Skellefteå is the southern entry into Swedish Lapland. Half the population inhabits the country side – next door to wild salmon rivers, hundreds of lakes, dense forests and miles and miles of coastline. The other half dwell in a modern city; a seamless transition from urban to rural defining the good life in the subarctic - Welcome!
Hiking is quite simple. Step one: pick a trail. Step two: Head out. Step three: Enjoy! If you go on a day hike you hardly need more than nice hiking boots, a small backpack and snacks
Not many places have history so clearly written on the buildings as Bonnstan, an old church town with a history dating back to the 1600's, here in Skellefteå...
Imagine leaving all the stress and bustle of your everyday life behind you for a few days. Imagine spending your time in the forest as a wildlife photographer, experiencing the natural scents of the woodland and mee [...]
Bjuröklubb is one of Skellefteå’s most popular destinations. The attractions of this peninsula are obvious to anyone who has ever visited, but the act of capturing Bjuröklubb in speech or writing is by no means [...]
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.
Anne and Doreen has been invited by Saleta to Skellefteå, in Swedish Lapland for three days. Here life is all about the outdoors. Roaming dense forests, island hopping in the archipelago and just enjoying being a free spirit under a sun that really never sets in summer. And of course, meeting people doing their thing.
There is a difference between here and there. At least if “here” is defined as Skellefteå’s forests, our alluring countryside and archipelago – and “there” refers to the big city buzz of Berlin or possi [...]
The freedom to roam. It's a huge part of everyday life in the Swedish Lapland. Stated in Swedish law. But it works both ways. You have to pay respect to the environment.
In Skellefteå you will find Sweden’s newest Science Center. Here, science and technology challenge you to think outside the box and play your way to insights about the nature of our fantastic world. Welcome to Exploratoriet — the Exploratorium!
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.
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...
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.
Emma Dennehy wanted to experience what is sometimes referred to as the last wilderness in Europe — whilst also becoming a better photographer. She travelled to Kalvträsk and to see Conny Lundström.
Some say that the never ending ray of lights transforms our berries, our fruit and vegetables into super food due to the constant daylight. Like they force nature to blossom while it can
Sko och kvarn i Skråmträsk. Erik och Asta Hellgrens verksamheter är tätt sammanflätade av en röd tråd bestående av hållbarhet, miljövänlighet och inte minst hög kvalitet.
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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 [...]