Sweden and especially Dalarna are perfect opportunities for winter holidays. Dalarna has still real winters with snow and ice.
In the surroundings of Sifferbo Stugby is a lot of winter fun in the snow and on the ice possible.
The fascinating nature offers a lot of possibilities for all sorts of outdoor activities, such as skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, ice skating and ice fishing.
In our surroundings you can also make snowmobile tours. This is a funny and exciting experience, crosses over lakes and open spaces and paths. Snowmobile safaris are organized in several locations.
At Dalarnas Äventyrscentrum nearby Borlänge you can make an attractive snowmobile safari, under the guidance of a guide. A tour of 1 hour costs 600 SEK per snowmobile, max. 2 persons per snowmobile. You need to wear warm clothing and a helmet is included in the rent.
The Vasaloppet is the large cross-country ski event for the Swedish. This event is organized each year on the first Sunday of March. The Vasaloppet is the world's biggest, oldest and longest ski race.
The race goes over a distance of 90 km from Sälen to Mora in Dalarna. About 16,000 people are joining this and it’s a great happening for Sweden. Especially the very massive start is a whole show-piece.
Mora is located 85 km from our park, this is about a 1,25 car drive. From here you can take a bus to Sälen, the starting point.
Besides this are being organized all kind of other competitions for cross-country skiing in the week before the Vasaloppet, like the Kortvasan. This is a competition of 30 km over a part of the Vasaloppet, from Oxberg to Mora.
The Öppet spårat goes over the whole distance of 90 km and is specially for whom who are not a member of a sporting club.
At the finish in Mora the competitors are going under a special arch, with the motto:
-- In the footsteps of our forefathers for the victories of tomorrow --
At this arch you will find the Vasaloppsmuseum, where you can see for example a very nice film about the Vasaloppet.
For more information see the website Vasaloppet and Vasaloppsweek >>.