Summer in Luleå
Luleå is located just below the Arctic Circle and is the biggest city in Swedish Lapland. It is surrounded by forests, over 1,300 islands in the archipelago, the brackish sea and river valleys. The daily flights and train connection from Stockholm makes Luleå the perfect gateway into the Swedish Lapland.
Luleå has a warm, sunny and flowery summer. The summer Midnight Sun allows diversified outdoor activities and al fresco dining round-the-clock. It also has a rich culture. The UNESCO site Gammelstad is located about 10km more land inwards and is the best-preserved church town in Sweden. Meanwhile one of Europe’s biggest rapids Storforsen is also not far located from Luleå.
This package includes 3 nights accommodation by the 4-star Elite Stadshotellet right in the center of the city, next to various cafes, restaurants and on walking distance from the waterfront. Together with an experienced guide you will learn more about the local flora and fauna in the nearby nature reserves surrounding Luleå. Listen to the birds, smell the trees, and maybe taste some wild berries! You will also visit Moose & Reindeer park to meet the King of Forest, the Moose.
In addition this Luleå Summer Break package brings you to the main cultural site for the region- the UNESCO World Heritage Site Gammelstad. The old church town is more than 400 years old and since then not much has changed. Together with an experienced guide you will walk through the labyrinth of narrow streets in between the more than 400 old charming and red coloured cottages.
Having the best mix of nature and culture, Luleå is definitely a fantastic city to explore!