Luleå is a coastal town in Norrbotten County. Here you can experience everything from spas and nice restaurants to beautiful nature experiences. In the center of the city there is a large selection of shopping, both in small shops and the malls Smedjan, Shopping and Strand. You can also settle down in one of the many cafés or restaurants in the city.
The world heritage Gammelstad churchtown is just outside the center of Luleå. In the center of Gammelstad is a beautiful medieval stone church from the 15th century, surrounded by 405 unique church cottages and 552 chambers. The city of Luleå was once founded here and grew until it in the 17th century was moved to where Luleå is today due to the land uplift. In Gammelstad’s church town there are cozy shops with locally designed products, arts and crafts. You can experience the beautiful and unique world heritage both without and with a guide, winter as well as summer.
Luleå archipelago consists of 1312 islands, cobs and skerries with beautiful nature and well-preserved cultural history. You can visit the archipelago by tour boat, either for a nice day trip or a longer trip with an overnight stay in one of the cottages that can be rented out on the islands.
In the winter you can experience icebreaker rides, snowmobile tours, snowshoeing, northern lights hunting, dog sledding and meeting reindeer and moose. In summer you can kayak or stand-up paddleboard, climb both indoors and outdoors and visit the high-altitude course Upzone.
Every year, an ice rink is plowed from North port around to South port. You can either take a walk, kick or skate along the rink. Sweden’s largest multi-arena Alcatraz is located in Luleå. They offer paintball, laser game, go kart, Prison Island, arcade, including VR, spa and relax as well as food court among other things.