Vemdalen Vacation Packages
Explore snow-covered peaks and quiet forests at Vemdalen, one of Sweden’s premier ski resorts. This expansive ski resort encompasses three main areas: Björnrike, Vemdalsskalet and the beautiful mountain village of Klövsjö/Storhogna. The resort includes a total of 35 lifts and 58 pistes and all areas are connected on the same lift pass. Known for gentle groomed slopes and magnificent cross-country ski routes, Vemdalen is ideal for learning Nordic-style skiing techniques or taking family ski vacations. Try ice fishing, dog sledding or snowmobiling in the pristine Swedish wilderness.
Björnrike is suited to children and those learning to ski. Book individual or group lessons at the resident ski school and explore the mountain with your ski instructor. Discover telemark and Nordic styles of skiing with a guided tour of Vemdalen’s stunning off-piste runs. This mountain area is renowned for remarkable cross-country skiing, so enjoy the beautiful scenery while traversing these special routes.
Near Vemdalsskalet, find two challenging mountain peaks, Hovdefjället and Skalsfjället, for testing your downhill skills. Explore vast powder snowfields above the tree line of Vemdalen’s mountain faces or hike up the slope to skiable areas above the Skalsfjället lifts. Practice skiing or snowboarding freestyle tricks at three different terrain parks. Try night skiing under floodlights, which are turned on at least twice a week.
Enjoy the snow with traditional Swedish winter activities, such as ice fishing or dog sledding. Take a snowmobile tour across the mountain or hike around serene forests and lakes. Vemdalen’s après-ski scene is small but lively, with a selection of cafés and restaurants serving Scandinavian cuisine at Vemdalen’s base villages. Listen to live piano music at the Hoigfjallshotell or check out the hotel’s dance floor.
Vemdalen is 300 miles (490 kilometers) northeast of Stockholm, easily accessible by car, bus or train. There are two airports to choose between: Åre/Östersund airport and Svegs airport. From Åre/Östersund airport it takes 1.5 hours by rental car or taxi transfer to reach Vemdalen and from Sveg it's 1 hour. You can go directly to Vemdalen by train in winter. In summer you travel to the railway station in Östersund and go by rental car or taxi for 1.5 hours to Vemdalen.
The ski season on Vemdalen runs between Novemer to the end of April.