City Breaks

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City Breaks

Rattvik

A town with a population of 11, 000 people and located on the east coast of the Siljan Lake. Famous for hosing the World Folkdance/Folkmusic festival "Rattvikdansen".

 

Vaxjo

Established in 1342, this town is the centre of the Crystal Kingdom. There is an immigration museum showing records of the 1.2 million Swedish people who left for the United States between 1850 and 1930.

Website: www.vaxjo.se

Karlstad

A sport city abundant in radiant sunshine. North of the Vänern lake, a city located between Stockholm and Oslo. It is abundant in lakes, rivers, greenery and sunshine, especially since this is the city's symbol. Karlstad is known as a city of sports and activities. Boat and canoe sailing on the lakes and rivers, fishing, cycling, hiking, horse riding and many other sports are enjoyed daily here, and courses and facilities are abundant. The people are very enthusiastic about supporting sports too; especially the first stage of the bicycle race "Sweden Rally" that is held in the Varmland District and that attracts many fans.

Website: www.karlstad.se

Leksand

Population of 15, 000 people. Every year in June, people wearing national costumes gather here at the summer festival.

Website: www.leksand.se


Falun

A town that grew from the copper mines. This town's mining history dates back to the Viking age and it is said to be one of the largest mines in the world. The copper mine was registered as a World Heritage site in 2001.

Website: www.visitfalun.se

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