Cross country skiing

Welcome to one of Sweden's best areas for cross country skiing! In nearby Gronklitt you will find 130 kilometers of well-prepared trails over mires, through the forest and over the hills. Please find the trail map here.

If you want to work on your technique, book a lesson here or let us help you book an instructor.

Improve your seeding for Vasaloppet

Try for a better starting position by taking part of one or more of the seeding races that take place close to Fryksas. Click on the race for more information.

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14 januari Craft Ski Marathon - 21 or 42 km, a popular official seeding race for Vasaloppet

20 januari Moraloppet - 42 km with starting in Evertsberg and finishing in Mora. Seeding race for Tjejvasan (30 km for women) and the Vasaloppet race

3 februari Orsa Grönklitt Ski Marathon - 21 or 42 km, seeding race for the Vasaloppet race and Tjejvasan

Vasaloppet's Winter Week

Vasaloppet's Winter Week consists of various ski races held in the end of February and the beginning of March. The races take place in the ninety-kilometer Vasaloppet Arena between Sälen and Mora.

Here you will find links to bookings, waxing service and other practical tips before your race.

Snowmobile

Join a group for a snowmobile safari to experience the wilderness and stunning landscape in a new way. You drive your own vehicle and the leader guides the group on the tour.

More information in Swedish here. Let us know if we can help you with information or booking.

Dog sledding

The quintessential way to enjoy the beauty of the wilderness has to be in a sled behind a team of huskies. An experienced guide introduces you to the area around Grönklitt and Fryksås.

Choose between tours of 2,5 or 5 kilometers. Maximum 2 adults and 2 children per sled. Read more here and let us know if you need our assistance with information or booking.

Winter hiking

Hike with snow shoes or take the 5 km forest trail Fryksås - Grönklitt and back. Click here for a map.

Ice Yacht Sailing

Join us for exciting ice-yachting on natural ice in Sweden. No experience needed since You will get safety- and sailing instructions from our experienced guides. Sail the yacht all by yourself once you feel confident.

We are always sailing on carefully checked and safe ice and all safety equipment is available to borrow!

Dates open for single bookings 2023/2024:

  • Dec 30th 2023. Sailing place in Mora
  • Jan 6th 2024. Sailing place in Mora
  • Feb 3rd 2024. Sailing place in Mora
     

For current information and booking, click here

Opera & Classical music

Vattnäs Concert barn

The only concert house in Dalarna, "a pure and beautiful scene for classical music in a region, that for centuries has been filled with crafts and music stemming from the need for beauty in the winter darkness." Pers Anna Larsson, artistic leader

Visit the website to see the repertoire and schedule.

Opera at the movies

Orsa Opera Society arrange viewings of broadcasted opera performances at the local movie theater. Visit their facebook page to see what's up during your visit.

Art and Crafts

Zorngården, the home of Swedish 20th century artist Anders and his wife Emma Zorn, where they received guests and friends from both the Royal family and the artist community of the time. We recommend that you reserve a ticket for a guided tour.

Carl Larssongården, a classic destination worth visiting. Experience Carl's artistry through the many paintings in the home, and wife Karin's textile art that range from traditional to very modern. Tickets for guided tours in English can be reserved here.

Munthe's Hildasholm in Leksand was the wedding gift of Medical Doctor and author Axel Munthe to his young wife Hilda Pennington Mellor. The house was built in 1910 and displays the family's furniture, art and clothing. The surrounding garden was designed by Hilda and thought to be Dalarna's most genuine English garden, inspired by the arts & crafts movement.
Except for a Christmas market in December, the house and garden is a summer destination.

Nittsjö Keramik, a former brick mill known for the design items by designers with large variations in style, from folklore and traditional to modern expressions.

SPA & Relax

A couple of minute's walk from the hotel you'll find the spa and relax of Smidgårdens, with an indoor pool with jetstream, log fire sauna and relax overlooking the beautiful Lake Orsa and the mountains in the distance.
Towels, robes and slippers are included, as well as small snacks and water.

Bookings for 3 hours and a maximum of 8 people are made here. Let us know if you need our assistance or more information.

Floating Sauna

If you are looking for a sauna experience extraordinaire, we recommend Gronklitt's floating sauna. It is beautifully located with a lovely view of the Rädjön Lake. This is a wood-burning sauna, and the wood as well as matches/lighting aids can be found in the benches of the changing room. It can be rented for 3 hours and up to 10 persons here.

Cross country skiing

Welcome to one of Sweden's best areas for cross country skiing! In nearby Gronklitt you will find 130 kilometers of well-prepared trails over mires, through the forest and over the hills. Please find the trail map here.

If you want to work on your technique, book a lesson here or let us help you book an instructor.

Improve your seeding for Vasaloppet

Try for a better starting position by taking part of one or more of the seeding races that take place close to Fryksas. Click on the race for more information.

