Borlänge is an average-sized Swedish city in the province Dalarna. With a population of roughly 50.000, it is the second most populous city in the province, after Falun.
The town has good communications. The road-network are excellent and the only time to expect traffic jams is at four o'clock when most people head home from their work. There are also a railway-station and an airport.
The Dala Airport in Borlänge has routes to Stocholm, Gothenburg and Malmö.
Getting around by car is easy, however the road-signs are - as in the rest of Sweden - in Swedish so a map is suggested.
The bus-network covers the entire town and the villages outside. A ride inside the towns borders costs 17 SEK for adults(over 16 years old), and 14 SEK for children.
The Ornässtugan in Borlänge
- Ornässtugan - A old timber-house dating back to the 1500th century. The soon-to-be Swedish king Gustaf Vasa hid here after the Stockholm Bloodbath, when he was the last remain of the Swedish noble the Danes sought to eliminate. Guided tours are available.
- Go skiiing in the Romme Alpin. Modern ski-facility some kilometres from Borlänge downtown.
- Kupolen shopping-mall - The largest shopping-mall in the province with over 80 shops.