The vibrant small town of Piteå is situated on the beautiful coast of the county of Norrbotten approximately 900 km north of Stockholm and 130 km south of the Artic Circle. The town is easily accessible by air, a flight from Stockholm Arlanda takes just over one hour and you reach the town by 40-minute shuttle connection from Luleå Airport.
The town of Piteå offers an exciting mix of activities and events that shift with the seasons. The summer offers sunshine, the sea, swimming and a 5 km sandy beach commonly known as the Riviera of the North. The sub-arctic winter offers darkness and tranquility and the opportunity to ski and get around on snowmobiles.
The municipality has 40 981 residents of whom about 25 000 live in Piteå itself. It is the friendliness, optimism, the lust for life and sense of purpose of the residents that make the town of Piteå something out of the ordinary. We bid you a warm welcome ¬ since that’s what the people of Piteå are most fond of saying!