Moving here

With nature in the knot and close to Boden and Luleå, Unbyn is the ideal place to live in Norrbotten. Schools, preschools and outdoor activities make the village suitable for both children and adults.

Right now there are a few plots available, but on December 1, 2023, the municipality of Boden will release another 16 new plots, see links below for more information.

Unbyn / Avan

Unbyn is a small community beautifully situated on the south side of the Lule River.

The village belongs to a fertile agricultural area with several active farmers.

The village has a pre-school with two departments. The school in the village has 6 years old to middle school. The secondary school is located in Boden and is accessible to students by bus.

In winter, there are fine snowmobile trails and a snowmobile cabin open to the public. There is also a nice floodlit trail with ski trails in winter, a football pitch and a swimming area with a sauna that can be booked. UIF (Unbyn’s sports association) is mainly active in football and has several talented women’s and men’s teams. There is also an active skiing section that trains everything from our youngest abilities to keen exercisers. The section organizes the KM in skiing every year. UIF has a good cooperation with the neighboring village of Avan, which also offers sports such as basketball and hockey.

The gymnasium is the venue for pub nights and communal activities for the village. You can also rent the premises for your own events. There is a fully equipped kitchen.

Today, about 650 people live in the village.

Avan is located on the south side of the Lule River between Luleå and Boden along road 616.

You can get to and from Avan by ferry (or ice road in winter) from Södra Sunderbyn. The village is located in the scenic landscape with proximity to water and forest. Avan has a pre-school and primary school (F-6). In Avan there is local involvement and an active association life that contributes to increased community and activities.

Experience Unbyn

Click on the link below to watch a movie with views from Unbyn.

Living here!

Living in Boden and Luleå

Below are links to information about moving to and living in the municipality of Boden and the municipality of Luleå.

Moving to Boden

Municipality of Boden

Moving to Luleå

Luleå municipality