Arefjallen


Over a hundred kilometers of superb quality snow await you at Arefjallen, Northern Europe’s largest ski resort! Located on the edge of a large frozen lake, Arefjallen in Sweden hosts the world’s biggest downhill skiing race every April, the Skutsjutet. This time-honored ski resort also is home to the Freeride and Red Bull Big Air competitions. Moreover, Arefjallen is used by ski enthusiasts as a training ground because of its excellent range of slopes.

A group of five charming villages with characteristic old buildings and a very Swedish atmosphere, accompanied by eye-catching scenery, make up the beautiful resort of Arefjallen. Hordes of skiers and jetsetters descend here for its outstanding skiing and scintillating après-ski. It has earned its name as a family ski resort as well because of its excellent schools and facilities for children and adults of all levels of skiing ability.

The 99 trails are accessed by an efficient system of forty-three lifts. The longest run here is an impressive 6.5 km; most of the runs at Arefjallen are either intermediate or advanced, while the rest are evenly distributed between beginners and expert. Night skiing is popular at Arefjallen and greater challenges await cross country skiers on the 56 km of trails.

Snowboarders are well provided for at the snowboard park with five quarter-pipes and a half-pipe. The resort also features a snow-sure course fun park. You can participate in a host of non-skiing activities at Arefjallen such as snowmobile touring, horseback riding, ice-fishing, dog-sledding, paragliding, hang-gliding, ice-climbing and windsurfing on snow.

Accommodation is available at Arefjallen and the nearby village of Bjoren. The facilities available at the latter are perfect for families. The accommodation available at Arefjallen ranges from modern hotels to traditional Alpine style wooden structures. The ski resort is famed for its vibrant nightlife at the various bars, clubs, cafes and discos. There are also more sedate and relaxed restaurants both on and off the slopes. An excellent ski vacation resort for visitors of all ages and levels, Arefjallen merits repeated visits.