Welcome to Luleå

A laid-back university town and an important high-tech centre, Luleå claims more than its fair share of top-notch restaurants for a town its size, as well as an enticing archipelago of islands off its coast and a sparkling bay with a marina.

Top experiences in Luleå

Amazing hotels and hostels

We've pre-picked the best hotels, hostels and bed and breakfasts to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

Recent articles

Travel guides

Starting at $24.99

Image for

Luleå activities

$38.90 Outdoor Activities

Meet a moose

At Cape Wild, a wildlife park just outside of Luleå in the wild forest, and only 10 min from LLA Lueå Airport, you get the chance to meet a real moose at a very close range. Our tame moose Zigge, Zebbe and Zaga is always ready to give you a lifetime experience, and they all love apple, bannas and carrots. You get a good information about Scandinavias biggest wild animal. It's very exciting to stand eye to eye with 'The King of The Forest' and feed the moose from your own hand. This is our scheduled tours and you are visiting the mooses together with other guests.

$734.25 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Swedish Arctic: 3-day small group tour to the Northern Lights and Sami land

From your hotel in Stockholm, you’re picked up in the morning and transported to the Airport for a flight to Luleå in the far north of Sweden. Your tour manager is with you along the drive and will fly with you to Luleå. Flight tickets is included in the price of the tour. After the 1-hour flight your tour group will get into a Mercedes minivan at the airport and travel to the UNESCO – World Heritage of Gammelstad. Your tour manager will guide you for an hour and you can spend 1 additional hour on your own at the sight. Audio guides can be purchased at own expense if one wants even more information. You are then driven to central Luleå for lunch. Lunch is at own expense, but the tour manager will provide you with different food and budget level recommendations. The group rendezvous at the Luleå cathedral (domkyrka). It is a very small town so all in easy walking distance. You will then have walking tour for 60-90 hour with your tour manager. The rest of the day is spent on your own in Luleå. We will stay at a hotel in the city (3,5-star). The second day we start by travelling to Jokkmokk, enjoy the hilly scenery on our journey to the heart of the Sami culture. In the tiny town we visit Attje, a museum completely dedicated to Sami life and history. You spend in total 2 hours in the museum, entrance fee and a guided tour is included in the whole tour price. You can browse for Sami handcrafts in the museum shop and the group will have lunch at a Sami restaurant, reindeer meat in focus. Jokkmokk we drive to Kiruna, the most northern city in Sweden. On the way we make a short stop in Gällivare for refreshements, toilet break and refueling. As we arrive in Kiruna you can have dinner in the town and check in to your hotel, afterwards we head to Abisko to catch the Northern Lights. We spend 2-3 hours in Abisko looking out for the Northern lights. We then travel back to our hotel in Kiruna. On the third day we are heading back to Luleå for a flight to Stockholm in the late evening. We start the morning with a 2-hour guided tour in central Kiruna including the church, built in national romantic style and often considered the most beautiful in Sweden. It was inspired by Swedish, Norweigan and Sami building traditions. The we will have lunch in the Kiruna, you choose restaurant with recommendations from your tour manager. Afterwards we hit the road for the world-famous Jukkasjärvi Icehotel for a 2-hour visit with a guided tour. We then go back to the airport in Luleå and take the late evening flight back to Stockholm, we make a short breaks for refreshments in Gällivare and Överkalix.

$858.68 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Winter Adventures

The first day begins with our arrival at the homey Arctic Eco Lodge in the historic coastal village Pålänge, 70 km north of Luleå. You will stay in a 30m2 Eco Cottage, including a bathroom with shower and a kitchenette for your convenience. There are 3 cottages with room for up to 5 persons in each cottage. A perfect accommodation far from tourist traps and city hustle.After lunch we head out on the first tour. Snow Sleigh Forest Safari where you will experience the amazing Arctic backcountry with a small group in an open snow sleigh during this 3-hour forest safari. You’ll see the beautiful snow-covered winter scenery, tracks made by wild animals and perhaps even encounter some of them. Stop for a forest snack around an open fireWhen we come back to the cottage, there is time to take it easy and relax for a while.Dinnertime, a 3 - Course Dinner, served in the restaurant. The menu varies by season and consists mainly of moose and reindeer meat and local or organic vegetables.After dinner you can or hang out in the lodge’s own pub, relax, take a sauna or go on a optional Northern Lights tour.The second day starts with breakfast served in the restaurant. After breakfast, it's time to take on the warm clothes and go out for some Nordic skiing and kick-sleding or join the optional  Snow Sleigh Ice Safari Lunch is served in the restaurant. After lunch the Forest dinner and snow fun tour awaits.We travel with a snowmobile or by car to Camp Rimfrost, about 10 km from the lodge. At the camp we experience a day in the snow – building a snowman, creating traditional bivouac shelters of snow and other fun things. If we get cold we resort to the timber lavvu where we have a fire to heat us up again. The forest dinner is prepared and cooked over an open fire in the lavvu and when darkness sets, we marvel at the starry sky and enjoy the crackling fire.We will be back at Arctic Eco  Lodge about 19.00. Enjoy the sauna, relax by the fire with a hot beverage after a day outdoors or hang out in the pub.On the third and last day we start with breakfast is served in the restaurant. Then we head out on a forest hike and explore the snow-covered forest on snowshoes. After the last Swedish fika it´s time to get ready for departure..