Surrounding a copper mine, the town of Falun is found in the Dalarna province in Sweden. Known for its history in copper mining, this bustling town has many interesting attractions, lakes and sports. From the hills of the National Ski Stadium to the shores of the lake, Falun features a holiday that is truly Swedish.
- Great Copper Mountain
- Great Pit
- Dalarnas Museum
- See the Kristine Church
- Canoe on Lake Runn
- Enjoy a day at the Lugnet Sports Area
Spring and autumn are generally mild and great for outdoor activities. The average summer temperatures are 68°F-72°F (20°C-22°C); winter often features snow, with temperatures that are a chilly 23°F-34°F (-5°C-1°C) and can go below 5°F (-15°C). Average annual rainfall is about 21 inches (533mm).
Getting There & Around
Falun is typically reached by road or rail. However, by air, visitors either come into Stockholm or Borlange. Many fly to Borlange, as it is only 20 minutes away, but flights are limited. Those coming from more international destinations usually travel the distance from Stockholm to the town. There are trains, rental cars and buses available from the airports for visitors.
There are buses, bikes and taxis available to traverse Falun. Buses are provided by Dalatrafik and have regularly scheduled daily routes throughout the town.
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