Västmanland offers a lot of exciting tourist destinations. There is a manifold nature with open landscapes, virgin forests and beautiful castles and no less than 52 different natural reserves.
The extensive landscape of Mälaren towards south consists of a beautiful nature with a rich bird life. The most northern area is characterized by a hilly terrain with high mountains, deep valleys and forests which form the boundary between the low-lying Middle Sweden and North Sweden.
Sala is a charming small town, famous for its silver mine. Go on an exciting adventure with your family down into the cave which is 155 meters below the surface of the earth with a lot of twisting tunnels.
In Fagersta you can visit the well-preserved iron works, Engelsbergsbruk, which are on Unesco’s World Heritage List.
Västmanland is situated in the central part of Sweden in the Mälaren valley. The most important city is Västerås which is situated 10 miles west of Stockholm. Västerås is one of the oldest cities in Sweden. The cathedral is a tourist magnet and is a beautiful example of the brick churches which were built in the area in the 13th century.