Help Wikitravel grow by contributing to an article! Learn how.

Difference between revisions of "Dalarna"

From Wikitravel
Jump to: navigation, search
m
(Understand)
Line 30: Line 30:
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
'''Dalarna''' is an important province in the history of Sweden. Several uprisings against foreign and domestic rulers have occurred.
+
'''Dalarna''' is an important province in the history of Sweden. Several uprisings against foreign and domestic rulers have occurred. The most famous is how Gustaf Vasa, the last remain of the Swedish noble after the Stockholm Bloodbath, hid in Dalarna when the Danish were looking for him. Here he sought support amongst the locals for an uprising against the Danish who now had occupied Stockholm and thereby the control of Sweden.
  
 
==Talk==
 
==Talk==

Revision as of 09:13, 26 February 2006



LocationSwedenDalarna.png

Dalarna is a province and county in the region Svealand, in Sweden. It has a population of almost 280 000 and mostly consists of smaller towns, except for the two larger ones; Borlänge and Falun.

Contents

Cities

The giant Dalahorse(Dalahäst) in Rättvik.

Other destinations

National parks

Understand

Dalarna is an important province in the history of Sweden. Several uprisings against foreign and domestic rulers have occurred. The most famous is how Gustaf Vasa, the last remain of the Swedish noble after the Stockholm Bloodbath, hid in Dalarna when the Danish were looking for him. Here he sought support amongst the locals for an uprising against the Danish who now had occupied Stockholm and thereby the control of Sweden.

Talk

Most people speak fluent English. French and German may work as well.

Get in

There are flights from Malmö, Gothenburg and Stockholm to Borlänge.

Get around

Travelling by bus within a city costs 17 SEK(12 SEK for children below 16), and the ticket can be used multiple times in one hour. If you are younger than 20 years old, you can buy a card called "Upp till 20"(Up to 20). With the card you can travel with bus anywhere in the county, even between cities, for a month.

Most cities and towns in the county are connected to the railway-network.

See

Itineraries

Do

In the northern part of the province there are several popular ski-resorts. Such as Sälen and Idre.

Eat

There are dishes from all over the world available at restaurants. Domestic and international fast-food companies such as McDonald's and Burger King are well established.

Drink

Stay safe

There are nothing in particular to watch out for. Pickpockets may sometime appear in crowded areas, such as popular markets and shopping-malls.

Get out



This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!


Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

In other languages