Welcome to Falun

Falun is a place for everyone! It is Dalarna´s largest municipality with almost 60 000 residents. We are proud of our history! During the 17th century Falun was Sweden´s second largest city and helped form the Sweden of today. Falun is a World Heritage site since 2001.

Falun has a vibrant city center with more than 200 shops, cafés and restaurants. With peace of the countryside just around the corner from the pulse of the city you can enjoy nature and outdoor activities

Falun is a reason for sports and is well-known for excellent sport facilities, and the Lugnet venue is situated within 2 km from the main square. The lake Runn is an archipelago excellent for boating and swimming in summer and a heaven for Nordic skating with plowed tracks in winter.

Falun is also a reason to enjoy music and culture and has a dynamic business sector.

Situated in the middle of Sweden, you will easy access Falun by train from Stockholm and Arlanda Airport:

In Falun you can always find something to do in and around the city! VISIT FALUN


Lugnet Venue in Falun is one of the most complete sports and recreational facilities in the world. At Lugnet 60 of the Swedish Sports Confederation’s 70 special sports can be practiced. Lugnet has 1-1,2 million visitors per year.


Svenska Skidspelen is annually arranged in Falun and for over 70 times World Cup competitions in Cross Country has been arranged here.

The World Heritage

In 2001, the industrial-historic landscape around Stora Kopparberget and Falun was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. A thousand years of history is the basis of this fantastic award.


Dalarna is a popular region for recreation and tourism. Dalarnas varied landscape makes it a perfect region for outdoor activities all year round and one of the main winter and ski destinations in Scandinavia.