Lulea, in Norrbotten, is a city of about 46,000 residents.
Stockholm, the national capital, is situated 450 miles (724 kilometers) south of Lulea, while Trondheim is 380 miles (612 kilometers) to the west.
There’s no reason not to work on your average when staying in Lulea; visit Lulea Golf Club, home to the fastest greens the area. Rent a set of clubs from the pro shop, and try to beat the course average, then meet fellow golf fanatics in the clubhouse.
Get ready to learn something new at Friluftsmuset Hagnan, one of the most remarkable museums in Lulea. Enjoy the atmosphere, ask the staff about any special events, buy something from the gift shop or just enjoy the echoes of the past.
An iconic religious building, one of the most popular of the many heritage sites here, is the Lulea Cathedral. Appreciate the atmosphere of this interesting building, learn about its past and find out why it is such a popular destination for tourists and Lulea locals alike.
Travellers looking for a few gems off the main tourist maps should check out Gammelstad Church.