Gammelstad Church Towns official Web site

Welcome to the World Heritage site of Gammelstad Church Town!

Drop-in guided tours summer 2015


Visitor Centre (located on the church square) offers information, exhibition and short films, gift shop and guided site tours. Tickets for the guided tours are 80 SEK each and can be purchased at Visitor Centre before the start of the tour. Free of charge for children aged 16 and below. For the tour at 19.00 you have to buy tickets before 18.30. 

6th June - 31st August
Monday - Friday at 11.00, 13.00, 15.00 and 19.00
Saturday - Sunday at 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00

1st September - 30 September
Monday - Thursday at 13.00
Saturday - Sunday at 15.00

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Visitor Centre, Kyrktorget 1, SE-954 33 Gammelstad Tel +46 (0)920-45 70 10 | gammelstad@lulea.se
World Heritage logo of UNESCO

UNESCO added Gammelstad church town to their world heritage list in 1996 - motivated by its outstanding universal value and its relevance to all mankind.

The Gammelstad site is the world's most extensive and best preserved example of a church town, with more than 400 church cottages gathered around a medieval stone church.

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Clip from film "My church cottage - our world heritage"

Link to reservation enquiry
Link to page where you can order brochures about Gammelstad Church Town
Link to page where you can download the brochure about Gammelstad Church Town