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.
Would you like a crash course in traditional Swedish culture over a long weekend? Getting close to nature, picturesque accommodation and genuine sami culture. Great then this is for you.
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.
Pite-Rönnskär, a kind of slumbering gem in the southern part of the Bothnian archipelago, has been opened up to a wider audience. Four rooms, with a simple, rustic feel have already been prepared on the ground floor...
People are concentrated in the towns and cities, leaving the countryside for other things. From a visitor’s perspective, that is actually no bad thing. It means 2.2 inhabitants/square kilometre in the Skellefteå [...]
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.
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 [...]
För några år sedan följde jag med Conny upp på självaste Vitberget. Då vandrande vi. Och klättrade. 17 meter upp i utsiktstornet på toppen. Då var det natt, högsommar och utsikten vidunderlig.
Sometimes, a really good summer day is all about being spontaneous. About picking a spot — maybe a new one that you have never visited before, or an old favourite that you have longed to return to — and just goi [...]
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
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