-

14 januari Craft Ski Marathon - 21 or 42 km, a popular official seeding race for Vasaloppet

20 januari Moraloppet - 42 km with starting in Evertsberg and finishing in Mora. Seeding race for Tjejvasan (30 km for women) and the Vasaloppet race

3 februari Orsa Grönklitt Ski Marathon - 21 or 42 km, seeding race for the Vasaloppet race and Tjejvasan

Vasaloppet's Winter Week

Vasaloppet's Winter Week consists of various ski races held in the end of February and the beginning of March. The races take place in the ninety-kilometer Vasaloppet Arena between Sälen and Mora.

Here you will find links to bookings, waxing service and other practical tips before your race.

Ice Yacht Sailing

Join us for exciting ice-yachting on natural ice in Sweden. No experience needed since You will get safety- and sailing instructions from our experienced guides. Sail the yacht all by yourself once you feel confident.

We are always sailing on carefully checked and safe ice and all safety equipment is available to borrow!

Dates open for single bookings 2023/2024:

  • Dec 30th 2023. Sailing place in Mora
  • Jan 6th 2024. Sailing place in Mora
  • Feb 3rd 2024. Sailing place in Mora

    For current information and booking, click here

Snowmobile

Join a group for a snowmobile safari to experience the wilderness and stunning landscape in a new way. You drive your own vehicle and the leader guides the group on the tour.

More information in Swedish here. Let us know if we can help you with information or booking.

Dog sledding

The quintessential way to enjoy the beauty of the wilderness has to be in a sled behind a team of huskies. An experienced guide introduces you to the area around Grönklitt and Fryksås.

Choose between tours of 2,5 or 5 kilometers. Maximum 2 adults and 2 children per sled. Read more here and let us know if you need our assistance with information or booking.

Winter hiking

Hike with snow shoes or take the 5 km forest trail Fryksås - Grönklitt and back. Click here for a map.

Dalarna in December

December is an eventful month in Dalarna, offering many opportunities to experience the Swedish culture and fine crafts. Visit a traditional christmas market, attend a concert in a church or get tickets for a show during your stay in Fryksås. Below please find selected events in the vicinity of the hotel.
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Christmas Markets (Julmarknad)

3 Dec Zorns julmarknad, Mora

9-10 Dec Orsa Hornberga Gård

9 Dec Orsa Hembygdsgård

23 Dec Orsa Grönklitt

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Christmas concerts & Shows

3 Dec Advent evening in Mora Church

9 Dec Dalarnas Lussibrud --Lucia celebration, Mora Church

10 Dec Sing-a-long Christmas concert, Mora Church

16 Dec Christmas concert in Våmhus Church

17 Dec Carols at Betlehem

20 Dec Christmas concert in Orsa Church

28 Dec Peter Carlsson and Kjell Gustavsson Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, Sollerö Church

Opera & Classical music

Vattnäs Concert barn

The only concert house in Dalarna, "a pure and beautiful scene for classical music in a region, that for centuries has been filled with crafts and music stemming from the need for beauty in the winter darkness." Pers Anna Larsson, artistic leader

Visit the website to see the repertoire and schedule.

Opera at the movies

Orsa Opera Society arrange viewings of broadcasted opera performances at the local movie theater. Visit their facebook page to see what's up during your visit.

Art and Crafts

Zorngården, the home of Swedish 20th century artist Anders and his wife Emma Zorn, where they received guests and friends from both the Royal family and the artist community of the time. We recommend that you reserve a ticket for a guided tour.

Carl Larssongården, a classic destination worth visiting. Experience Carl's artistry through the many paintings in the home, and wife Karin's textile art that range from traditional to very modern. Tickets for guided tours in English can be reserved here.

Munthe's Hildasholm in Leksand was the wedding gift of Medical Doctor and author Axel Munthe to his young wife Hilda Pennington Mellor. The house was built in 1910 and displays the family's furniture, art and clothing. The surrounding garden was designed by Hilda and thought to be Dalarna's most genuine English garden, inspired by the arts & crafts movement.
Except for a Christmas market in December, the house and garden is a summer destination.

Nittsjö Keramik, a former brick mill known for the design items by designers with large variations in style, from folklore and traditional to modern expressions.

SPA & Relax

A couple of minute's walk from the hotel you'll find the spa and relax of Smidgårdens, with an indoor pool with jetstream, log fire sauna and relax overlooking the beautiful Lake Orsa and the mountains in the distance.
Towels, robes and slippers are included, as well as small snacks and water.

Bookings for 3 hours and a maximum of 8 people are made here. Let us know if you need our assistance or more information.

Floating Sauna

If you are looking for a sauna experience extraordinaire, we recommend Gronklitt's floating sauna. It is beautifully located with a lovely view of the Rädjön Lake. This is a wood-burning sauna, and the wood as well as matches/lighting aids can be found in the benches of the changing room. It can be rented for 3 hours and up to 10 persons here.

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