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Northern Lights City Break

Luleå – Swedish Lapland (4 days / 3 nights)

Discover Luleå on a 3-nights City Break in northern Sweden. Combining culture with searching for the magical Northern Lights and having the option to choose from winter activities like dog sledding, snowmobiling, ice breaker cruises and many more.

Northern Lights City Break Luleå

With a population around 78,000 Luleå is the largest city in Swedish Lapland. Here you will find shopping, entertainment, nightlife and a wide choice of restaurants. All located in closeness to the archipelago with more then 1300 islands, rivers and vast forestland. Here from September to March you can, under good conditions, spot the magical Northern Lights.

Winter activities

It’s not just the Northern Lights that make Luleå one of the best City Break destinations. Depending on the season you can customise your trip with iconic activities for the region; dog sledding, snowmobiling, ice fishing, fatbiking, icebreaker cruises and many more activities to choose from. On the ice-track which surrounds the city centre during winter, you can go for a walk, go ice skating, skiing, kick-sledding or cycling and taste traditional waffles on the island Gråsjälören outside of the South Harbor in Luleå.

Luleå City Break

During this Northern Lights City Break, you will stay in the Comfort Arctic Hotel. A rich and modern hotel centrally located, just a stone’s throw away from Luleå’s shopping street, opposite the central station and on short drive  from Luleå Airport. Here you will have a peaceful stay but still have the buzz of the city right around the corner. There are also sauna facilities by your accommodation, here you can relax your body and complete the living Swedish experience

Try Luleå’s best restaurants and bars!

For lunch and dinner you can choose from many good options. A remarkable 11 restaurants and cafés were considered to be of a standard high enough to receive a recommendation in the White Guide. More and more high class restaurants have been established in recent years and you can enjoy good dining any day of the week.

You can choose your own travel dates. We are located in Luleå and flexible to adjust our services to your preferences.

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  • Price from

    SEK 3900

  • Period

    September – April

  • Including
    • 3 nights at Comfort Arctic Hotel, including breakfast buffet
    • Free use of a tripod for Northern Lights photography
    • Free use of sauna facilities from your hotel
    • Wifi
  • Included excursions
    • Northern Lights tour (3h)
    • Guided tour UNESCO Word Heritage Site Gammelstad (2h)
  • Details
    • Excluding flights
    • Accommodation standard twin room
    • Single room supplement SEK 1000
    • On behalf of price changes and availability
  • Good to know

    Please be aware that the Northern Lights are a naturally occurring phenomenon. So while we do our best you’ll get to see them, we can’t guarantee this.

ITINERARY

Northern Lights City Break | Luleå – Swedish Lapland | 4 days / 3 nights

Arrival day – welcome in Swedish Lapland!

Arrival Luleå Airport and on own arrangements to your hotel. The journey time between Lulea Airport and the city center is around 15 minutes with public transport LLT. Alternative you can take a taxi. After checking in, the rest of the day is free for you to explore Luleå. You can relax, stroll the charming city, visit on of the many trendy café for a Swedish Fika or explore landmarks. Luleå offers numerous excellent restaurants, cafes, coffeehouses, and bars, for those who want to experience the renowned Luleå nightlife.

Day 2 – Northern Lights tour

During day time there are no activities planned. Depending on the season you can choose from many activities or spend the day at your own pace.

In the evening you will be picked up by your hotel and go on a hunt for the Northern Lights. On this tour you will be taken off the beaten track and chase one of the most mysterious and profound phenomena the world has to offer.  Your professional guide will use his experience, combined with local weather and aurora forecasts to make the best possible decision about where to look for the Northern lights. During the tour you will learn about the different colours, get tips how to photograph them and learn about myths and mythology around this mysterious phenomena from our ancient ancestors.

Duration Northern Lights tour; about 3 hours

Day 3 – Guided tour UNESCO World Heritage site Gammelstad

After a good night sleep and enjoying your breakfast you will be greeted by your guide. Together you will drive just outside Luleå, where you find the church village Gammelstad. This used to be where Luleå city centre was located right up to the 17th century, with red log cabins around one of Sweden’s most beautiful churches. With its church and 424 wooden buildings, it is the largest and best-preserved example of a ‘church village’ in Sweden. UNESCO has identified 15 World Heritage Sites in Sweden considered having outstanding value to humanity and Gammelstad is one of them. It’s a unique place and something to preserve for future generations.

Duration Guided tour UNESCO site Gammelstad;  about 2 hours

Day 4 – Departure day

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Luleå is according to your own arrangements. You also have the option of staying some extra nights in Luleå, or extend your Swedish Lapland adventure with visiting the word famous ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi, only 4 hours away by a scenic train ride.

The itinerary is a guide for you. We can customise this further, based on your interests. If you would like to make any changes to your itinerary, just let us know and we will work with you to tailor the holiday to match your requirements.

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