Sälen, Sweden

About Sälen

Sälen boasts an impressive array of slopes that cater to all levels, from novice to expert. The destination is particularly famous for hosting the start of the Vasaloppet, the world’s oldest and largest cross-country ski race. Beyond the pistes, Sälen offers après-ski entertainment and family-friendly activities like dog sledding and snowmobiling. In summer, it transforms into a paradise for hikers and mountain bikers, with trails that wander through lush Nordic forests.

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Sälen highlights

Average temperature in June

21 °C / 70 °F

High season months

December, January, February, March, April

Local currency

Swedish krona (SEK)

Local language


Closest Airports

  • Scandinavian Mountains Airport (SE) - 22.9 km (14.2 mi)
  • Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (NO) - 159.3 km (99.0 mi)

Fun fact

The area offers snowmobiling and dog sledding adventures.

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