CBIS 1365807

Slipstensgruvorna -Grindstone Mines - in Mässbacken

The manufacture of grindstones was for hundreds of years the most important source of income for the inhabitants of the Orsa region. Today the craft is kept alive by Orsa Slipstensgruppen.


The area has about 30 mines/ open pit mines. Signposted path through the magical mining area.

Summer 2020
Orsa Slipstensförening will not conduct any activities during the summer. They may carry out pre-booked guided tours and history walks during the fall. For more information contact Ann-Marie Engström 070-689 14 65.


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