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.
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 [...]
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!
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
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 [...]
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.
Everything from an 80 metre zip line, guaranteed to send a thrilling chill down your spine, to children’s adventures only a few metres above ground. The Skellefteå Adventure Park offers exciting challenges for bo [...]
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...
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 [...]
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.
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.
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?
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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.
Some say it’s like a walk among clouds. Dog sledding in the dense forests of Skellefteå, Swedish Lapland. We think those associations isn’t that far off…