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Åre Björnen

Åre ski resort, north-west of Stockholm

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Åre Björnen is one of the accommodation areas in the historic Åre ski resort. Enjoy the fabulous ski slopes of Åre ski resort, Sweden's largest ski area, and stay in the tranquil area of Åre Björnen.

Åre ski resort

Åre has been a popular mountain retreat for over 100 years and the picturesque area of Åre Björnen has become a fantastic base from which to access the expansive ski resort. Åre ski resort hosts an annual FIS World Cup skiing event, meaning the slopes are well-kept and the facilities are world class.

The slopes themselves make up the largest continuous ski area in Sweden and offer something for everyone, from relaxed beginner’s areas to more challenging runs for those after a chance to push themselves. Åre Björnen is especially well suited to beginners, with easy access, wide rolling slopes, perfect for developing skiers.

Stay in Åre Björnen

Åre Björnen is a quiet area of cabins and a deluxe ski-in/ski-out Design hotel and there is easy access to the slopes from all our hand-picked accommodation. There is also a regular ski bus which you can take to Åre village where you will find a wide variety of shops, restaurants and bars.

If you’re keen to try other activities during your holiday in Sweden, there is husky sledding, ice-driving on the lake and high-ropes courses available in Åre, which we can book as part of your skiSweden holiday.

Our handpicked accommodation ranges from the chic rooms of modern Design Hotels to the comfort of your own cabin or apartment. Speak to your skiSweden expert to find your perfect fit and discover even more about what’s on offer in Åre ski resort.

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The right slopes for me?


Excellent: Björnen’s children’s area is the largest in Åre with loads of choice and plenty of space to improve and practice your technique.


Excellent: With easy access to the vast Åre ski area, intermediate skiers will have plenty to choose from across the mountain.


Good: There are a varied selection of advanced slopes for those looking for a challenge including world cup slopes and a selection of terrain parks.

Cross country

Good: There is over 500km of marked and maintained cross-country trails throughout the resorts of Åre and the surrounding area. If you are new to the sport there is also an excellent ski school for those who want to try something different.


Good: Åre's largest park, the 'Åre Snow Park', is located near Åre Village and has a range of intermediate and advanced jumps as well as rails, a half-pipe and a snowcross track. Throught the resort there are 6 other terrain parks with kickers, boxes and rails ranging from beginners to more advanced lines.

Activities & Après


As well as the facilities in your unique accommodation there is a whole host of on and off slope activities to get involved in.

  • Dog sledding
  • Night skiing & snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Time trials, slalom & boarder cross
  • Guided snowshoe walks
  • Sledging
  • Spa & Wellness centres
  • Indoor water park


Après ski & eating out

Hotel bars generally have a good atmosphere while the other resort bars tends to be more lively at the weekends and during the local holidays. There are a good choice of restaurants spread across the resorts from a la carte dining to relaxed cafés.

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