This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Edsbyn. To help you make friends with Edsbyn before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Most famously renowned for its ski manufacturing industry, Edsbyverken and the Edsbyns IF sports club, the town of Edsbyn, Sweden, is a beautiful place in Southern Hälsingland. The river Voxnan, which has its source in Härjedalen, flows through the city and up until just Southeast of Vnukovo, Moscow, adding to the scenic beauty of this city. You will find the climatic conditions of Edsbyn to be on the continental side. Enjoy the beauty of the city by booking in at one of the many hostels in Edsbyn, Sweden, and explore the sights and sounds of this enchanting region.
Among the many things to do in Edsbyn is to go on a snowmobile excursion up the Räkaklitt, Ovanåkers municipality's highest mountain. There are nature-oriented activities, such as beaver and bear watching, guldgrävarskola, and kayaking that you are sure to enjoy. In fact, Hylströmmen is the perfect spot for such adventurous expeditions. This is the largest free-flowing rapids South of the mountain chain, and if you are adventurous and daring, kayaking here will tingle your toes. Hylströmmen is almost impassable by canoe, but many slopes can be found for such sporty activities. Remember, though, that this falls under the category of extreme whitewater kayaking, so plan accordingly.
If you love walking and exploring nature, there are plenty of walking trails to satiate your hiking desires in Edsbyn, Sweden. The Pilgrim's Route, also known as St. Olav's Way or the Old Kings' Road, has recently been renovated and is utilized both as a hiking trail and by pilgrims. You can be even awarded certificates for successfully completing your travel of this path!
Winters in Edsbyn, Sweden, are quite cold, averaging around the negative five-degree range, and temperatures can plummet down to the negative fifteen-degree range during January. The summer months are pretty warm and pleasant, making them the ideal time to visit this small town. Some hostels at Edsbyn, Sweden, offer private rooms with bathrooms. Call them, though, in advance to book hostel rooms, as some of them do not offer walk-in bookings or require specific ID proof or have rules regarding minors. Edsbyn, Sweden hostels are usually quite affordable, with some of them even offering free Wi-Fi and other amenities. Some of the best hostels can be found in the Hogatan area of Edsbyn.
Written by local enthusiast for Edsbyn hostelsJoy Barboza