Mora, in Dalarna, Sweden is one of those towns that takes your breath away with its charm. Surrounded by stunning natural beauty, this place is perfect for those who love the outdoors. With its proximity to Lake Siljan, Mora is a great destination for swimming, fishing and water sports. And if you're a fan of hiking and biking, the trails in this area are simply spectacular.
But Mora isn't just about nature – it's also rich in culture and history. The town is perhaps best known for being the home of the iconic Vasaloppet ski race, which attracts thousands of visitors every year. The Vasaloppet Museum is a must-visit for anyone interested in the history of skiing or Nordic sports.
For a glimpse into local life, don't miss the Zorn Museum, dedicated to the works of Anders Zorn, one of Sweden's most famous artists. Or head to the Santaworld theme park to meet Santa and his elves (yes, really!).
Foodies will love Mora's tasty treats, such as the famous Mora sausage and traditional Swedish pastries. And if you're in the mood for a drink, the local beer, Mora Öl, is worth a taste.
Mora is also a great base for exploring nearby attractions, such as the town of Falun and its iconic copper mine, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
But perhaps the best thing about Mora is the warm and friendly welcome you'll receive from the locals. With their laid-back attitude and love of the great outdoors, they'll make you feel right at home in this beautiful corner of Sweden. So put Mora on your travel bucket list – you won't regret it!