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.
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.
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 [...]
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 city...
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 [...]
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...
In February Skellefteå will host the Scandinavian Winter Bathing Championship for the fifth consecutive year. This year, the championship is also part of the Winter Swimming World Cup. The event has become a natural part of winter in Skellefteå and today it is an appreciated festival for the entire city – all founded on a declaration of love for the cold and dark.
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?
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 [...]
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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.
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 [...]
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.