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Tips on things to do in Falun

The hotel’s central location, a short five minutes´ walk from Falun Central Station, makes First Hotel Grand the perfect base for exploring Falun and its surroundings.

See our tips on things to do in Falun below, or speak to a member of our staff if you need more inspiration or ideas of what to do while visiting.

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Lugnet is a recreational area with capital R. Here there are good hiking and exercise trails for skiing, running and mountain biking. For those looking to improve their technique or gain even more out from their training, we recommend contacting Lugnets Vasaloppcenter.

The area also has a gym, sports halls, swimming centre and outdoor pool during the summer. So jump into your workout gear and get started.


Anna & Hjalmar

The charming vintage boutique Anna & Hjalmar in Falun offers a very special selection of products and is perfect for those seeking to shop second-hand and environmentally friendly.

The boutique is just a 10-minute walk from the hotel. Visit Anna & Hjalmar on Facebook.



By Stora Torget, a city square a stone’s throw from the hotel, you find the health-conscious and charming café and bakery Gott & Reco.

Here, everything is gluten free and the menu has plenty of raw and vegan alternatives as well as food and treats suitable for paleo and LCHF diets. Fresh, organic and natural ingredients – good for both you and the environment. Don’t forget to check out the cake counter!

Falu Mine

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Falu Mine is a former copper mine and one of Falu’s main attractions. Here, you can learn about the mine’s 1,000-year history, both above and below ground, all year round.

If you wish to descend to a depth of 67 metres into the shafts, bring comfortable and warm clothing. The temperature there is only about five degrees centigrade whatever the season.

The Falu Mine is a 20-minute walk or five-minute drive from the hotel.

Go skiing at Romme Alpin

Up for some skiing when you are in Falun? The Romme Alpin Ski Centre is located 30 minutes away by car from the hotel.

A total of 33 different ski tracks run in all directions from the two ski slopes, the highest of which reaches 275 metres. There is also a large ski rental centre, a ski shop and several dining options with varied offerings.

Samsara Spa

Treat yourself with a massage in relaxing surroundings at Samsara Spa and beauty salon in Falun.

Samsara offers full body massages, healing, anti-stress cures, waxing, beauty treatments and much more.

You find Samsara a 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel.