While Sweden seems to be at its most captivating during the warm summer months of June to August, here’s an insider tip – the country is just as beautiful during the height of winter. Here are 10 reasons to spend winter in Sweden.
#1 Ski in one of 200 resorts
Did you know that there are about 200 ski resorts in Sweden? From resorts around the popular ski village of Åre in central Sweden to ski facilities in the provinces of Dalarna, Jämtland, Härjedalen and Swedish Lapland, there are hundreds of places where you can hit the slopes.
The most popular downhill skiing slopes can be found around Åre, which is one hour by plane from the capital of Stockholm (660 km). Åre provides myriad courses, from off-piste slopes to easier downhill slopes and family-orientated bunny runs.