Discover the winter in Värmland

Your next skiing holiday in Värmland

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Skiing in Värmland

Do you want to travel just the right distance while experiencing a true winter and top-notch skiing? Then Värmland's all-encompassing ski destinations are the place to aim for. Here, you'll find first-rate skiing for families, recreational skiers, and elite athletes alike. Experience skiing in a magnificent and beautiful nature covered in glittering snow.

Värmland offers family-friendly skiing, challenging slopes for the experienced and funparks and skicross courses for the adventurous. All in a scenic environment. In short, Värmland’s ski resorts offer everything and are only a few hours away from Stockholm and Gothenburg.

The wonderful adventures of winter start in Värmland

Värmland offers child-friendly skiing, challenging slopes, Funparks and skicross courses as well as fine cross-country skiing trails all in a beuatiful scenic environment.
Photo: Hovfjället

Valfjället – an undiscovered holiday gem

As soon as you arrive at Valfjället, you are greeted by a family atmosphere and calmness. For those who want to teach their children to ski in a safe environment, this is the ideal place. The gathering place for adventure seekers is the fun park with jumps of all sizes, rails and even an airbag where you can land softly after a jump. Many slalom clubs hold their training camps here at Valfjället. So there are slopes even for the skilful skier! Every morning you are greeted by freshly groomed slopes, a fantastic feeling! The queues are rarely long and flow at a good pace. With its 220 metres, Valfjället has one of southern Sweden’s highest drop heights and the longest possible descent is 1800 metres – only 280 kilometres from Gothenburg!

Branäs – Sweden’s most family-friendly skiing

Branäs – now Sweden’s fourth largest ski resort – has won the Grand Children’s Holiday Award in the category of Sweden’s best ski resort for families with children 13 times. And it’s easy to understand why. There are 32 slopes, 30 lifts, lots of free children’s activities and family-friendly accommodation right on the slopes. That way, you can hit the slopes first thing in the morning instead of packing and unpacking your car every day. As if that wasn’t enough, the lift pass is free for children under 7 years old. In addition to child-friendly skiing, it’s worth mentioning that Branäs has Sweden’s tenth highest vertical drop. Getting hungry after a day on the slopes? Branäs offers a wide range of restaurants with family-friendly menus and the opportunity to order both take away and delivery directly to the door. Take the opportunity to book a wonderful ski holiday for the whole family at Branäs!

Skiing holiday in the Hovfjället nature reserve

Hovfjället is beautifully situated with a magnificent view. Its elevation of 542 meters above sea level makes Hovfjället very snow-reliable. Here, there is a ski resort offering alpine downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, and snowmobile trails. The skiing is family-friendly and suits both experienced skiers who want a little more challenge and beginners who want easy and varied slopes. There are a total of 13 slopes, six lifts and 22 kilometres of well-prepared cross-country trails for great skiing. Take a look at the pistemap over Hovfjället and get inspired for your next skiing adventure.

The ski centre is located in the middle of a nature reserve, and from the top you can admire the beautiful views before heading down one of the slopes. For children trying skiing for the first time, Hovfjället is also suitable. The children’s mountain (and slope) that ends right next to the warming hut and restaurant means that the joy of skiing can sparkle all day long. There is also a ski school for all levels. Do you want to vary downhill skiing with cross-country skiing? Then Hovfjället, in its role as perhaps Sweden’s most southern mountain nature, is just the right choice for both downhill and cross-country skiing.

Torsby Skidtunnel u0026amp; Sportcenter


Kalhyttan Sport & Leisure Arena in Filipstad, Sweden

Less than an hour from Karlstad, you can enjoy fantastic, high-quality cross-country skiing in a historic setting. Snow-safe Kalhyttan in Filipstad is a multi-sport arena and artificial snow facility with a lot of skiing history and joy. Here you can exercise at your own level and enjoy the outstanding tracks or train hard and structured for that race or classic you have wanted to do for so long. On the ski slope, children can go sledding or take their first steps on skis. At Kalhyttan there is something for everyone – from beginner to elite. Welcome to classic Kalhyttan!

Långberget – a cross-country skiing paradise

Långberget is a real cross-country skiing paradise with its 63 kilometres of well-prepared tracks. Cross-country skiing at Långberget is suitable for everyone, young and old – whether you are aiming for the next Vasaloppet, trying cross-country skiing for the very first time or just want a wonderful skiing holiday with the family. The resort is located north of Branäs on the border with Dalarna.

Experience crispy winter days on a pair of skis in Värmland.
Photo: Mattila

Always perfect tracks and weather conditions at Torsby Skidtunnel & Sportcenter.

Snow all year round. The dream life for all cross-country skiers is in Torsby. Here is Sweden’s very first indoor arena for skiing in the ski tunnel at Torsby Skidtunnel & Sportcenter with constantly perfect conditions: -4 °C i luften and -3 °C in the snow. The track in the tunnel is 1.3 kilometres long and follows the natural terrain of the surroundings with a height difference of 12 metres. During the visit, you can also book your instructor to hone your technique and take the next step in your development, whatever your level. Perfect winter weather outdoors? Then the outdoor loops complement the ski tunnel. Starting from the ski stadium, there are 50 kilometres of tracks, spread over ten different circuits.

Enjoy a crisp winter on cross-country skis in Mattila

Mattila is a cultural and winter sports treasure in the Finnish forest in north-west Värmland. Mattila offers 170 kilometres of ski trails and the trails are laid by the same piste machine as during the Ski World Cup in Falun. Whether you have Vasaloppet ambitions or just want to enjoy a crisp winter environment, Mattila is the perfect choice.


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