Skellefteå Skellefteå is the southern entry into Swedish Lapland. Half the population inhabits the countryside – next door to wild rivers, hundreds of lakes, dense forests and miles and miles of coastline...
Also offering a modern city; a seamless transition from urban to rural defining the good life in the Arctic. The city offers most of the things you would expect in terms of good community services, good transport links and a thriving restaurant and cultural scene.
Skellefteå covers an area of 7 217 km2 and is home to around 72 000 people. That translates into about 10 people/km2. Here you'll find vast spaces, and lots of them; perfect for an intimate and less crowded experience. There is 500 000 acres of forests, more than 1 500 lakes, five big rivers, an endless stream of cliffs, marshes and open spaces all combined into a dynamic and unique arena.
The coast up north is pretty remarkable, where the inland ice grows year by year. The post-glacial land elevation is the academic name for it, and it means that the land strives to return to its original level – the so-called mechanical rest position – after being subjected to extreme pressure by the inland ice throughout thousands of years.
Skellefteå holds the longest coastline in Sweden, stretching more than 300 kilometres along the Bothnian Bay. The archipelago hosts more than 200 islands. In summer, this is the ideal vacation spot for locals. The archipelago is accessible by boat taxi in summer. In winter the Bothnian bay freezes and create a harsh yet spectacular scenery.
Skellefteå is known as the City of Storytellers due to the vast amount of authors who has their roots in the arena with the likes of Sara Lidman, Torgny Lindgren, P O Enquist and Stieg Larsson.
Skellefteå has a vibrant cluster of digital inventors, known for their skills and creativity worldwide.
There are 7 hotels, 4 youth hostels and 17 campsites and holds more than 30 nature reserves and 3 wild salmon rivers.
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