Top things to do

Top Choice Opera in Rättvik

Dalhalla Opera

Held at the magnificent Dalhalla amphitheatre, the Dalhalla Opera's summer season always plays to packed crowds.
Top Choice Concert Venue in Rättvik


Dalhalla, an old limestone quarry 9km north of Rättvik, is used as an open-air theatre and concert venue in summer; the acoustics are incredible and the setting is stunning. Check online for schedule and ticket info…
Top Choice Parade in Rättvik

Classic Car Week

Culminating in one lazy parade carousing down Rättvik's lakefront promenade, Classic Car Week is a must for motor buffs and attracts rev heads from Europe and around the world with their beautifully restored hot rod…
Museum in Rättvik

Rättviks Gammelgård

You can get your open-air-museum fix at Rättviks gammelgård, 500m north of the kyrka – it’s a collection of buildings that were moved here during the 1920s from villages around Rättvik parish (the oldest is from the…
Swedish in Rättvik

Restaurang Jöns-Andersgården

If you can stir your stumps and make it up the hill, you’ll find this rather sweet restaurant tucked at the top, attached to Jöns-Andersgården B&B. Dishes such as lemony chicken with gremolata potatoes, shellfis…
Pier in Rättvik


Scandinavia’s longest wooden pier, the impressive 628m Långbryggan, runs out into the lake from just behind the train station.
Tower in Rättvik

Vidablick Utsiktstorn

An enterprising 17-year-old built Vidablick Utsiktstorn, a viewing tower about 5km southeast of town, from where there are great panoramas of the lake. On your way up the tower, check out the miniature reconstructio…
Cafe in Rättvik

Fricks Konditori

An old-fashioned bakery-cafe with a casual, neighbourhood vibe, Fricks offers good-value sandwiches, quiches and salads. That said, you really should save some room for its range of decadent, freshly baked cakes and…
Church in Rättvik

Rättviks Kyrka

The 13th-century church has 87 well-preserved church stables, the oldest dating from 1470. The pseudo-rune memorial beside the church commemorates the 1520s uprising of Gustav Vasa’s band against the Danes – the reb…
Cultural Centre in Rättvik

Rättviks Kulturhus

This local museum complex houses the Rättviks bibliotek (library), art exhibitions and a display describing the Siljan meteor impact. The helpful staff go above and beyond to answer any questions you might have abou…