IdreFor several months of the year, Idre is covered in winter snow and ice, which allows visitors to make the most of everything winter has got to offer: from frozen lakes and snow-covered forests to cross-country trails, skiing slopes, and snowmobile trails. During summer, numerous outdoor activities are also possible. In-between adventures, you can recharge your batteries in one of Idre's picturesque restaurants, cafés, and pubs.
The DestinationIdre is a sports venue that is busy for two seasons, summer and winter. It is home to Sweden’s most stunning golf course and the most easily accessible mountains, Städjan and Nipfjället. Idre Fjäll resort has an activity program for the whole family, offering adventures like shooting the rapids, canoeing, dog sledding, cross-country skiing, and much more. Many also come to Idre for fishing in the Storån river or one of the beautiful lakes of the area.
Do & See WinterIdre has one of the biggest ski resorts in Sweden, which makes it a great place to be if you love winter sports. With over 500 km of cross-country tracks, 2,400 km of snowmobile trails and 40 ski slopes, there is plenty to do here during the cold season.
Do & See SummerIdre is an ideal destination for summer vacations, offering activities and sights that suit various interests. From leisurely walking in the mountains to fishing or canoeing at a lake, you'll have plenty of options for a fun and active holiday.
Food & DrinksWhile in Idre, don't forget to try local delights such as char, trout, reindeer, and other wilderness foods which are served at many local eateries. If you prefer familiar flavours, don't worry because pizza and pub food are largely offered in the area as well.
Passport / Visa
Sweden can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country.…
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Idre is around February and March if you're looking for higher chances of snow, or from May to August if warmer temperatures are what you're after.
Since reaching Idre is very easy both by car and public transportation, you can choose to fly to almost any airport in the area. Airports in the biggest cities include Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport (www.swedavia.com/landvetter) and any airport in Stockholm: Arlanda Airport – www.swedavia.com/arlanda Bromma Airport – www.swedavia.com/bromma Skavsta Airport – www.skavsta.se/en/ Västerås Airport – vasterasairport.se Stockholm…
Trains in Sweden are mainly operated by SJ (www.sj.se). On the website you can also find information about buses. If you're arriving from Norway, you can also check out the Vy trains website (www.vy.no). Public transportation in the Dalarna region is operated by Dalatrafik (www.dalatrafik.se).
There are no post offices in Sweden. Stamps are available for purchase at most kiosks, newsstands and convenience stores. Postboxes can usually be found nearby. For packages and big parcels, look for "Postombud", a designated area in grocery stores or corner stores. For more information visit www.postnord.se/en
Some non-prescription products are available at the supermarket ICA Nära in the central square of Idre Fjäll. The reception of the resort also offers some pharmacy services and can order prescription medicines.