The province of Västmanland is full of contrasts - deep forests, wide open fields, mountainous forests and wet bogs. Here you can experience an untouched Sweden, there is plenty of space for both adventure and quiet days in the cabin you’re staying in.
In the southern part of the province of Västmanland you will find Lake Mälaren's fantastic archipelago, here’s great fishing and good opportunities for wonderful day trips. Lake Mälaren is the third largest lake in Sweden.
Our cabins in Västmanland are located in the middle part of Sweden. The province borders Södermanland and Närke in the south, Värmland in the west, Dalarna and Gästrikland in the north and Uppland in the east.
Västmanland has an area of 8363 km2 and 300,000 inhabitants.
The Bergslagen Eco Museum is a 75,000 km2 living open-air museum. Here are 51 outstanding culturally marked cottages, houses and buildings. Experience how the iron industry has shaped this region.
Sala Silver mine is a mine open for visitors with one of the world's best preserved mining environments. Here you are met by dark winding mine tunnels, magnificent and water-filled rock chambers.
Sweden's most primitive hostel is called Kolarbyn. Here, silence are combined with wilderness and exciting forest experiences just a couple of hours from the hustle and bustle of the big city.
Strömsholms canal follows Kolbäcksån water system through Sweden's oldest mill area.
Surrounded by the waters of Lake Mälaren, Gripsholm's castle rises above the small idyllic town of Mariefred. Gripsholm Castle was built by Gustav Vasa, and it was founded in 1537.
One of the most interesting buildings is Engelbergs mill near Fagersta. Engelsberg's mill is considered one of the foremost industrial monuments in the world and has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1993.
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.