If you are going to rent a cabin in Härjedalen, you will be staying in the middle of Sweden in the inland of Norrland. Härjedalen borders Norway to the west, Jämtland to the north, Dalarna to the south and Medelpad and Hälsingland to the east.
Härjedalen has few inhabitants and is the least populated province in Sweden with only 10,000 inhabitants. However, Härjedalen is the twelfth largest province in Sweden with its size of 11,954 km2. Härjedalen is thus the province in Sweden that offers tourists a lot of untouched nature, wilderness and an amazing mountain world. However, most of the cabins that you can rent in Härjedalen are located in or at close proximity to any of the popular tourist resorts and the cabins vary from simpler mountain cabins to luxury cabins with all conceivable additions.
Härjedalen has an interesting culture and history, here you can meet the Sami people and learn about their traditions and also purchase their arts and crafts.
The summer in Härjedalen suits the tourists who want to experience the mountains in Sweden. Here you can rent a mountain cabin around fantastic nature, open wide mountains and good fishing. Härjedalen has very nice hiking trails and many ski slopes , hiking and various forms of cycling, such as downhill and mountain biking. You can also go horseback riding in the mountain region and/or pick mushrooms and berries.
The Lake and waterways are excellent for calm and beautiful canoe trips, but also for a little wilder rafting for the ones who desire that. The fishing by our cabins is among the best in Sweden thanks to the fact that many waterways are a little cooler and the fish do not get as tired from the heat in the summer.
The cabins for rent in Härjedalen are mainly mountain cabins in or near one of all the popular ski resorts. Härjedalen has great skiing opportunities and is a popular destination in Sweden, especially for winter and skiing holidays.
It is not just skiing that attracts tourists to rent a cabin here. Härjedalen is a wonderful province in Sweden for the adventurous person, you can go on a snowmobile safari or try your luck at fishing and ice fishing in one of the nice lakes around your cabin. Dog sledding is also available in this area.
At Sörvattenvallarna you can see how Härjedal shacks were built, these houses are standing close together at the edge of the open wide mountain.
In Lofsdalen we have many cabins and apartments that you can rent all year round. Among other things, you can rent an entire holiday village, perfect for larger groups who want to live close to each other. Lofsdalen offers lots for both summer and winter activities and is a popular ski resort.
Funäsdalen is a popular tourist resort near the Norwegian border. Here the views are spectacular and it has a charming community that revolves around skiing and various other activities. Here you can, among other things, visit the oldest community center (homestead museum) in Sweden from 1894. In Funäsdalen you can also visit Härjedalens mountain museum.
The river Ljusnan flows through Hede, which gives the town its character. In Hede you have a beautiful view of Sonfjället. There is also a homestead/community center with a unique vestibule.
Lillhärdal is known for the witch trial that prevailed in the 17th century in Sweden, here is a historical museum that tells you about this horrific event. You can also visit the village Högen, with well-preserved cottages and houses from the 17th century.
The magical time of Christmas is approaching in Sweden, a balancing act of hectic preparations and the coziness of Christmas is spreading in houses and homes. Have a peek at the Christmas Eve celebration that takes place in the cabin, and read about the Swedish traditions here.