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Place Category: Ski Resorts
Åre is an Alpine skivillage in Sweden, founded in 1909. It is located in Åre Municipality, Jämtland, just outside and above the village of Åre, approximately 80 km (50 mi.) from the city of Östersund. The ski lift system is on the Åreskutan mountain, at an elevation of 1420m; its absolute summit is not lift-served, but is reachable by snowmobile. The village and ski area are accessible by bus and train. The nearest airport is Åre Östersund Airport. With a latitude of 63.4° north, the ski area is approximately 350km south of the Arctic Circle.