Are is the best place to find every kind of recreational activity, in one single spot. This is, largely, due to the attractive placid beauty of Are and the influx of visitors it receives each year. Here are some reasons that make Are one of Sweden’s favorite tourist destination. Apart from skiing aficionados, Are has more restaurants and shopping spots than tourists can fathom. A gorgeously lit night sky, this is a serene and beautiful resort for romantic couples or the perfect destination for family holidays. With so much going on, Are has something, for everyone!
Food and Drink, Right Where You Need It!
Are is truly one of the finest dwellings to experience great food in a good way. In one single avenue, enjoy a variety of specialties. Its own brewed beer, distilled spirits, and exceptional variety of sausages, ham, ice cream, candy and Swedish crisp bread, chocolate delights like marshmallows and meat, it is diverse and deliciously vibrant.
Skiing- Nordic Skiing
This form of skiing is an amalgamation of several different forms of the ice sport.. Unlike alpine skiing, the tip is secured to the binding, helping the heel to rise and allowing more movement. Cross-country and Telemark skiing are two disciplines enjoyed by recreational enthusiasts, and you can see clusters of friends on an escapade. It’s one sport that uses the entire body and builds strength along with flexibility, both highly recommended by physiotherapists. Are offers beautiful groomed tracks just for these and also, natural trails that are a delicacy for the soul.
Spas and Health- Rejuvenate Yourself!
Upon arriving, jet lag can kill any ability to thoroughly enjoy anything, so we recommend hitting the bed for some much-needed rest and then checking into a spa for rejuvenating your energy. Are is bound to enchant you with its fantastic views, food for the soul while also keeping Spas in mind. Away from the city stress, smog and daily exertions of life, Are has the most spas per capita in Sweden and checking them out is worth the trip to this mind replenishing and soul strengthening mountain resort.
Hiking - Picturesque, Celestial Are!
Are is bestowed with glorious beauty and the tranquility of this location is second to none. A hike along the mountaintop, down to the cable car, an exciting excursion around Totthummeln, or a romantic walk along the Channel Trail Kannalleden, this country is vast and the beauty it provides just keeps bringing visitors back for so many reasons, including local hospitality!
Biking- Up for a Dare?
Mountains fit for biking, ancient forest paths, and heavy mountain birches make it perfect for bikers who love a dare. From the top of Areskutan, all the way down to Are Bike Park, this is Europe’s favorite location for downhill biking. There are lots of small businesses that provide rental services on equipment, so avail those or bring in your own bike. There is more to this resort than just skiing!
Shopping- Experience Are!
Are provides one of the best shopping experiences in Sweden. So bring some extra cash along when traveling to this gorgeous mountain resort. The products offered are not only all Swedish but from around the world. It’s a strong temptation to buy souvenirs or gifts for loved ones, so the shops which offer lots of variety will entice you. This shopping village is stuffed with versatile products so the need to buy will obviously hit you straight up!
Sights and Attractions- Explore and Discover!
The village of Are is historic and beautiful in the extreme. Getting to explore this area, with its historic building and the events that took place to help raise Are from a mere agricultural heathen to an internationally renowned ski resort is eye-opening and exciting. With its artisan food, crafts and art, along with nature, will mesmerize and leave you in awe. So explore and discover this mountainous heaven!
Trails - For Runners!
The urge for runners to never miss a chance to run is highly appreciated by Are. That’s why we have our own trail running facilities that help body and mind to sync and work together in harmony. Our tracks are beautiful naturally, offer challenges like puddles and rocks to fly over. Runner’s high is further complimented by uphill or downhill, or just plain forward headings! Surreal, beautiful and amazingly enchanting, the beauty of Are will enhance the running experience and may turn it into a reason for you to return every year!
Fishing - For Fun or Your Next Meal!
Are caters to fishing enthusiasts and pros alike. If you want to catch tonight’s dinner, or if you want to spend quality time with family on a beautiful adventure at the lake, Trout, Char, Pike, Grayling, Perch, whitefish or burbot are all available at the beautiful deep lake of the mountain, Lake an tarns. Getting together with friends and family makes it an existing experience in a gorgeous setting! With a wide range of articles to choose from, including fishing licenses and boat rentals, Are is also a fine water sports destination.
Water Sports - Recreation Galore!
The stunning rivers offer wonderful recreational activities that cannot be seen totally in one day.. Variety to choose from, White Water Kayaking, Riverboarding, Rafting, and Swimming are recommended. Our lake offers high attractions for family and friends! Paddling and kayaking are the most common form of recreational activities that are undertaken by beauty-struck visitors who just want to enjoy Mother Nature at her best.
For kids who love chocolates, visiting the chocolate factory would be a fun way to spend a day. For other more serious enthusiasts, there is always cross country skiing where groups undertake the challenge for fitness or fun. The frozen lake offers a wonderful chance to drive on it in which friends or family take turns driving on ice, slippery surface. The snowmobile tours offer family’s and groups picturesque trails and blankets of undisturbed snow to enjoy themselves in. If dog sledding is your thing then you would be happy to know that Are Ski Resort caters to this recreational activity along with paragliding, Snowkiting, and ice climbing.