Feeling like heading out to the tracks? Here are our 3 top spots for cross-country skiing in Sweden.
Sking in Sälen in Dalarna
Let's start with everyone's all time favorite, Sälen. It was here that we first learned to ski, and there is a nostalgic, romantic glow over this cross-country skiing paradise in Dalarna. There are almost 250 kilometers of prepared ski tracks, from short tracks in forest and mountain surroundings ideal for anyone skiing with children, to longer tours right across the spectacular mountain. Read more here.
Skiing in Funäsfjällen/Tänndalen in Härjedalen
Funäsfjällens cross-country ski track is on of the world's longest continuous cross-country track system, following the valleys and mountains throughout Funäsfjällen. Winding through valleys and over high mountain terrrain, Funäsfjällens track system is a total of 300 kilometers of groomed cross-country ski tracks. Read more here.
Skiing in Harsa/Järvsö in Hälsingland
The snow safe location Harsa is situated at an altitude of 400 meters and here the first snow usually arrives in October and lasts well into April. With 80 kilometers of well-groomed ski tracks in stunning natural surroundings, it caters to all levels of fitness and skills. When Astrid Wild organized a magical girl's weekend in Järvsö, nature not only offered pink sunsets over Kalvsjön but also northern lights. Read more (in swedish) here.
Skiing near Stockholm
Do you live in Stockholm and want to take an evening or weekend ski trip? Here are our three bonus tips for beautiful cross-country skiing tracks near Stockholm.
Tullinge: The yellow 5-km track from Brantbrinks IP. Incredibly beautiful skiing through the forest that will make you say "it feels like you are in the mountains"! Read more (in Swedish) here.
Blissinge: Well-groomed artificial snow tracks, charming natural tracks and convenient parking. We usually enjoy a packed snack in the sun by the club cabin afterwards. Read more (in Swedish) here.
Ågesta: A gathering place for all cross-country enthusiasts in Stockholm. Here, those training for Vasaloppet coexists with fitness skiers and beginners taking their first skiing strides. Well-groomed artificial snow tracks and natural snow tracks. Easy to get there by bus. Read more (in Swedish) here.
Have an amazing cross-country skiing season and don't forget to get your merino wool baselayer set. Perfect for both in the tracks and for cozying up in the cabin.