Umea in Sweden has a very small population of just 110,000 people. However, a high proportion of this population is younger people because of the large university. This is one of many reasons why Umea has been made the European capital of culture 2014. While in Umea, make sure that you check out the international timetable as there is always something going on in the local area. The International Film Festival and Jazz Festival are held in September and October respectively. While there are a few domestic airports in the same area as Umea Airport (UME), there is not an alternative international one. If you are worried about the initial cost of your flights, make sure you check around different dates, times and even carriers to make sure you get the best possible flights in terms of price to the area.
Fly from Las Palmas (LPA) to Umea (UME) with Norwegian (www.norwegian.no)