This charming village with breathtaking views of Lake Siljan is one of Sweden’s most famous tourist destinations, renowned for its hospitality, fabulous dining experiences and cosy charm.
8 minutes with train from Tällberg you will find Rättvik, also in a beautiful location next to Lake Siljan. Mainly known for its folk dance, local artwork, handicrafts and fiddler tradition.
Bargain handicrafts at the spring and autumn markets
In the first week of May and of October, the city is filled with one of Sweden’s largest markets, with around 1,000 stalls and 100,000 visitors.
Celebrate Midsummer the traditional Swedish way
If you want to experience a genuine Swedish Midsummer celebration, Rättvik is the place to be, where you are guaranteed the opportunity to dance around Midsummer maypoles to music played by fiddlers in folk costumes.
Attend a concert at the world-famous Dalhalla
Dalhalla is recognised as one of the world’s most spectacular concert venues. Experience a magical concert evening in the former limestone quarry or join a guided tour to learn about the intriguing history of the place, from the meteorite impact to today’s world-famous outdoor arena.
From Rättvik it´s a 23 minute train journey to Mora where there’s lots to discover and experience. Accommodation options are plentiful and there is a wide variety of restaurants and cafés.
At Gesundaberget, just outside Mora, is Santaworld. A fairy-tale world where you can meet Santa and his elves, pat his reindeer and visit his workshop.
Experience the Vasaloppet festival
On the first weekend in March you can see Vasaloppet – the world’s biggest, longest and oldest long-distance ski race, which finishes with spectacular celebrations in Mora.
Buy a genuine Dala horse
Sweden’s most purchased souvenir, the Dala horse, has been made ever since the 17th century. In Nusnäs, outside Mora, you can see how they carve and paint these world-famous horses by hand.
Learn about the history of Swedish art
Visit Zorn House, the former home of Swedish national painter Anders Zorn, with its charming garden. Indulge in some Swedish art history and round out your day with a nice coffee in the former stables.