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.
5 hotels in Falun
The Scandic Lugnet Hotel provides you with quality accommodation and is the ideal location to have a relaxing stay. GeneralThe Scandic Lugnet hotel has 8 meeting rooms, which can host conferences... More
Providing elegant accommodation and convenient facilities, the Clarion Collection Hotel Bergmastaren is an ideal place to explore the rich Swedish history at the local Dalarnas Museum and the Lake... More
With exceptional service and facilities, the Best Western Gustaf Wasa Hotel is perfect for a special weekend getaway for holiday makers and an ideal conference venue for business travellers. ... More
Offering a wide range of services for an enjoyable holiday, the Scandic Hotel Borlange is an ideal place for a relaxing retreat at Borlange. GeneralThe Scandic Hotel Borlange provides an... More