Discover Umeå

Turist information

Norrland YMCA Hostel is located in central Umeå with a large selection of shops, restaurants and gyms close at hand. A rich cultural offer and most entertainment events can also be discovered.

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Cycling in and around Umeå

With Umeå as a starting point, there are many nice bicycle routes to explore on your own. Let the bike ride be one of many excursions in Umeå or an activity on marked MTB trails with varying degrees of difficulty.

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Within walking distance are all the city center shops and only 300 meters away there are local buses to Avion shopping (IKEA) and Stora Birk Shopping Area (Ersboda & Mariedal).

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Water adventure/swimming

Two blocks away is Umeå's bathhouse NAVET, with i.a. children's pool, slides, wave machine, 50-meter pool, whirlpools and relaxation area.

In summer, the temperate outdoor swimming pool Umelagun is adjacent to Nyadalabadet's beach. shops and only 300 meters away there are local buses to Avion shopping (IKEA) and Stora Birk Handelsområde (Ersboda & Mariedal)..

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Restaurants and cafés

Within walking distance are many of Umeå's restaurants and cafés with taste experiences for both large and small wallets.

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Umeå Folkets Hus with, among others, Guitars - the Museum and NO - Norrlandsoperan is located in our neighboring neighborhoods. Umeå's other cultural offerings are wide and offer something for everyone.

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KFUM Umeå, the founders of Norrland YMCA Hostel, also has a variety of activities to offer.

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