Top things to do in Åre

Top Choice Swedish in Åre

Fäviken Magasinet

This intimate 16-seat, five-table mountain restaurant has one of Sweden's finest culinary reputations, drawing strictly on seasonal Jämtland produce and traditions such as drying, pickling and salting. There are als…
Top Choice Sami in Åre

Havvi i Glen

A proud standard-bearer for the Slow Food Sápmi movement, Havvi i Glen initiates you into the richness of mountain Sami cuisine, with game, mushrooms and berries featuring prominently on its seasonal menu. Expect th…
Top Choice Cable Car in Åre


Bringing you almost to the top of Mt Åreskutan, this gondola is worth taking for the awesome views alone. The seven-minute ride departs from behind Åre’s main square and whisks you up to a viewing platform (1274m) c…
Funicular in Åre

Åre Bergbana

This lovely old mountain railway was completed in 1910 along with the first ski lifts in Åre. These days, the funicular is run by SkiStar during winter and Hotel Fjällgården keeps it operating in the evenings and at…
Factory in Åre

Åre Chokladfabrik

It's hard to drive past this place at the eastern end of town on the E14. These guys have been producing handmade chocolates, truffles and caramels since 1991, and if you want to see why they've been so successful, …
American in Åre


Just off the main square, this American-style diner is where all the hungry bikers and skiers converge to replenish burned calories by hoovering down Philly cheese steak, fajitas the size of your head, rib platters …
Bakery in Åre

Åre Bageri

This sprawling organic cafe and stone-oven bakery does an enormous all-you-can-eat breakfast spread for 89kr (7am to 10.30am), great coffee, pastries and huge sandwiches. In the evenings, the upstairs restaurant ser…
Bar in Åre

Vinbaren Åre

Its vast wine list spans the world, and you have to get here early to get a seat, as the skiing clientele packs this place to the rafters in the evenings. The tapas don't let the side down either: think fish tacos, …
Sports in Åre

Åre Extreme Challenge

Multi-sport challenge that sees its competitors mountain biking, paddling and running for the top prize in late June.
Sports in Åre

Åre Bike Festival

Popular mountain-biking event in July.