One of the most industrialized cities in Sweden, Sandviken is dominated by the huge steel processing factory Sandvik, which employs almost 7,000 of the town's population of just under 40,000. This explains why there are a lot of international guests dining in town.
- 1 Högbo Bruk, Hans Hiertas väg 6, 811 92 Sandviken, ☏ . A recreation area situated at countryside just outside Sandviken. The area includes manors, blacksmith cottages, a mill, stables, a hotel, an exhibition of carriages and sleighs, as well as the fragrance center Bjork & Berries. Free.
- 2 Kungsberget Ski Resort, Kungsbergsvägen 51, Järbo.
- 3 Färnebofjärden National Park. A massive national park along the Dal river (Dalälven).