Lycksele Travel Guide

  • Lycksele by the water
    Lycksele by the water
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  • Running at Tannen
    Running at Tannen
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  • Sunset over Lyckelse
    Sunset over Lyckelse
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Lycksele Things to Do

  • The view from the water tower

    From the old water tower on the hill called Glasberget (Glass mountain) you will find the best view over Lycksele.

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  • Margareta kyrka

    The Margareta Kyrka at Gammplatsen in Lycksele is a replica of the first church in Lycksele from 1736.

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  • The old water tower

    The old water tower in Lycksele is sometimes open for public. In the summer they use to have a café up there, where you can sit and drink a cup of coffee and watch the great view over the town.

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  • The Zoo - Lycksele Djurpark

    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...

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  • The ice column in Lycksele

    Each winter an tall ice column is made in Lycksele. It's made by water pumped up from the river.The height record from 1999 is 49.54 metre.During the winter you can see a 'live' photo from the ice column here (updated every 30 minute):http://www.lycksele.se/ispelare/

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  • Djupskålavan

    Near the town centre of Lycksele you can find the park called Djupskålavan. A good place for sitting down resting for a while and enjoying the nature.

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Lycksele Transportation

  • To Lycksele by bus

    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...

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  • The ice-road

    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.

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Lycksele Local Customs

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    Street auction in Lycksele

    by vec Written Nov 9, 2003

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    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".

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Lycksele Off The Beaten Path

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    The dam in Lycksele

    by vec Written Jan 24, 2004

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    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.

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Lycksele Sports & Outdoors

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    Running at Tannen

    by vec Written Mar 14, 2004

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    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.

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Lycksele Favorites

  • Lycksele Zoo

    There is a Zoo in Lycksele, concentrating on the wildlife of the north. You won't find lions, cheetahs or monkeys, but you'll have a good chance too see Lynx, brown bear, wolf, sea seals, vicent etc.There is a train going around the area if you can't walk too far by yourself.

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  • A view from the bus window

    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...

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