Leksand attractions

Top Choice Historic Building in Leksand

Munthe’s Hildasholm

Built by Axel Munthe (1857–1949), who served as the Swedish royal physician and wrote the best-selling memoir The Story of San Michele, this sumptuously decorated National Romantic–style mansion is set in beautiful …
Nature Reserve in Leksand

Naturum Dalarna

This visitor centre and nature park, 16km northwest of Leksand, has information about the meteor that hit several million years ago and local flora and fauna, with a slightly moth-eaten collection of 50 stuffed anim…
Gardens in Leksand

Japanska Parken

In recognition of the town's sister-city-hood with Tobetsu, Japan, you'll find this lovely (and authentic) Japanese garden by the shores of Lake Siljan. It's a wonderful, quiet place to sit and contemplate.
Church in Leksand

Leksands Kyrka

Leksands Kyrka, with its distinctive onion dome, dates from the early 13th century but has been extensively renovated and enlarged. The church contains extravagant baroque furnishings; check the posted schedules for…