Umeå has a vibrant centre with almost 300 shops, cafés and restaurants. All major chains are here but it ́s the unique and special boutiques that will awaken your lust to shop.

1) Eljest
Translated into english Eljest means different. Here you will find Swedish design at its best where designers, artisans and producers from our region fuse traditional designs and crafts with modern flare and continental influences.

2) DUÅ
This is your personal vendor in Umeå. The shelves are packed with delicious goods from Northern Sweden. Cheese, tender meat, oils, roasted cofee and much more.

3) Burmans skivaffär
The oldest record store in Sweden can be found in Umeå. If you like pop, jazz, soul, blues and country this is where to make a stop when in town.

4) Hemslöjden
This is the place to find the perfect present or keepsake, handicraft articles wich bear traces of soulful mental activity and industrious workmanship, beautiful to look at, pleasant to handle and practical to use.

5) Frukthörnan
Frukthörnan is the oldest store in Umeå and very popular among locals. Here you will find all different kinds of chocolate and other treats!