Skellefteå is a hidden gem in the far north of Sweden. Surrounded by forests and overlooking the Skellefteå River, this picturesque city is the perfect place to explore the Swedish wilderness. Take a boat trip to explore the river and its islands, or make use of the nearby hiking and cycling trails. Visit the Skellefteå Museum to learn more about the region’s rich history and culture, or take a stroll around the city’s pretty marina. Enjoy the local delicacies such as salmon, reindeer, or the famous Skellefteå cheese, and make sure to sample the city’s microbreweries for a taste of the local beers.