The destination Åre actually comprises three villages, Duved/Tegefjäll to the west, Åre in the middle and Åre Björnen. The ski lifts in Åre Björnen and Åre are connected as are Duved and Tegefjäll and the ski bus services the entire ski area.
The character of the villages differs and what may be ideal for a group of young singles may not be the first-hand choice for the families.
Åre village is the only ski resort in Sweden with a genuine Alpine atmosphere.
The cable car takes to directly up to the top of the mountain and you can ski all the way down to the square. The range of pistes covers everything from advanced skiing on demanding slopes to relaxed skiing on easy slopes.
If you are a keen shopper you can find all the latest trendy gear and the ski service here is top class. There are many restaurants, some ten on or around the square alone, offering delicious and characteristic food from all over the world. There is nightlife for any taste, every night and one of the largest stages in the mountains presents the best Swedish artists.
Åre Björnen is the children’s paradise. The ski area is well separated from the traffic and the lifts are suitable for our youngest guests.
In the middle of the village is the ski square with ski school and children’s après-ski. On the ski square is also located the children’s house – Barnens Hus - the activities’ house in Björnen, where you are welcome to leave the children enjoying games and playing while you can relax elsewhere.
Åre Björnen offers direct access to the lifts in Åre with all kinds of skiing. The village has all services that you might need, such as ski rental, ski service, supermarket, restaurants, pub and activities.