Umea travel guide
The region and city of Umea is located in the north of Sweden on an inlet of the Gulf of Botnia at the mouth of the Ume River. One of the fastest growing cities in Sweden, Umea is a vibrant city with a large student population and an average age of 36. The young age of its residents contribute to a city that is full of musical and cultural events. Annual music festivals range from Rock to Jazz and even Opera with Umea being home to the northernmost Opera house in Sweden.
Umea is a city full of character with a river running through the centre of it and benefits from having everything of importance within walking distance.
The countryside around Umea and the whole region itself is full of spectacular landscapes and fun activities from skiing to bathing.
Take a look at the interactive map of Umea via the menu on the left to get a closer look at the parts of the area that interest you.