Welcome to Skellefteå!

Skellefteå is the southern entry into Swedish Lapland – next door to wild salmon rivers, hundreds of lakes, dense forests and miles and miles of coastline. Welcome to share our arctic lifestyle.

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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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Skellefteå

Hike, bike and canoe in midnight light

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.

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THE SKRÅMTRÄSK MILL

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.

This is Skellefteå

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Beauties and 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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Stay in the Church Town of Lövånger

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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Lövånger

A perfect morning

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...

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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 [...]

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LEGO that’s 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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Skellefteå
Hotel offers in Skellefteå

Hotel offers in Skellefteå

Great accommondation, fun activities and awesome events - all in one package!
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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.

Bloggers in Skellefteå

Bloggers in Skellefteå

We are ready to show our destination for those who love nature, culture and adventure. We work with bloggers who write in Swedish, English, Dutch, German... Find out about their personal opinions.
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Svedjan ost – the best cheese

The facade of the farmhouse dairy is a plastered white. The front door is deep red with a stainless steel plate displaying the company name...
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Storkågeträsk

Become a better wild-life photographer

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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Stiftsgården – the cradle of Skellefteå

You could say that this is where Skellefteå began. At Stiftsgården, next door to Sweden’s oldest country church...
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Crayfishing under a moonlit sky!

As the bright summer nights slowly turn to dusk, we have by now entered August and fall is almost upon us. And that is a good thing. At least if you are about to go crayfishing in the Skellefteå River under a moonlit sky.
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Forsbacka
Market Halls and Artisan Food
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Market Halls and Artisan Food

Market halls (saluhall) are similar tp open markets but indoors. They often carry an excellent assortment with a focus on high quality food.
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Burträsk
Get a greeter!

Get a greeter!

Are you visiting Skellefteå ? You can experience a warm welcome from a Skellefteå Greeter.
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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 [...]

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SKELLEFTEÅ ADVENTURE PARK

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 [...]

Time to go hiking

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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4 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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Svansele

Skellefteå Touristcenter

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

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

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First and foremost second hand!

Why buy new when you can get the things you need used? To Tova Glänta, who also run B&B Forest Inn Holmsvattnet, second hand is a way of life.
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Morning walks 🍃🍂🍁🍄 Mother Nature in her beautiful moments #VisitSkellefteå

Exploratoriet – Science Center

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!

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Getting here

Skellefteå is situated on the coast of the Baltic Sea, on the southern edge of Swedish Lapland. There are several options of travel to get here...
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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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6 café´s to have a fika

Its not wrong to claim that fika is a social institution in Sweden. A fika often feels unconstrained, and kind of unconditionall. You know, we meet up for fika with an old friend or maybe a new one...

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Night out in the city

A really great night out is all about having a really good plan – from beginning to end. – If it’s me and the girls, we always start by eating somethingnice, says Josefin. On game days, we naturally go to one of the sports bars in the city, on other days we go for a really good restaurant.
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