Whilst its 700 archipelago islands might draw a number of sightseers to its busy seaport, the Swedish town of Lulea boasts a burgeoning IT industry that has produced numerous technologies currently used worldwide. GPS software, essential HDTV components and a number of wireless communication innovations are among the many contributions this town has made to the industry since 1989. Lulea University of Technology and the Swedish Air Force are based in the town as well.
- Gammelstad Church Town
- Kulturens Hus
- Marvel at the mazes on the archipelago islands
- See the exhibits at the Norrbottens Museum
- Tour the shops on Storgatan and Kungsgatan
Lulea's climate is subarctic, which brings mild summers and snowy, cold winters. The highest temperatures from June through August reach 17-19°C, whilst winter lows drop to -16 to -13°C in January and February. Annual precipitation is only 50 cm, and it is consistent year round.
Getting There & Around
Lulea Airport is only 5 km from the city's centre, and it offers regular short flights to and from Stockholm. Alternatively, you can take an overnight train on the Norra Stambanan-rail. Whilst trains are good travelling options from southern areas, you will find buses more practical from the north and along the coast.
Lulea has an efficient and economical public bus system for vicinity travel. You can save time and money by using a three-day tourist pass.
3 hotels in Lulea, SE
Presenting tranquil ambience and comfortable accommodation, the Quality Hotel is an ideal place for a pleasant as well as a relaxing stay. GeneralThis property has technologically advanced 9... More
Offering the highest standards of comfort, quality and service, the Comfort Hotel welcomes you for an relaxing and unforgetable vacation. GeneralThe hotel offers excellent conference facilities... More