Umea HolidaysSweden
First and foremost a college town, Umea is both modern and urban, a stark contrast to the barren sterility of Sweden's north. After all, it won the title of Culture Capital of Europe -- and its many museums, a thriving metal music scene (there's an annual metalfest), and showcases of …

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How to get to Umea

Here's what you need to know about getting to Umea. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Umea takes 4 hours, 40 minutes.

When to go to Umea

Typical Holiday Price

£631 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Umea varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

December

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - December is the cheapest month to go to Umea.

Where to stay in Umea

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Umea, according to other travellers.

Reviews of Umea

Jin Kim
Jin KimSan Carlos
02/12/2011

I was here in Jan for a work trip... and wasn't prepared. Didn't have a heavy jacket or scarf. Wow, was it cold. The buses run on ethanol and spew big white puffy exhaust. The hardy local students ride their bikes - with studded tires. Crazy cold. And the sun didn't come up until 10am.

Lily Smith
Lily SmithUppsala
27/10/2011

Cosy small town.

Barbara Navarro
Barbara Navarro
02/12/2018

 One pass, you can see auroras with luck, wonderful people, we could skate in the Nydala lake, the cabins and the Nordic environment surrounded by spectacular fir forests, dreamy sunsets and freezing temperatures

Rustam  Vosilov
Rustam Vosilov
09/03/2013

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