Hotel Alvdalen

Dalgatan 77 , Alvdalen, Dalarna, Swedish Lakeland, 79622, Sweden | Hotel
Prices starting from $132.00
 

Travel Blogs from Alvdalen

Midsummer Day

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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Back for lunch then went to see a traditional raising of the Midsummer pole, accompanied by much music and very professional dancing, in a rural setting. Numerous folk in the traditional Dalarna local dress. Very talented musicians, young and ...

Bears, may poles, and cold mid-summer weather.

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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Woke to cold weather - about 10 degrees and it is supposed to be mid-SUMMER! Two years ago, David and Maria Holford dined with us at Tamworth and invited us to Dalarna for mid-summer. Here we are! Did not bargain on the freezing weather. First up , dressed in all our winter clothes, we went with Rob and Robyn to the Orsa Bear Park. Up on the ski mountain above Orsa, wonderfully set out, we ...

Orsa, where it never gets dark!

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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We woke to fantastic reflections on the absolutely calm lake. Drove up the road to the Nusnas factory again, to watch the production of the Dala horses. Originally carved from scrap wood in the lumberjack camps in the winter, for the children back home, in 18th century First references of wooden horses for sale made in 1624, nearly 400 years ago. Now a world recognised symbol of Sweden (after appearing at the 1939 New York World Exhibition,) but only made in 4 ...

Dalana horses

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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Driving northwest, we found by chance two old towns founded on the iron smelting industry, dating from 1600s and only abandoned 50 or so years ago, Forsmarks Bruk and Lovstabruk. Each had been built by the owner, who had a palatial dwelling in the small town. All the old buildings, including water wheels, pig iron stores, workers' cottages, had been preserved and ...

Fulufjallet National park

A travel blog entry by 2tillbrooks

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Today we went on a fantastic 6km round trip hike, starting off with a steep climb, but very satisfying when we reached the top giving us perfect views. Small open front huts are dotted around the trails, that are stocked with wood, axe and a saw, we both thought it was such a great idea, if we knew we would of come up last night and watched ...

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