Go dog sledding
Experience the thrill of sliding forward on a sleigh behind a bunch of eager huskies. Full speed through forests and unspoilt nature. Read more here
Challenge a buddy in mountaineering
Tie the snowshoes or wax your skis, buy a top card and climb the mountain peaks in Tavelsjö. Take part in the Tavelsjö Winter Peaks competition and you will have the opportunity to win nice local prizes. 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
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. Read more here
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.
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.