The mountain resort of Åre offers some of Sweden’s most glorious skiing and even more glorious views over lake Åresjön and Jämtland County. Winter is the most popular time to come, when there are green, blue, red and black runs to ski, glossy lakes to skate, tobogganing runs to shoot and outdoor hot tubs to relax in. November even sees Åre host a wintry Yoga Mountain Festival. In summer, activities switch to mountain biking down thrilling mountain routes, gentle hikes and adventurous trail running. There’s also a burgeoning food and drink scene here, featuring a handful of micro-breweries as well as excellent bars and restaurants.
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