Welcome to Skellefteå!

What can you expect from Skellefteå this winter? Well, quite a lot! There are obvious things such as picturesque snowfall, hot chocolate and thick slices of cheese in a sandwich out in the snow, and emotions running high at Skellefteå Kraft Arena where you can experience local ice hockey culture from head to toe. However, the winter of 2018 also brings plenty of news.

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A PAIR OF ICE BLUE HUSKY EYES

If it’s the first time you have ever met a pack of enthusiastic huskies, no wonder you would be a bit reserved. However, there’s absolutely nothing to be afraid of. Join the British couple Sabina and Pete for th [...]

Welcome to the dark and cold!

Jorge is something of an adventurer. He is from Spain and he has been almost everywhere. He has seen pyramids, temples and tundra, the Great Barrier Reef, Route 66 and Greenland’s vast ice cap. However, never before
has Jorge set foot in Swedish Lapland!

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EXTREME GOLDEN EAGLE PHOTOGRAPHY

Imagine leaving all the stress and all the noise behind you for a couple of days, breathe the fresh winter air of the forest and meet its four-legged or winged residents eye to eye as you take on the role of nature [...]

This is Skellefteå

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LANTLIV LODGE – THE MOMENTS IN ÖSTERJÖRN

You should stay for a week at Lantliv Lodge. At least. Not to give you time to do everything there is to do. No, quite the contrary.

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GET A GREETER

Global Greeters is a global network of hosts looking to share their love of a particular place on Earth. Here you will get to know more about Greeters in Skellefteå.

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Titanic – The exhibition

The Titanic had been called unsinkable. Nevertheless, the ship disappeared into the depths at 2:20 AM. She took 1496 people with her.
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Swedish Championships Week

SM-veckan är ett jättearrangemang. Förmodligen det största Skellefteå har värdat i idrottssammanhang. 2018 är den dessutom mer omfattande än någonsin med bland annat 27 olika sporter.

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Skellefteå brewery finds its way home

Can you say that a brewery has found its way home? If you can, then that’s exactly what the malt brewery in Skellefteå has done.

Hotel offers in Skellefteå

Hotel offers in Skellefteå

Great accommondation, fun activities and awesome events - all in one package!
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Moose safari, pot-boiled coffee and ice cold swims!

The Svansele Wilderness Centre is in many ways a first step into what could be called Europe’s last wilderness. From an easy start with pot-boiled coffee, cinnamon buns and ...
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Bloggers in Skellefteå

Bloggers in Skellefteå

We are ready to show our destination for those who love nature, culture and adventure. We work with bloggers who write in Swedish, English, Dutch, German... Find out about their personal opinions.
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Svedjan ost – the best cheese

The facade of the farmhouse dairy is a plastered white. The front door is deep red with a stainless steel plate displaying the company name...
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A walk on the frozen sea

The ice age is always present along the coast of Swedish Lapland. From the constant land elevation to the barren, windswept frozen sea.
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Kalvtraskski – The oldest ski in the world

To say that cross-country skiing was invented in the area around Skellefteå might not be entirely true. However, no one can dispute the fact that the oldest ski in the world was found in a marsh just outside the sm [...]

3x taste of Swedish Lapland

Isn't it true that everything tastes better outside? It can be a large cappuccino at a nice café, surrounded by people and friends, or a warm night at one of the inviting open-air  stablishments in the city...

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At Cykel- och fiskecenter — in both heart and soul.

Since the city of Skellefteå is surrounded by world-class wilderness and fishing waters, it is only natural to have a world-class outdoor living shop too. At Cykel- och fiskecenter all the staff are outdoor living [...]

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Experience northern light

The northern lights are best experienced in the darkest possible environment. As far away as possible from the light pollution of human civilisation.
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Skellefteå

A photographer’s good life

Imagine that someone who has travelled all over the world chooses to settle down in Boliden, just outside Skellefteå, in Swedish Lapland. Why, you might wonder? Well, it’s because Boliden is the best place on earth...

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SKELLEFTEÅ IS FULL OF INNOVATIVE CAFÉS

In Skellefteå there are cafes for everyone's taste. The city offers Sweden's only TV-game at Café på bit, to the Society café where you can enjoy a coffee with British influences. If you want to experience an ex [...]

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How to get here

Skellefteå is situated on the coast of the Baltic Sea, on the southern edge of Swedish Lapland. There are several options of travel to get here...
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Winter swim – a declaration of love for the cold and dark

In February Skellefteå will host the Scandinavian Winter Bathing Championship for the seventh consecutive year. This year, the championship is also part of the Winter Swimming World Cup.

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Stay in the Church Town of Lövånger

In many ways, church towns are synonymous with the olden days, when people had to travel long distances because of mandatory church service attendance...
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SKELLEFTEÅ’S NEW LIVING ROOM

At Scandic Hotell in Skellefteå, the ambition is to cross boundaries. To open up and invite. Put simply, to create a living room for everyone who wants to meet.

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LEGO that’s life

Some think LEGO is only for children. But that’s not quite true. Skellefteå is home to Sweden’s biggest collection of LEGO. Of course, children are welcome, but an adult perspective is at least as important.
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Skellefteå

Skellefteå Tourist Center

Trädgårdsgatan 7
+46 (0)910-45 25 10
info@visitskelleftea.se

Opening hours
Mon – Fri 10 – 17
Saturday 10 – 14

Christmas Opening Hours>>

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YOGA ON ICE

What better way to take a break from your everyday life than to meditate and perfect your Tree Stand, than on a buckskin, on frozen waters in Swedish Lapland?

A morning walk with a beautiful view #visitskellefteå #morningmotivation 📷 Eleonora Miola

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