One of the most popular tourist goals in Lycksele is Lycksele Djurpark, the most north located zoo in Sweden.The zoo have specialized on Nordic animals like Wolf, Elk, Bear, Reindeer, Fox, Wolverine, Lynx, Otter, Seal, Beaver and the very rare Musk Ox.The zoo is mainly open from mid May to the end of August. It can also be open during some other...more
From Lycksele bus station you can get to the villages around Lycksele by small local busses, but also to other near by cities like Umeå, Skellefteå, Storuman, Vilhelmina, and Mo I Rana in Norway.Between Lycksele and Umeå you can choose from 9 trips in each direction, starting with the first morning bus at 05.45 ending at 19.45 in...more
The town of Lycksele is divided in two parts by the river Umeälven. In the winter a road is made on the rivers ice, as a shortcut to connecting the two town halfs.Just remember to follow and respect the signs. If you see the sign saying "Varning svag is", then it's a "weak ice warning" and you should stay on solid ground.more
Some weekday evenings in the summer you can find street auctions where you can find all kind of stuff to buy. Just keep your eyes open for signs saying "Auktion".
This hydroelectric power plant is located in the town, east of the central parts. The construction is a bit special since the dam is created in a way which makes the water just flow over the edge when the level become to high, which creates a small waterfall.
At some summer nights there are track and field events on Tannen in Lycksele.
On this picture, my sister is competing in short distance running.
If comming to Lycksele by car or bus, you are probably driving after the road E12, also called Blå vägen (the blue road). This name comes from the fact that the road follows the river Umeälven all the way from the mountains to the coast.I took this photo in the beginning if January from a bus window, just outside Lycksele on my way...more