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”.

Driving in Sweden: How to avoid wildlife collisions

Driving in Sweden: How to avoid wildlife collisions

Swedish man survives bear attack

Swedish man survives bear attack

Sweden tries to put the brakes on record roadkill numbers

Sweden tries to put the brakes on record roadkill numbers

Quota set for lynx hunt in Sweden

Quota set for lynx hunt in Sweden

Wildlife road collisions hit record high in Sweden

Wildlife road collisions hit record high in Sweden

VIDEO: Summer isn’t summer without an elk running through a field of flowers

VIDEO: Summer isn’t summer without an elk running through a field of flowers

Sweden’s consumption footprint ‘among the worst’

Sweden’s consumption footprint ‘among the worst’

WATCH: Rare peek at Swedish wild lynx caught on camera

WATCH: Rare peek at Swedish wild lynx caught on camera

Sweden slammed for ecological footprint

Sweden slammed for ecological footprint

‘Hitch-hiking’ raccoon sparks invasion fears

‘Hitch-hiking’ raccoon sparks invasion fears

Traffic accidents claim record number of lynx

Traffic accidents claim record number of lynx

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Birds sing less but dance more

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Swedish wildlife hits the road

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Women join the elk hunt

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Munching Swedish beaver causes blackout

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Swedish hunter attacked by elk

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Sweden’s horses counted

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Swedish farmer faces prosecution for dumping dead pigs

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Swedish elks not as tough as American elks

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Finnish hunter kills Swedish wolf

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No warning signs on new elk trails

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Right to kill dangerous animals to be extended

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Drunk elks attack police

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Wolf seen in Stockholm

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Randy shark banished after harassing female

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Spider nests in Swedish woman’s ear for 27 days

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Wolf killer wants pardon

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Buffalo captured in Borås

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Death warrant for crazed bird

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Wild boar threaten Swedish drivers

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World’s first seal cookbook launched in Sweden

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Swedish women turn to moose hunting

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Shooters sent out to curb bunny explosion

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Warm winter delays bears’ hibernation

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73-year-old Swede scares off bear with stones

Black widow spider bites Swede after Atlantic voyage

Black widow spider bites Swede after Atlantic voyage

Rare albatross sighting for Swedish birdwatchers

Rare albatross sighting for Swedish birdwatchers

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If you go down to the woods today…

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First bear killed in hunting season

Shy bears come into close contact with people

Shy bears come into close contact with people

Malmö’s rats face death by fourteen skewers

Malmö’s rats face death by fourteen skewers

Lemming hordes perish in Swedish roadside ‘massacre’

Lemming hordes perish in Swedish roadside ‘massacre’

Clueless drivers boost roadkill suffering: report

Clueless drivers boost roadkill suffering: report

Spicy invention protects dogs from wolf attacks

Spicy invention protects dogs from wolf attacks

UK wildlife park animals catch ‘Euphoria’ fever

UK wildlife park animals catch ‘Euphoria’ fever

Annual hunt to cull 300 brown bears in Sweden

Annual hunt to cull 300 brown bears in Sweden

Swedish zoo fights to keep wild seal pups

Swedish zoo fights to keep wild seal pups

Swedish zoo wins fight to keep stray seal pups

Swedish zoo wins fight to keep stray seal pups

Snow leopard triplets are zoo’s latest marvel

Snow leopard triplets are zoo’s latest marvel

300 bears to be killed in annual Swedish hunt

300 bears to be killed in annual Swedish hunt