Welcome to Skellefteå!

Close your eyes and picture a day in Skellefteå and Swedish Lapland. What colours do you see? Green? Blue? Yellow, maybe? Or is everything shimmering in a shade of pink? You are invited to share our everyday lives and add some colour to your summer.

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First and foremost second hand!

Second hand är lite som ett detektivarbete. Man har inte en aning om vad man kommer att hitta. Ibland hittar man det man söker, ofta hittar man ingenting.
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Emma Dennehy and the northern wilderness

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.

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A 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.

A storytelling walk at Nordanå

Nordanå is one of Skellefteå’s most popular places to visit and not without good reason – here you will find some of the loveliest little spots of summer. Come on a storytelling walk from east to west, directed by the Skellefteå Museum.

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The Living Church Towns of Skellefteå

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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Three Wild Salmon Rivers

There are five rivers in Skellefteå, three of which are classified as wild salmon rivers. Such a concentration of salmon waters cannot be found anywhere else in Sweden...
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Hotel offers in Skellefteå

Hotel offers in Skellefteå

Great accommondation, fun activities and awesome events - all in one package!
Hotel offers in Skellefteå
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An authentic gelateria with regional flavours!

Gelato is italian for ice cream. And Italian ice cream is in many ways very different from the conventional ice cream you find in the freezer display at your grocery store.
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LEGO, that’s the 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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Go paddling close to town while in the midst of nature.

Paddling a canoe requires a lot of cooperation and as the overgrown waterways become narrower, that cooperation becomes more and more important.

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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Beauties and the beasts

When it comes to sport fishing, Skellefteå is primarily known for two species of fish: salmon and pike. Or beauty and the beast, as some people say.
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A burning passion for lights
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A burning passion for lights

A candle consists only of a wick and some stearin. Its light however, can spread so much warmth, cosiness and comfort...
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Unique accommondation: Rural and close to nature in Svarttjärn
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Unique accommondation: Rural and close to nature in Svarttjärn

It’s like a scene from an Astrid Lindgren story.
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Go shop in Skellefteå

Do you agree that a mix of stores, a varied selection of places for spontaneous meetings and comfortable beds sound like something that will create a truly great shopping experience?

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In the footsteps of a wildlife photographer

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.

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3 great experiences on two wheels

SIMPLY PUT Downhill is all about getting down a mountain as quickly as possible, on a bike, with your heart in your mouth...

Skellefteå Visitor Center

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

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

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9 activities - Children in Focus

When the kids are having fun parents enjoy themselves, that is a fact worth remembering. Skellefteå has a lot to offer both children and adults in that regard. In addition to sun, beaches and bathing there are lots of really fun activities,
both indoors and outdoors.
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Four wilderness adventures

In Svansele, in addition to riding four-wheelers, you can also visit one of Sweden’s biggest wilderness museums. With 11 rooms, it covers 1,800 square metres. Virtually all subarctic animals are represented, i.e., nearly 600 species including bear, wolf and lynx. All are presented in life-like settings.
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Get close to nature

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 [...]

3x taste of Swedish Lapland

Isn't it true that everything tastes better outside? Not least during summer. 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 cityvåra naturliga smaker. De som bottnar i en välmående natur där fantastiska råvaror har fått växa i sin egen takt. På sina egna villkor.

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9 outings to visit

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 [...]

5 events you don't wanna miss this summer

An importent part of summer in Skellefteå is meeting spontaneously and having fun together with other people. Preferably whilst enjoying quality entertainment...

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Get a greeter!

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