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ÅRE, SWEDEN

Ski Holidays in Are, Sweden

Åre is Sweden's number one ski resort, situated in the North. Are consists of four separate ski areas and villages, which are partly interlinked and covered by one lift pass.

The scenery is breathtaking, low sweeping mountains covered with pine forests, and the skiing is suited to all levels, plus there are a good range of activities for the non-skier on ski holidays in Are.

Beginners are well catered for with some gently rolling slopes at Duved and gentle runs at Bjornen. The tuition is excellent and all the instructors speak English. Intermediates have a great range of runs and areas to chose from, with the Are ski area offering the most challenging terrain. Advanced skiers will find some steep challenging runs, including the famous World Cup run, plus some great off-piste to be explored with a guide. There is a dedicated snowboard park, which is floodlit in the evenings, plus benches at the top of many of the lifts to accommodate snowboarders. Cross-country skiers are spoilt with 70 kilmotres of piste.

The night-life for ski holidays in Are is fairly low key and centres around the hotel bars and restaurants. At weekends it does get a bit livelier and there are a range of popular bars and clubs, many with live bands.

Other activities for Ski Holidays in Åre
Cross country • Night skiing (Dec until end of Feb) • Snowmobiling • Heli-skiing • Icelandic pony treks • Parapenting • Toboganning • Dog sledding • Ice fishing on the frozen lake • Tannforsen frozen waterfall and ice caves • Ice driving • Ice karting • Day trips to Trondheim

Resort Statistics

Ski holidays in Are, Sweden
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 52
Intermediates 32
Advanced 6
Snowboarders
Total Runs 90
Resort Statistics
Altitude 380m
Km of Piste 97km
Directions of Slopes S, N
Longest Run 7km
Drag Lifts 34
Ski Lifts 44
Snow Parks 1
Highest Lift 1274m
Uphill Capacity 49000
Chairlifts 7
Gondolas/Cable cars 2