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Winter Holidays in Ginborn

Ginborn provides the perfect location if you are looking for a traditional ‘winter’ holiday as opposed to an ‘alpine skiing’ holiday. Certainly our son’s first experience of real snow was here and all they did was play in it; a memory that will last a lifetime with stories that get told and re-told over and over as they have grown up.
(A white Christmas cannot be guaranteed but there's not been a green February ever.)

Winter panorama

So what is there to do?

Private Lessons: c.a. 2 hrs

1-3 people…
1 person 700:-/person
2 people 600:-/person
3 people 500:-/person

Kungsberg downhill ski area and snowboard park (40 min drive) www.kungsberget.se

Kungsberg have ski runs for all levels and ability. Lovely, steep slopes with speed to moderate slopes and children’s runs. Their moguls are a real challenge too. 10 lifts supply 17 slopes.

Parkbadet indoor tropical swimming pool and sauna (20 min drive)

Holst Fine Forest Experiences (1hr drive) - www.finnskogsupplevelser.se

Gullan & Leif, are situated in Katrineberg. During the winters they offer magnificent events with their dog sled team. They build their company on the basis of professional and personal care of their guests whether you are alone or a company of thirty persons. Katrineberg has a wonderful natural environment with Blue Mountains high above sea level, great winters, wilderness, a big variety of wild animals and predators. Leif is a trained tracker. They are not looking for massive tourism but tourism in a small scale. They aim for quality, not quantity and look forward to having you as their guest.

Dog Sled Tours – You have the chance to travel with a large sled pulled by 12 dogs or drive your own (no difference in price). Experiences include travel cross country, over lakes & bogs, stop to light a fire, grill sausages a meatballs, brew some coffee, wolf tracking, sleep in the open etc. etc.

Choose from ('09/'10 prices)…
A short trip – 2-4 hrs 360 SEK per adult
A half day – ½ day, 1 to 7 people, 650 SEK per adult
A weekend – 1 day, 1 to 7 people, 1050 SEK
An overnight – 2 days, 1 to 7 people, 2700 SEK, you will need your own sleeping bag and overnight accommodation is available locally at extra cost. An experience combining an over night and wolf tracking – As an overnight experience.

Wilderness Gallery and Elk Park (45 min drive) - www.vildmarksgalleriet.se

The animal and nature artist, Hag-Hans Engstedt and his wife Barbro, welcome you to experience everything that is Swedish wildlife through Arts, Crafts and stuffed animals. The building is constructed using gnarly tree trunks and the furniture in the café is all made using natural branches in their original shapes – seeing is believing. Choose a sandwich with either beaver meat, elk heart, elk or wild boar sausage!

Meet Daniel & Victoria the Elk in the Elk Park. Learn all about Elk, their life and environment.

Wednesday – Sunday 10:00 to 17:00 hrs, Closed Monday & Tuesday, Closed January.

Vildmarksgalleriet - Vildmarksvägen 24 - 816 94 Ockelbo, Tel. 0297-43079
E-mail: [email protected]

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