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Home electronics from local supplier

To make the easy and comfortable stay in Klockberga as perfect as possible, the electronic devices had to be silent, effective and excellently functioning. Thus, heading towards local, trustworthy provider, Strandell’s El.

All I needed to do was to walk in and tell what I needed. The friendly and service-keen sales person found me exactly the right gadgets. Some days later they came to Klockberga, and everything got installed, ready to take into use in just few hours.

Just how easy it can be? Smooth ride, from beginning to end.

And now, after myself and guests have used these machines, we can truly say: easy and comfortable stay in Klockberga, greatly thanks to Strandell’s El! Totally recommending the place <3

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Glass craftsmanship

Below the Klockberga hill there is amazing, old house that used to be steel factory’s (very hard) hardware fixing and building place. Now it serves as diligent and rough glass blowing one man factory.

This unique, skill-requiring craftsmanship seems dangerous with all its blazing fires and melting glass. At the same time it entices and wraps its magic around the viewer, making one look and see the creation process in awe.

Klockberga has been honoured to be show and testing place for some of Jarl Hohenthal’s art and usage glass.

If you are as enthralled of this glass art and magic as most of Jarl Hohenthal and Glasshyttan’s viewers and customers, you will be very pleased to be able to see and test these pieces in real life and usage in Klockberga.

And, what’s best, when you fall in love in some of these glass beauties, you can purchase them from here.

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Sauna time

Sauna time at Klockberga

Feel like enjoying sauna and hesitating with Klockberga since the apartment lacks sauna? Worry not! There are two, amazing saunas in the near vicinity of Klockberga, both cooperating with Klockberga.


Old Masugn’s Sauna

Old Masugn’s Sauna can be seen from the Klockberga kitchen window, it’s that close by <3

It was built 1850 for the steel factory workers to have a place to wash themselves in.

Sauna is located by a shore of a small pond and provides a robust place for proper sauna experience and also to have refreshing swim in the pond. There are common sauna tours but you can also book it for yourself. The sauna room and washing room are both very large and suite well for up to 10 persons per time.

For more info, visit Masugn’s Old Sauna’s Facebook page.


Ruukin sauna

Ruukin sauna is located few hundred meters from Klockberga, in the Bruk’s park, middle of Dalsbruk.

It was built for steel factory managers and their guests to take sauna. It was totally renovated 2016 and has gotten its glamour back.

The sauna interior, dressing room and shower room are all luxurious and have very high-class feeling.

You can book your private sauna experience or enjoy tasty brunch or lunch in the beautiful atmosphere.

For more info and bookings visit Ruukin Sauna web page or Facebook page.

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Flowers of Klockberga

Flowers of Klockberga

One of the luxurious specialities in Klockberga are living plants and flowers.

From the living room soft spruce to the olive tree in the bed room, all plants are real and living <3

The herbs in the kitchen are of free use for guests.

Not to mention the beautiful, decorative plants at the balcony!

What’s most impressive to most of the guests are the flowers at the kitchen vase and the welcoming flowers.

Delicately picked to suite Klockberga interiors and to make your stay most enjoyable one.

The welcoming bouquet gives finishing touch to the luxurious entry <3

Did you like your welcome bouquet at the Klockberga entrance hall? <3 They vary from guest to guest.

You can purchase it for yourself and take it with you as you move along your journey!

(And, if you want, you can also pre-order different bouquets or plants according your wishes. In that case, please contact info@klockberga.fi for more details.)

All the flowers and plants are provided by local entrepreneur. Their greenhouse and shop are totally worth visiting for, too! You can even see a glimpse of entrepreneur herself in the beginning of this video <3

Have a beautiful stay at Klockberga! <3

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History of Klockberga

The history of Dalsbruk derives to 1686, when it was founded by the Mint and Assessor Daniel Faxell. Even though most of the place names have some historical background, first there came no common memory of having any bells at the hill of Klockberga.

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But surely there had to be something, since there was also a road called Clocksmith alley? Well, it turned out to be named by a local clocksmith Johansson who had moved to a house at that road from the other side of the pond at around 1930.

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A bit more digging to the layers of history and finally a jackpot from an old map. See that little cross in the picture? There used to be a bell tower, right at the Klockberga!

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“We proceeded down to the bottom level by the light of a charcoal fire on a tripod stand, resembling a dark ruin in ancient Rome. Here you saw workers who with iron poles throst open holes in the obstructed oven entrance, while others dug a furrow in the sand for the flow of iron which was awaited by an arrangement of rectangular moulds. The second ringing rang weakly and solemnly the furnace mouth opened…”

They could barely hear the sound of the bell in the foundry’s noises.

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And when the apartment buildings were built 1972-1976 to help in the accommodation demand, the electrical whistles of the factory had replaced the old bell towers at Klockberga, also in people’s minds.

Now, these Klockberga apartments are still here. They’ve seen a lot of life between their walls and the teeth of time has bitten its rustic on them. The authentic 70’s hallways, staircases and lifts take you to a time travel.

The same time travel theme became persistent as the Klockberga project started. How to respect the history of the place and let it show, and, at the same time, let the accommodation be as comfortable and easy as possible?

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Listening the story the house had to tell, appreciating the history of the house and its people, true or could-have-been, with all their stories, was very intriguing.

How would this apartment could have been like then? And then, time-pierced to present with modern-day comforts?

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Find out yourself! You can book your stay here. Services and other extra coming up soon.

Ps. How about the logo of Klockberga?

Logo of Klockberga gives honour to the centuries old history of the hill, being the steel factory's bell cliff.
Logo of Klockberga gives honour to the centuries old history of the hill, being the steel factory’s bell cliff.

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Map pictures and the picture of the houses in building phase and as ready from a book “Från Honolulu till Sibirien, Dalsbruk i bilder” by Dalsbruk byalag.

The text quotation from a book “Dalsbruk 1686 – 1986” by Marianne Lukala.