Skelleftea in Vasterbotten is inhabited by around 31,000 people.
Skelleftea is located 330 miles (531 kilometers) east of Trondheim and about 390 miles (628 kilometers) north of the national capital Stockholm.
To discover the cultural side of this city, explore one of the local galleries and collections. Two good museums to visit are the Parish Museum in Lovanger and Stackgronnans Boat Museum. Those with inquiring minds will also love the Skelleftea Museum.
One of the more interesting historic attractions in this old city is a bridge called the Leo Power Bridge. Stroll over the bridge, enjoy the scenery and grab a few photos.
After browsing the museums and parks of Skelleftea, head to the coast to see one of the area’s most iconic nautical landmarks, the Bjuroklubb Lighthouse. To learn more about the structure’s history and the men and women who kept its light shining bright, enquire at the local visitors center about tours.
Citykompaniet is the perfect place to go to if you love shopping and people watching. Check out what the locals are wearing and purchase some original outfits.
On a sunny day, visit Skelleftea City Park, a place where families can spend time outdoors. It is a peaceful place where visitors of all ages come to picnic, play and relax.