Tips of the week 14 – Visit Skellefteå

Every week we gather easy and accessible activities to do when you have an hour, an afternoon or an entire day to spare. Often many events but also tourist attractions and activities. Here come the tips of the week:

Monday, Mars 30th

Sledging. Skellefteå has countless slopes that are suitable for tobogganing. 3 suggestions:
Solbacken's outdoor park: here you will find a nice hill and a nice barbecue area to use.
Erikslidsbacken: a very large and nice hill with wind protection and barbecue area.
Walk the winter Walk on Vitberget a trail of four kilometres. More info and map


Tuesday, Mars 31st

Discover the historic part of Skellefteå, walk by the beautiful river, walk to The Nordanå cultural area museum and the café at Nordanå are open 10-19 and go
through old church town of Bonnstan. Skellefteå Museum welcomes you to a good exhibition, Small! Then! from 10-19 where you can see photographs of children from collections of different ages and from different times. See the especially valuable house K-market or different appliances with different material of woods in the Skelleftea Museum.


Wednesday, April 1st

Go Dogsledding with Team Arctic Melody, Flarken Adventure, Lappland Emotions, Oppen Lapland.
Check-in Skelleftea’s amazing’s restaurants such as Rustique, Pinchos, Stadskällaren. For more information, check this link


Thursday, April 2nd

Rental Cross Country Skiing. At Skellefteå camping on Vitberget, you can rent ski packages (cross-country skiing, classic ski boots and poles) during the reception opening hours. Contact reception for more information or go in and read more on Skellefteå Camping's website


Friday, April 3rd

Snowshoe hike around Burträsk, Follow us in another way to easily get around in the forests around Burträsk! Equipped with snowshoes, we explore the wintry landscape and go to a viewing point where you can see the whole village. After the walk, we have a real Swedish 'fika' in our café Arresten. The walk is about 8 kilometres and takes about 2.5 hours. More info.


Saturday, April 4th

Go skiing or snowboarding in any of the ski slopes, equipment is often available to rent: Vitbergsbacken 2 km north of Skellefteå city centre, Klutmarksbacken 10 km southwest of Skellefteå, Storklinta ski centre outside Jörn 50 km northwest and Bygdsiljumsbacken 60 km southwest from Skellefteå. Check their websites for current opening hours. 


Sunday, April 5th

13.00-15.00 Winter bath in Stackgrönnan, drop-in, price 50 SEK, more information
Snowshoeing with Skellefteå Adventure Park, more info
*Tickets are sold at Skellefteå Tourist Center
For more activities, attractions and events, call Skellefteå Tourist Center +46 910 45 25 00 or send an email to info@visitskelleftea.se. Changes may occur. Follow us: Instagram @visitskelleftea and Facebook: Visit Skellefteå.