsvenskan any more. But they have played there many years ago. It is now Days a team which plays in the lower top divisions and the information I have is that they want to get back to the highest League and play with the best teams, but this way is very long for the...

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  • Park Inn Borlange

    Borlänge Hotels

    Tunagatan 1, Borlange, 78434, Sweden

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Tourist Office.

    Borlänge Local Customs

    In Borlänge you can get more information from the tourist office. They will be really happy to help you. They have knowledge about their own city Borlänge and also the region called Dalarna. When you get here you also get free information about most tourist attractions and also a free map over Dalarna. That can be very good if you travel by car or...

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Nusnäs

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  • Cheap sekunda things.

    Nusnäs Shopping

    I bought two cheap heads of horses in wood, and I can paint them by myself. I will probably give them away to some kids. This things who arent in the ebst condition or they have destroyed them a little, so they cant sell them in the real shop. These things are really cheap to be in a touristic place in Dalarna.

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  • Dala horses at Nusnas

    Nusnäs Things to Do

    Take a tour of the workshop where Dala horses are produced. The idea of making them dates back to 1928 when two brothers, Nils and Jannes Olsson, began to carve and sell them to help their parents make ends meet. For some reason, the colourful figures became famous and even symbolic of the Swedish countryside. Each Swedish household must have at...

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  • Long-boat races on Lake Siljan

    Nusnäs Local Customs

    Near the workshop where Dala horses are produced you can see an interesting old paddle long-boat, one of the boats that were used by the local people to get to church on Sunday in past times. If you happen to be in the area around St. John's day (24 June), you can see the races of these long-boats on the lake, with 20 - 25 teams taking part. The...

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Särna

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  • Forests around Sarna

    Särna Things to Do

    The forests around Sarna are amazing: the colours of the various kinds of moss vary from white through green to brown. The moss is too soft to walk on so you must keep to the paths. There are many edible mushrooms - I wonder why Swedish people don't pick and cook or fry them. There are some benches in the forest with half-covers over them, so you...

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  • Fjatfallen river gorge

    Särna Things to Do

    We went there following a tip from a receptionist on our campsite. It was on our first visit to Sweden and we were amazed at the scenery: a series of rapids on the river cutting through the rocks. And the wild forest all around. There were many mushrooms in the forest that nobody even thought of picking, even though some were obviously edible. Yet,...

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  • The old stave church at Sarna

    Särna Things to Do

    The old stave church at Sarna is well worth a visit. Most of it dates back to 1684 with some elements of Celtic art. Note the fencing, which is characteristic of Sweden.See the interior in my next tip.

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Leksand

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  • Gårds Cafeet

    Leksand Restaurants

    Gårds Cafeét is a nice and cosy café situated in the centre of Leksand. It is the kind of place where you can sit for hours and talk to your friends. To drink there are different coffees, tea, hot chocolate, and soft drinks. The cakes are homemade and large. There are foccacias, salads and a few more meals served every day. On Monday - Friday there...

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  • Korstappans Herrgard

    Leksand Hotels

    Hjortnaesvaegen 33, Leksand, 793 31, Sweden

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • The tourist office.

    Leksand Local Customs

    In Leksand you will be helped by the guides and the people working in the tourist office. Dont worry, just go there and let them help you. They will be more then willing to inform you about all information what they have about their region Dalarna. They will also give you free maps and brochures about all places in Dalarna.Go to Norsgatan 40, and...

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Avesta

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  • Tourist Information in Avesta.

    Avesta Local Customs

    You shall go to the tourist office in Avesta if you want to get to know more what you can do in this town. Here they will give you more information about Avesta and also the region Dalarna. You find them on Kungsgatan and in the same building as Avesta library. It is worth to go there and get more information about all.

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  • Best Western Star Hotel

    Avesta Hotels

    Markustorget 1

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

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Grängesberg

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  • Beer

    Grängesberg Local Customs

    Spendrus, one of Sweden's largest breweries are in Grängesberg. They have guided tours, so if you like to see how beer is brewed, go there! A few years a go you got free beer after doing the tour, but now I think you'll only get lemonade! :)You can also tell by the smell over the village that there is a brewery here!

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  • The Railway Museum

    Grängesberg Things to Do

    I actually worked here as a guide before I moved to Stockholm. There are heaps of German and Japanese tourists visiting, but to be honest, I don't really see why! (luckily I am not emplyed anymore, so I don't risk getting sacked :) We'll the entrance fee is not much (sek 30), so if you have a spare day you might as well visit, but it's not worth...

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  • Cole mines

    Grängesberg Things to Do

    Dan Anderssons finnstigar is hiking paths around Grängesberg. You will see the old cole mines which are special for this area of Sweden.

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Grycken

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  • Old fire station, Stjärnsund

    Grycken Things to Do

    The most photographed building in Stjärnsund is probably the old fire station. With its whitewashed walls and tower it looks very beautiful where it stands on the shore of a small dam. It is not as old as many other buildings in Stjärnsund, but was built in 1919. Now days the building houses a carpentry workshop.

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  • Silvhytteå

    Grycken Things to Do

    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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  • Church of Stjärnsund

    Grycken Things to Do

    The present church was constructed between 1885 - 1887 and it was designed by the architect Herman Holmgren (he also designed the Uppsala University main building). In the mid 1950s the church was repaired and it then got the three beautiful stained glass windows in the sanctuary. The stained glass windows were made by the artist Anders Gabrielsson...

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Gesunda

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  • Skiing, skiing and skiing

    Gesunda Sports & Outdoors

    The Gesundaberget skiresort is both a new and an old resort. It has a long history and has been around and running for a very long time. it has today the oldest, working ski lift in sweden!It has a new owner though which is focusing on the extreme skiers. But they don't forget the other skiers lika the families and others and can provide you with...

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  • A magical day!

    Gesunda Things to Do

    I must admit I was a little sceptical before I entered the magical world of Santa. But after being there for a short while it is a fantastic place. The buildings, the scenery, the activities for the kids, everything is done with such a professionalism and joy so you really get impressed. If you are in or around Gesunda you cannot miss Santas world,...

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Idre

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  • Buss or Car

    Idre Transportation

    It is easy to get to Idre by buss or car. Or you can take the Fjäll train to Idre from Stockholm, Arlanda and Uppsala.

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  • Skiing in Sweden!

    Idre Sports & Outdoors

    Here in my country ther's alot of sports activities, when the winter appears we do skiing! Bring warm clothes n a warm partner.......

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  • After Ski

    Idre Restaurants

    Värdhuset serves À la Carte from the grill and traditional Swedish foods. One evening a week a Children's Buffet is served, with pizza, hamburgers, spaghetti, pancake gateaux and other favourites.Farfars Hörna (Granddad's Corner) the atmosphere is nice with good food.

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