An easily-accessible mountain world awaits in Sälen with thrilling adventures, major events, fascinating culture and, above all, incredibly beautiful natural surroundings. Snow-covered landscapes or sunny summers provide everything from cosy evenings in front of an open fire after a day’s skiing to a stunning sunset at the end of a long summer’s evening.
Add in cycling, hiking, fishing, cross-country and slalom skiing - the choice of activities and events in Sälen is a wonderful smörgåsbord. A holiday in Sälen and the Sälen mountains has countless opportunities for families, couples and groups of friends to create memorable moments.
Downhill skiing, dog-sledding, snow-scooter safaris, cycling, hiking, cross-country skiing and the Vasalopp cross-country ski race are are just a few of the things that take place in Sälen. The area is well-known for its alpine skiing, with popular ski areas such as Kläppen, Lindvallen, Tandådalen, Hundfjället and Stöten. Whooshing down the slopes and rounding off the day cosying up in your cabin or hitting the after-ski scene is a favourite way to spend the February half-term or Easter holidays for many Swedes and other international visitors. For a more peaceful winter in Sälen there are plenty of well-groomed cross-country trails. Or why not rent a snow scooter and whizz along the beautiful scooter trails, snow spraying up behind you?
A holiday in Sälen is just as thrilling in summer as winter. Experience the mountains close-up on one of the many beautiful hiking trails along the mountains. The southern part of the famous Kungsleden hiking trail starts here, before winding its way northwards. Round off the day with a relaxing spa treatment at Experium, while the children throw themselves into the more actionpacked elements of the indoor adventure baths. Talking of action, a Sälen holiday offers up plenty of opportunities for some serious adrenaline rushes. There are high ropes courses and bike parks as well as numerous tracks for cross country or mountain biking.
Sälen and the Sälen mountains also have plenty to offer, food and drinks-wise. Visit some of the local artisan food producers, enjoy the charming summer pasture farms and take in the natural surroundings. Swim in lakes and tarns. Fishing in Sälen is another highlight. Hire equipment and buy a fishing permit - then just cast and wait.
In short, Sälen offers a range of opportunities for a varied holiday where no two days are the same. There are plenty of accommodation options to choose from: four-star hotels, cabins, apartments, hostels and campsites. A very warm welcome to Sälen!