Summer and Autumn
The Mountains in summer are absolutely beautiful with green as far as the eye can see and endless hiking trails for all ability levels.
The southern section of the Kungsleden trail starts adjacent to both Gammelgården and Högfjället. The first 2.3km of mountain views can be enjoyed by everyone with an asphalted path, wheelchair and stroller friendly for all to enjoy.
The trails heading up Storfjället start just across the road. Buy a trailmap and head out for an enjoyable adventure.
There is a local tradition in Sälen to wager on when the last of the winter seasons snow will disappear. The local’s marker is a heart that is formed on the side of the mountain from the snow melt. It is visible from the village and usually can be seen up till Midsummer.
Sälen is not just a winter destination. It offers a variety of activities outside of the winter season as well.
Summer is berry picking time and we pick a lot. Blueberries, lingon and of course the forests gold, cloudberries can be found. Biking is a fun activity that is continually developing and becoming popular in the Sälen area. There is challenging downhill riding, long stretches of road for road biking and mountain forest trails for mountain biking to be found. There are several places in Sälen where you can buy a fishing licence and get expert advice on where are the best places to fish in the area. The Sälen Golf Course is located down in the village. It offers a captivating 18 hole course that has unbeatable views over the Sälen Mountains. The mountains in autumn are amongst the most beautiful thing.Well worth a visit in the summer and autumn months!
Welcome to Sälen.