Stories & guides for the discoverer

Skellefteå has a long history, dating back thousands of years. A history like that leaves traces behind. Sites, stories, traditions. And living in the northern parts of Europe, Scandinavia, well even in the northern parts of Sweden creates a certain lifestyle. We welcome you to discover it.

The best vacation spots

There are plenty of sites to discover in our part of the world. Both old sites where you can see the traces of the people who lived before us, but also sites where you can feel the essence of what it's like to live in Swedish Lapland. Discover bold flavors inspired by nature; the taste of cloudberries paired with icecream and white chocolate. Go on a roadtrip and discover hidden gems for your afternoon fika. Hike to places untouched by humans.