Need tips on fun things to do outdoors right now? To activate the family, enjoy the fresh spring air and clear the mind? Below we have gathered some tips in the destination.

 

Skulpturparken

Art tour on your own
Take the opportunity to combine art with fresh air. It is totally free of charge! Umedalen's sculpture park is one of Northern Europe's foremost sculpture collections, with some forty works by artists such as Tony Cragg, Louise Bourgeois, Anthony Gormley, Jaume Plensa and Anish Kapoor. The Klangvägen in Bjurholm is a unique walking path, which is bordered by sound artworks designed by artists from the Umeå region.

Discover the world's first Metoo monument
The "Listen" artwork is located on Rådhustorget in Umeå. The red-coloured cougar with powerful muscles and a golden mouth represents Umeå’s position against sexual harassment and abuse of power. more here

Learn more about Umeå
Take a guided tour with a pod-taxi. Guided tours available in Swedish, English and German. more here 

Mårdseleforsen

Explore nature from the saddle
Join a guided horseback tour and explore the varied and beautiful landscape of our destination. Companies offering tours are for example Backfors gård and Grönåkers farm

Walk across Sweden's longest pedestrian and bicycle bridge
The popular Lundabron was inaugurated in December 2019 and links the district Backen with Bölesholmarna and Teg. With its length of 179 meters, the bridge is Sweden's longest suspension bridge for pedestrians and cyclists. For more suggestions on winter walks in Umeå, read more here.

Visit a nature reserve
Pack your own lunch bag and make a day trip to one of the region's nature reserves. Enjoy beautiful, untouched and varied nature. Read more here