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White Water Rafting

Photo: JoPe Fors & Fjäll

Åre tips for the almost teen!

Not a child and not a teen. Here’s our list 10 activities perfect for someone in between.

# 1 Adventure Pool Inside & Out

If you’re not afraid of cold water, the river Ullån’s natural water slide is a real kick. Small pools and stone slabs eroded into slides, lined with plenty of solar thermal stones for sunbathing. For those not into cold water, there’s an indoor waterslide and adventure pools at Holiday Club Sports & Swim World.

# 2 Downhill Mountain Biking

Ride down Mt. Åreskutan the best way ever. Get your gear on, warm-up in the green trails, then on to the blues, and so on. Everything you need for downhill biking can be found on the Biking Åre website.

# 3 Spa

Explore the sauna world and relax area at Holiday Club Sport & Swim World. Relax in the outdoor hot tub, or float in the pool or hang out on a sofa in the Level Spa Copperhill.

# 4 White Water Rafting

Join JoPe Fors & Fjäll on a whirlwind rafting tour in a rubber boat on rushing waters. Teamwork is a must on board. Fast, wet and guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

# 5 Head to Rypetoppen

Just across the border in Norway is one of Norway’s largest climbing parks – Rypetoppen. The car journey there takes about an hour and is well worth it.

# 6 Eat Ice Cream

Eat ice cream made from the milk from Åredalen’s dairy cows at Grädda or Åre Bakery. We guarantee a really tasty experience! 

# 7 Canoeing or Kayaking

Rent a canoe or kayak and head out on the lake. Find a secluded beach, enjoy life and bring a maybe bring fishing rod you. Canoes can be found at Camp Åre and kayaks at ATI Mountain Experience.

# 8 Hang out in Ullådalen

Pack a picnic and head to Ullådalen. Take Trail 203 towards Mullfjället for a bit and enjoy the view. Take a dip in one of Ullån’s natural potholes or suntan on the side. If nothing else, lie down, watch the clouds blow by, listen to the water and enjoy nature.

# 9 Swedish Fika

Sit at a café and discuss the essentials of life while enjoying something super tasty. There are loads of cafés in Åre, so check them out till you find the one for you.

# 10 Shopping

Last, but not least. If money’s burning a hole in your wallet or credit card a shopping trip in the village will sort it out. Most shops are located around the square and in Åre Central Station.

Last updated 18 June 2024