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'''Skellefteå''' [] is a city in [[Norrland]], [[Sweden]].
'''Skellefteå''' ("HWEL-lef-tay-oh") [] is a city in [[Norrland]], [[Sweden]].

Latest revision as of 23:49, 21 April 2014

Skellefteå ("HWEL-lef-tay-oh") [1] is a city in Norrland, Sweden.



Get in[edit]

Serving the city is Skellefteå Airport [2], which is a hub for charter flights in Norrland. Regular services are avalible daily to Stockholm-Arlanda by SAS and, a bit surprisingly, to Girona (low cost airport near Barcelona) by RyanAir.

Arriving by train is not possible, in fact Skellefteå is the largest city in Sweden without passenger traffic. Most convenient is to hop on night trains to either Umeå or the small town of Jörn where connecting buses will take you to city center.

Long-distance buses is a cheap alternative and runs daily towards Stockholm or further north in Norrland.

Get around[edit]


  • Skellefteå Landsförsamlings Kyrka (or Landskyrkan) in the city of Skellefteå. The oldest church in town, built in 1732.
  • Bonnstan [3] the small "village" just West of Landskyrkan in Skellefteå. Known since the early 1700s, which hosts activities, such as a market sale during the Summer, with e.g. Sami crafts. This is the oldest part of Skellefteå that is still standing.







Get out[edit]

Routes through Skellefteå
StockholmUmeå  W noframe E  PiteåHaparanda

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