Umeå – The city in the Nordic nature
The Umeå region is a combination of adventures in wilderness, culture impressions and city-pulse. You can do a lot of nice shopping and furthermore, you can eat in a restaurant near to the river or have a picnic in the city park in the light of the midnight sun. Just around the corner you will find the see, woods, rivers and lots of activities. With 115 000 inhabitants is Umeå the largest town in northern Sweden.
The Island of Norrbyskär
The Museum of Olofsfors Iron Mill
The Vindeln rapids
Sculpture Park in Umedalen
Gammlia with several museums
The Museum of the Image (Bildmuseet)
The Island of Holmön
Umeå has long had a vibrant cultural life that has put the region on the map – both at home and abroad. An acknowledgement of this is the city’s being named European Capital of Culture 2014.