When the winter holiday is around the corner there is a vast amount of time waiting to be filled with fun, cosy, exciting and educational activities! All around Dalarna there are plenty of activities for children and adults alike. We have selected some exciting destinations, each with a certain something to really set them apart. Welcome to the winter holidays in Dalarna!
An obvious activity perfect for the winter holiday is slalom and downhill skiing. Around Dalarna you will find many family-friendly destinations that are ready with both snow-white slopes and packed activity programs to entertain and amuse the whole family after the last ride of the day. At Bjursås SkiCenter outside Falun you are welcome to unwind in the family relaxation-area or try out skating at the ice track. Stay at the comfortable Scandic Hotel in Falun.
At Orsa Grönklitt the Blueberry Berra will see to it that all the kids can try out and learn skiing in a fun playful way. Also, you will find Orsa Predator Park just around the corner. At Leksand Strand Resort you can book a full winter holiday-package that offers accommodation in a cosy cabin, close to indoor pools with a water slide, Granberget ski slope and beautiful, wintry Leksand.
The winter holiday In Sälen might be the biggest classic destination and Kläppen can not disappoint anyone. You will find many pistes with varying difficulty rating and full service both on and around the slopes that makes this a real paradise for skiing. Those who prefer not to ski can still experience the atmosphere and a tip is to take the gondola to the top of the mountain to have a “swedish fika” (coffee and cake). In the north of Dalarna you will also find family friendly Idre Fjäll. Here you will always be close to the slopes and other activities including dog sledding, snow moiling, bowling, indoor pools, mini-disco for the kids and much more.
The Christmas holiday might be over, but Santa World in Gesunda outside Mora is still in full swing! The mischievous mice have taken the lead and will see to it that the whole day is full of antics and fun. Singing and music, theatre and shows – kids and adults alike may partake in the fun and play. Just around the corner from Santa World you’ll find the mountain Gesundaberget. Put on your skis and take the surface lift to the top of the mountain and munch on crispy waffles in the Top Cabin that offers stunning views over Siljan and the beautiful surroundings.
Even if the winter holiday is supposed to offer sunny, snowy days the weather may not always cooperate. So it’s lucky that Dalarna have many indoor activities to offer! Falu Gruva has a comfortable temperature of 5 degrees Celsius all year round - and below ground the "weather" is always the same. Around Dalarna you will find a lot of nice, warm and fun-filled indoor pools. Aqua Nova is a waterpark in Borlänge for those who seek something extra and you’ll find it in the water slides, swirl pool and pirate ship. In Borlänge you will also find 2047 Science Center which is an arena for knowledge, science and technology where the whole family can investigate and experiment with all the senses.
So when you ask the question “What shall we do today?” you can pick and choose from a multitude of activities – because the winter holiday in Dalarna will never be boring!