Summer in Sweden: ten reasons you should visit Dalarna 
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Summer in Sweden: ten reasons you should visit Dalarna 

Whether you prefer hiking or heritage, wilderness or wild adventure activities, Dalarna in central Sweden has plenty to offer. If you’re looking for a summer break, this could be the answer – for a long weekend or something more. The Local finds out more with a little help from a Stockholm-born blogger who now lives in her “childhood paradise”.

Discover Dalarna: the Swedish region that will revive your spirits
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Discover Dalarna: the Swedish region that will revive your spirits

My Uppsala: ‘Experience a touch of Swedish Cambridge’
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My Uppsala: ‘Experience a touch of Swedish Cambridge’

Escape into nature: a forager’s guide to discovering the forest
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Escape into nature: a forager’s guide to discovering the forest

Scandi-style: how Swedish design is inspired by nature
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Scandi-style: how Swedish design is inspired by nature

Can Sweden’s cherished ‘right to roam’ survive in 2020?

Can Sweden’s cherished ‘right to roam’ survive in 2020?

IN PICTURES: Curious animals check out wildlife cameras in Swedish forests

IN PICTURES: Curious animals check out wildlife cameras in Swedish forests

Sweden’s ‘oldest tree’ is on the verge of dying

Sweden’s ‘oldest tree’ is on the verge of dying

‘Relatively large’ earthquake hits Swedish city of Gävle

‘Relatively large’ earthquake hits Swedish city of Gävle

‘The last true wild frontier’: Life-changing tales from northern Sweden

‘The last true wild frontier’: Life-changing tales from northern Sweden

IN PICTURES: Tour Sweden’s natural wonders with this landscape photographer

IN PICTURES: Tour Sweden’s natural wonders with this landscape photographer

IN PICTURES: Stockholm inaugurates ‘unique’ new nature reserve

IN PICTURES: Stockholm inaugurates ‘unique’ new nature reserve

Swedish ecologists discover a plant never seen before in the Nordics

Swedish ecologists discover a plant never seen before in the Nordics

Swedish hunter attacked by bear

Swedish hunter attacked by bear

Five things you have to do before Swedish summer ends
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Five things you have to do before Swedish summer ends

IN PICTURES: 8 of Sweden’s wondrous national parks

IN PICTURES: 8 of Sweden’s wondrous national parks

Endangered otters make comeback in Sweden

Endangered otters make comeback in Sweden

‘Racist’ bird names banned by Sweden

‘Racist’ bird names banned by Sweden

Seven stunning spots to experience the best of Swedish nature
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Seven stunning spots to experience the best of Swedish nature

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Earthquake shakes southern Sweden

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140 Lappland reindeer in mysterious death plunge

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Poisonous algae invade Swedish coastline

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Swedish campers found after bear scare

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“Bird flu” gull was drunk

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Hunter injured by bear

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Wolf seen in Stockholm

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Damage fear as storm strengthens

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Wolf killer wants pardon

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Skaters cut adrift on ice floes

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Climate change ‘means flooding for west Sweden’

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Hot spell causes forest fires

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Birds halt Umeå rail line

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Forest fire spreads to national park

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Swimmers crackle as lake goes electric

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Released mink mown down

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Filmmaker tells of Russia bear attack

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Beaver dam threatens drinking water

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Residents in lucky escape after tornado

Cool summer means less Baltic algae

Cool summer means less Baltic algae

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Police kill bear after village worries

Shy bears come into close contact with people

Shy bears come into close contact with people

Alien intrusions threaten Sweden’s seas

Alien intrusions threaten Sweden’s seas

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Swedish elks repopulate Scotland

Bats borrow flying tricks from bugs

Bats borrow flying tricks from bugs

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‘World’s oldest tree’ discovered in Dalarna

Ozzy the turtle returns after two year odyssey

Ozzy the turtle returns after two year odyssey

Walking in nature is unnatural

Walking in nature is unnatural

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Government slammed for ‘weakening’ nature preservation

Cranes – and nature-lovers – flock to Swedish lake

Cranes – and nature-lovers – flock to Swedish lake

Why I’m heading for the island

Why I’m heading for the island

Dead eels baffle local authority

Dead eels baffle local authority

Sale of old stuffed bird goes to Supreme Court

Sale of old stuffed bird goes to Supreme Court

Lace ’em up: Sweden’s five best hiking trails

Lace ’em up: Sweden’s five best hiking trails

Nature snapper admits to pasting in lynx

Nature snapper admits to pasting in lynx

Nature snapper stripped of photo award

Nature snapper stripped of photo award

Marking the death of Sweden’s ‘TV oak’

Marking the death of Sweden’s ‘TV oak’

The ten oddest tourist attractions in Sweden

The ten oddest tourist attractions in Sweden

Sweden’s cultural gem is just 30 minutes from Stockholm
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Sweden’s cultural gem is just 30 minutes from Stockholm