Lycksele is a town in Västerbotten County in northern Sweden with 8,500 inhabitants. Lycksele municipality, Lycksele kommun, contains large tracts of sparsely populated nature, with 12,000 inhabitants in total.
Lycksele is the dominant settlement in southern Lappland, and has a decent service sector for its size.
There are three daily trains and up to ten regional express buses from Umeå on weekdays. Typically, there are also one to three buses per day from smaller inland towns such as Hemavan, Sorsele, Storuman and Vilhelmina. Both buses and trains stop at 2 Lycksele Resecentrum. Tickets are timetables are available from Länstrafiken Västerbotten.
Outdoor life is the main pastime here.
- Bodils vandrarhem, Skogsmogens väg 11, ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a hostel which is very much appreciated and it has by most the best Northern feeling to offer.
- 1 Hotell Lappland, Korpberget 1, ☏ . A major hotel and conference center with great views over the river.