ALL information you need to make a successfull vacation in the swedish mountains is found on our Website, in English.
WEBSITE (copy): www.alvglantan.se
On the website you find detailed information about the cabin, surrondings and activities: hiking trails, skiing trails and tracks, fishing, lots of photos, useful lincs and maps.
The cabin lies on 700 meters altitude in northern Dalarna. It is close to nature reserves with beautiful hiking and skiing possibillities – an area with mountain peaks 1100 meters above sea level, glittering lakes and old forests. Städjan-Nipfjället among other mountains. It's also close to one of Dalarnas best ski slopes.
ACCOMODATION – 5 beds, sauna & fireplace in a cosy atmosfere.
After a day with hiking or skiing you can relax in front of the fireplace or in the sauna. Gather in the evening sun and barbecue. You have the place for yourselves. A step from the cabin you will find yourself in a beautiful old forest where the night sky's stars and the northern light gives a moment of contemplation.
The main cabin (70 sq m) is comfortable and well equipped: Light renovated kitchen with electric stove/oven, wood fired stove, fridge, microwave oven, kettle, coffee machine and more. Cosy living room with fireplace and a spacious sofa. Several games and a smaller library. Cosy upper floor with double bed, three sleeping lofts, pool table, sofa and table. Toilet with shower. Entrance with drier/shoe-dryer and storage for clothes/shoes for the large family. Outlet for motor heater available.
Guest house: Timbered guest cabin (12 sq m) on the yard for those wishing to be secluded. There you have a fireplace, electric heating, dining table, bunk bed, stove with two hotplates. From the garden shed you can borrow sledge and rods.
Sauna: There is a big woodburning sauna on the yard. For more info about the sauna, see our website below.
SUMMER – Hiking and fishing.
The cabin lies secluded with miles of unspoiled wild wood with key biotopes, reserves and different mountains. It's close to Städjan-Nipfjället and Vedungsfjällens nature reserve, which has Dalarnas second highest peak. You're able to make beautiful hikes and a peak climbing with view towards Norway. Our guests use the cabin as a base also for trips to Dalarnas highest mountain in grövelsjön, trips to the worlds oldest tree and Sweden's highest waterfall on Fulufjället. Are you searching for detailed info about hiking possibillities and maps? Check out our website!
WINTER - Skiing on the slopes, winter trails & cross country tracks.
Some of Dalarna best slopes are within easy reach, such as Fjätervålen Ski Resort and Idre Fjäll. With the combined ski ticket "Idrepasset" you can ski on both places. The surrounding nature reserves, Städjan-Nipfjället and Vedungsfjällen, offers crossmarked winter trails with beautiful views.
SURROUNDINGS - High mountains and deep valleys.
The cabin is situated in the peaceful and secluded village Häggberget in northern Dalarna, between Städjan-Nipfjället and Vedungsfjällens nature reserve. The yard lies open, next to an old pasture, with view towards the watercourse Storfjätan. You might bee able to see elk, fox, dears, traces of beaver and wolverine.
WEBSITE (copy and paste): sites.google.com/view/alvglantan
With best regards
Maria & Åke Hestner