Welcome to Southern Dalarna

Elsborg i Falun

Welcome to Southern Dalarna

Southern Dalarna offers lots of opportunities for everything from canoeing and fishing adventures to cycling excursions and hiking. In the winter it is an popular area for skiers and ice skaters. One of Sweden’s best-known artists, Carl Larsson, lived here. Today, his home is one of our most visited attractions. The Great Copper Mountain in Falun has been designated by UNESCO as one of the world’s most important places.

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Highlights

Dalarnas museum

Dalahorses at Dalarnas Museum

Dalarnas museum

The ideal starting point for your visit to Dalarna. It reflects the region's cultural heritage with its distinctive history, tradition and culture. Folk costumes, Dala horses and kurbits painting.

Falun Mine/World Heritage Site

Falun Mine/World Heritage Site

Take an exciting underground hike in Falun Mine! Here you can find breathtaking depths, vast halls and dripping cliffs, while glimpses of rickety wooden ladders and sooty walls whisper of times gone by.

Carl Larsson

Carl Larsson

Carl Larsson

Carl Larsson was – and still is – one of Sweden's most well known and best-loved artists, and he lived and worked in Dalarna in the late 1800s. Visit the Carl Larsson house near Falun and prepare youself for an emotional meeting with the lively Larsson family, headed by Carl and his wife Karin. 

Jussi Björling museum

Jussi Björling

Jussi Björling museum

One of the greatest tenors of all time, was born in Borlänge. He enjoyed great success in Europe and USA.

Celebrate Midsummer

Midsummer in Dalarna

Celebrate Midsummer

Midsummer Night is said to be magical. If you want to experience an authentic midsummer, you should come to Dalarna.

Summer pastures

Summer pastures

When you visit Dalarna, you shouldn’t miss the chance to visit one of our many summer pastures.

Biking Dalarna

Biking in Säfsen

Biking Dalarna

Biking Dalarna has a number of parks for downhill biking, many kilometres of marked trails for cross-country and road cycling, cycle parks and free-riding facilities.

Accommodation

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Bergmästaren

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Hotels, B&B, cottages, camping, hostels. Search and book online.

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Nordic World Ski Championships

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Nordic World Ski Championships

There’s plenty of different types of accommodation available during the 2015 World Ski Championships in Falun. The choice is yours, between hotels, cabins, hostels, apartments, private houses or camping sites.

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Map of the southern part of Dalarna

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