Kalix is beautifully situated where the impressive and pristine Kalix River flows into the Gulf of Bothnia.
The dialect spoken is slow and thoughtful; you should not let yourself be fooled by that. Here it’s often quickly between decision and action. In Kalix there is a democratic culture that permeates throughout the Kalix municipality and citizens are active in influencing decisions and changes.
The waters around Kalix are hiding fabulous riches. There are a lot of wild salmon and you've probably heard of, perhaps even eaten the gold of the sea - Kalix bleak roe. Kalix bleak roe is unique and will therefore be origin protected under the EU standard.
The proximity to the East has characterized Kalix and the old wars against Russia has left its mark. In the area there are graves of Russian soldiers who perished on Swedish soil. And according to legend, there should be spoils of Russian gold buried in the woods north of Pålänge. Still it attracts people into the forest to dig for gold.
In Kalix, you don’t need not choose between coastal or river - here you’ll find both of them. Let yourself be surprised by the adventure and tranquillity in an environment where our guests always at the centre. We look forward to seeing you - welcome!