In Skellefteå, nature is just around the corner, just as the city is in the middle of nature. If you see blue, your picture of Skellefteå is probably focused on one of the 1,500 lakes or the 300 kilometre coastline. The one lined with warm, bare cliffs and kilometres of sandy beaches...
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.
SIMPLY PUT Downhill is all about getting down a mountain as quickly as possible, on a bike, with your heart in your mouth...
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 [...]
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 [...]
Paddling a canoe requires a lot of cooperation and as the overgrown waterways become narrower, that cooperation becomes more and more important.
On the island of Pute-Rönnskär there are about 30 small red cottages. In the past, fishermen’s families used to live in these cottages. They don’t any longer. Today, these are privately owned summer houses [...]
Imagine leaving all the stress and bustle of your everyday life behind you for a few days. Imagine spending your time in the forest as a wildlife photographer, experiencing the natural scents of the woodland and mee [...]
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.
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...
They usually say that it takes good fishing-grounds to train good fishermen. And the truth is, that in Skellefteå there are a remarkable amount of great fishermen.
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.
Did you know you can go with a tour boat to a variety of different places in the archipelago nearby Skellefteå? Visit Pite-Rönnskär with Kinnbäck's archipelago tourism, go through the lock in Bergsbyn with Nordisk Sjötaxi or discover the world together with M / S Laponia. It guaranteed wonderful experiences.
The City Festival (Stadsfesten) is one of the best music festivals in Swedish Lapland. Every year, the event attracts about 90,000 visitors to 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.
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.