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Northern Lights City Break

Luleå – Swedish Lapland (4 days / 3 nights)

Discover Luleå on a 4- day City Break in the northern most part of Sweden. Including 2 nights Northern Lights hunting and having the option to choose from iconic winter activities like dog sledding, snowmobiling and ice fishing during day time.

Northern Lights City Break Luleå

With this exciting Northern Lights city break, you will spend 4 days in the North of Sweden. It includes 3 nights hotel, 2 exciting Northern lights tours and a great selection of optional activities. During this Northern Lights City Break, you will stay in the charming Quality Hotel. Located on Luleå’s main street, Storgatan, this hotel is just 100 m to Lulea’s popular ice track which surrounds the city centre (from late December). It offers free sauna access, regional cuisine, and a popular organic breakfast buffet. With a population around 78,000 Luleå is the largest city in Swedish Lapland. Here from September until 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 travel 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.

Food The Luleå Way

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.

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  • Price from

    SEK 5900

  • Period

    December – April

  • Accommodation

    3 nights in 4 star Nordic choice – Quality hotel, standard twin room

  • Including
    • Daily breakfast buffet
    • Roundtrip airport transfer
    • Free use of a tripod for Northern Lights photography
    • Free use of sauna facilities from your hotel
    • Wifi
  • Included excursions
    • Northern Lights tour by car
    • Northern Lights tour on snowshoes
  • Details
    • Excluding flights
    • Price per person and based on 2 persons sharing a twin room
    • Single supplement SEK 3000


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

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Arrival day – welcome in Swedish Lapland!

Arrival Luleå Airport and transfer to your hotel. The travel time between Lulea Airport and the city centre is around 15 minutes. 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 by car

Wake up with a fresh cup of coffee and a rich Scandinavian breakfast in the hotel restaurant. This day we have kept free, so that you can spend the day according your wishes. Sleep in, explore the popular Luleå Ice track or choose from optional winter activities as dog sledding, snowmobiling, ice fishing, fat biking or snowshoe walking.

In the evening, your guide will pick you up by your hotel and go on a hunt for the Northern Lights by car. 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 phenomenon from our ancient ancestors.

Day 3 – Northern Lights tour on Snowshoes

There is almost a full day to explore Luleå and it’s beautiful winter surroundings. Time to head out for walk and discover the cities cosy centre. If an ice-cold adventure is more your thing, then join on one of the many lovely winter activities Luleå has to offer. From an icy winter walk on snowshoes, a thrilling snowmobile ride through the frozen forest, to an close encounter with your favourite moose. Luleå has it all to get the most out of your winter holiday!

In the evening you will experience the wonder of a night-time winter walk in the snow-covered forest on snowshoes. This truly unique winter activity will take you into a winter wonderland to view the night sky far away from disturbing city lights and enlarge you chance to see the Northern Lights.

Optional you can upgrade this evening to a Northern Lights Snowmobile tour  or Northern Lights Dog Sledding tour. Immerse yourself in the dark wintry nights of Lapland and escape the city lights with your own sled and team of Husky’s. Truly a night to remember!

Day 4 – Departure day

After breakfast it’s time to travel home. Depending on your flight schedule, maybe you have some time left to explore Luleå. If you have an early flight, then it is time to get ready and check out of your hotel room. Own arrangement to the Luleå Airport/ train station.

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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