Lulea is a Baltic Sea port and city in northern Sweden (Norrbotten County). By population (around 50,000) the city is ranked Sweden's 25th largest and Norbotten's largest. By annual shipping volumes, Port Lulea (locode SELLA) is ranked Sweden's 7th-largest.
As cruise port, Lulea is visited by smaller-sized ships and superyachts. Next table shows a 15-day itinerary (roundtrip from Germany) included in the 2022 schedule of the luxury travel brand Hapag-Lloyd Cruises (ship Hanseatic Spirit). Early booking prices started from EUR 9650/USD 11150 per person with double occupancy.
|Date / Time||Port|
|04 Feb 19:00||Departing from Hamburg, Germany|
|05 Feb||Kiel Canal|
|07 Feb 11:00 - 19:00||Stockholm, Sweden|
|08 Feb 14:00 - 19:00||Sundsvall, Sweden|
|10 Feb 07:00 - 11 Feb 19:00 (overnight)||Lulea|
|12 Feb 07:00 - 20:00||Kemi, Finland|
|13 Feb 07:00 - 18:00||Oulu, Finland|
|15 Feb 08:00 - 13:00||Rauma, Finland|
|17 Feb 08:00 - 23:59||Copenhagen, Denmark|
|19 Feb 08:00||Arriving in Hamburg|
Lulea Airport is approx 7 km (4 mi) southeast of downtown (near Kallax) and by annual passenger traffic is ranked Sweden's 5th-largest (around 1,2 million pax per year) as well as Norrland's largest. The airport is also used by Norrbotten Wing (Swedish Air Force command/aka F21). Regularly scheduled domestic flights link to Stockholm, Goteborg, Pajala. Seasonal regular flights link to the UK (London). Seasonal charter flights link to Spain's Canaries (Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura), Greece (Rhodes Island, Samos Island, Cyprus Island/Larnaca, Crete Island/ Chania), Turley (Antalya).
Lulea received town status in 1621 and started to expand in the late-19th-century as the industries started to grow. Most of the town was destroyed during the fire in 1887. The current-day city's economy is based largely on trade, science research, steel industry (SSAB), engineering and automotive industry (Scania Ferruform, Gestamp), education (University of Technology), IT industry, services. Curiously, in Lulea was opened the world's first shopping mall (in 1955). The city is popular among domestic tourists for its annual festivals, most of which are held at the harbor.
Port Lulea cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Lulea, Sweden. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|10 February, 2024|