Åre old church

Situated along St. Olavsleden
Romanesque stone church built in the 1100s. The old church has 150 seats and is open all year from 8am to 8pm.


Kyrkvägen 8, 837 52 Åre, Sweden



All year 8am to 8pm.

The church's wooden St. Olav sculpture is probably from the 1300s and is possibly made in Trøndelag. Today, it no longer has its original paint, and the crown is lost and replaced with a Karoliner hat. A war-damaged, local farmer was in 1719 given the task of replacing the saint's lost crown with a new one. The result was the triangular Karoliner hat. Perhaps it was a tribute to the late King Charles XII.