For Generation X parents, the stylish Swedish ski resort of Vemdalen taps into the love for all things Nordic. In-the-know Swedish families have been learning to ski here since 1936, when cross-country skiing took off followed by downhill.
How to book
Crystal Ski Holidays offers a week’s self-catering at the four-star Fallmoran Apartments in Vemdalsskalet from £2,648 for a family of four including flights from Gatwick to Āre Őstersund and transfers (price given is for departure on 25 March 2018).
Week’s lift pass: adult from £234 (buy one lift pass, get one half price)
Children 7-15 – from £135
Children up to 7 years – no lift pass required
Ski hire from £32 for the week, boots from £19 Children’s ski school with SkiStar: £87 for daily 75-minute lessons over five days or £43 for two 75-minute lessons over the weekend Cross-country ski lessons cost £144 per person for a half day and £31 per extra person.
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Valles family weeks
This year it’s weeks 2-5 and 15-16, but will be different next year. Snowmobiling and ice-fishing day with Vemdalen Experience costs £206 per person, or £824 for a family of four.
The Howling Dog Farm
Two-hour dog sledding trip including coffee break, £83 per person.
Children under 12, half price.
easyJet operates direct flights from London Gatwick to Åre Östersund from £53 one way, followed by an hour and a half’s drive south.