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, this winter brings fresh air, refreshing outdoor activities and of course lots of options for that too. We warmly welcome you to Skellefteå this winter!VIDEO: MELODIES OF THE ARCTIC
In February Skellefteå will host the Scandinavian Winter Bathing Championship. The championship is also part of the Winter Swimming World Cup.
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.
In Skellefteå we like to tell stories. You could say it’s in our DNA. Actually, the region of Skellefteå is known to have boosted more writer than most places in Sweden and we have a viral scene of storytellers. Here you’ll find some stories - most of them from our everyday life in the subarctic.
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.
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...
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.
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 [...]
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.
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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 [...]
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!