At Järvsöbacken everything is close to hand and we have ample skiing for all. Younger children have their own ski area with a toboggan slope, places for grilling sausages, wooden windshields for when the going gets tough and our friendly staff are always nearby. For the more adventures young skiiers their is a freeridepark complete with rails and jumps.
Järvsö is beautifully situated in the vally of the river Ljusnan in Hälsingland. Enjoy the view while you´re skiing. We offer 15 slopes facing every direction, so you can always choose a sunny or sheltered run. There are slopes to suit both beginners and advanced skiers.
In our guesthouse you´ll find everything you need for a successful day on the slopes. In the ski shop you can buy hats, gloves, socks, ski goggles and snacks. If you want to rent or buy ski equipment our rental staff are happy to help you. We have more than 1200 pairs of skis to offer you.
Järvsöbacken is the perfect ski resort for a weekend break. It only takes 3 hours to go by car or train from Stockholm to Järvsö. In no time you will be ‘swooshing’ down the slopes. Contact the tourist information if you’re interested in a package trip.
We open in November and close on the end of April. Järvsö is normally blessed with more than adequate snowfall and the slopes are equipped with artificial snow cannons should the heavens not provide the real thing!
Hotel Järvsöbaden is situated in Hälsingland, one of Sweden's most beautiful areas of forests and lakes. Here you will experience Swedish hospitality in a traditional setting. The hotel, which has its own personal charm and a homely atmosphere, has been run by the same family since 1905. All the rooms are individually decorated to a high standard and have a personal touch. Outdoor pool, sauna, 9 hole golf course, snooker, table tennis. Fishing, hiking, mountain climbing, canoeing, bathing. 44 rooms with a total of 85 beds. All rooms have a shower/wc and TV. Lunch-buffet between 12 and 14 o´clock, dinner-buffet between 18 and 19:30 o´clock. Diningroom, conference room for up to 180 people. Lounges, games room, cocktail bar. The hotel is situated on the outskirts of Järvsö. 340 km from Stockholm. Travelling time 3,5 hours from Stockholm.
The train from Stockholm takes no more than four hours with three to five Departures daily
The hostel in scenic Harsha in the middle of Hälsingland opens the opportunity for those who want to know the real forest and wilderness. The hostel has 28 beds and is open year round. Harsha is perhaps primarily known to skiers. Harshagården offers some of the best cross-country in the world. There are trails that suits everyone, easy, hard, long and short tracks. Yes, everything is here and we can guarantee good snow conditions as it tends to be over a meter of snow. There are many other things to see and do all year round, not just during winter.
Järvzoo is Järvsö´s own animal and nature park. Where you can see wild animals of the Nordic countries in their own natural environments. Also has one of the longest wooden walkways in Europe at 2 miles long. Open all year.