A place in Sweden, Gällivare is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. After your splendid visit to Gällivare, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Kiruna. Take a short trip from Gällivare and set some time aside to explore the Kiruna. Dotted with places like Esrange Space Center, Kiruna Iron Mine, Kiruna Sleddog Tours; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Gällivare, you'll have to take a flight to Kiruna; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.
Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Gällivare.