Skelleftea Tourism

Skellefteå is a city and the seat of Skellefteå Municipality in Västerbotten County, Sweden, with 32,775 inhabitants in 2010. The municipality had approximately 72,000 inhabitants at the end of 2013 . In the local accent the "å" is omitted and the city is pronounced locally as Skellefte. The city is a historically industrial city with mining being a large industry, especially for gold – hence the nickname "Gold Town". Politically it is a Social Democratic stronghold. The city is a well-known ice hockey town, with its main team Skellefteå AIK playing in the Swedish top division, the SHL and being Swedish champions on multiple occasions. The city was incorporated in 1845 and grew to its current population size mostly in the 1950s and 1960s, growing only slowly since. It is the second largest city in Västerbotten after Umeå and is located roughly halfway between it and Luleå. The river Skellefte älv passes through the city and it is located around 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the Bothnian Bay open sea. Skellefteå is served by Skellefteå Airport, locally known as Falmark, also around 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the city centre to the south.

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This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Skelleftea in Sweden is an ideal destination for a vacation! A holiday in Skelleftea can generally be of 1-2 days.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Skelleftea.

  • Know the pollution level of Skelleftea before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 10 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Skelleftea for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Skelleftea.

    • Burglary and Theft 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 20.83 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20.83 (Low)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.17 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 62.5 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 50.98 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 43.39 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 4.83 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.89 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Skelleftea

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 98.99 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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