Umeaa is the largest town in the north of Sweden, home of the famous Umeaa University (the most northern one in Europe). It is a city of knowledge and culture with a multiethnic population, offering world-class art, drama, films, industries, music and research. There are many different sights worth visiting in Umeaa region. At Gammlia, there is Vasterbotten's Museum with its outdoor museum, the Fishing and Maritime Museum, the Swedish Ski Museum and the Art Museum. Holmon and Norrbyskar are two idyllic islands which you can get to by car/bus and ferry. This region offers many exciting outdoor activities and attractive swimming beaches. You can go on an unforgettable canoe trip or go fishing on the coast. There are beautiful hiking trails along the rivers and lakes. If you play golf, you can try five different golf courses from 9 to 27 holes.