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Dalabergslagen

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Dalabergslagen is the southern part of Dalarna; more fertile and populated than the rest of the province, south of Siljansbygden.

Borlänge and Falun are the dominant cities, and traditional rivals.

Municipalities[edit]

Map of Dalabergslagen
  • 1 Avesta
  • 2 Borlänge , the largest city, with a university campus
  • 3 Hedemora Hedemora on Wikipedia
  • 4 Falun , the county seat, famous for its copper mine and skiing stadium
  • 5 Ludvika including Säfsen
  • 6 Smedjebacken Smedjebacken on Wikipedia
  • 7 Säter Säter on Wikipedia

Understand[edit]

As part of Bergslagen, this region was important to the Swedish metal industry.

Get in[edit]

  • Dala Airport in Borlänge has daily flights from Gothenburg and Malmö.
  • Each municipal centre is served by national rail carrier SJ.

Get around[edit]

  • Dalatrafik is the regional public transportation company.

See[edit]

Dalabergslagen is famous for mining tourism.

Falun has the Falu copper mine, and realist painter Carl Larsson's farm in Sundborn.

Do[edit]

While Dalabergslagen is more populated than northern and western Dalarna, there are still deep forests for outdoor life such as hiking and winter sport.

Eat[edit]

  • Falukorv, the traditional sausage of Falun.

Drink[edit]

Stay safe[edit]

Beware of cold weather and animal collisions.

Go next[edit]

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