Kalajoki, situated in the Province of Oulu in Finland, is a widely known and popular summer destination. It has a population of about 12,000 people. The town of Kalajoki dates back as far as the 16th century. Although originally focused on forest industry and farming, the Kalajoki known today is very highly dependent on tourism and travelers though there are still weekly farmer's markets through the spring and summer.
The prices for Kalajoki hostels are generally the same as in other places in Finland. While a bit on the expensive side, hostels are the best value option for the budget-minded traveler. Kalajoki is served by buses, but does not have its own airport. The nearest one is in Kruunupyy, about 90 kilometers away.
Kalajoki is located in the Pohjanmaa/ Ostrobothnia region (the northern part of middle Finland). There are many of hiking options in Kalajoki (as in most of Finland) info centers in the area can provide you details about trails.
When you visit a Kalajoki hostel in the summertime, your entertainment choices are plentiful. The city offers the longest sand beaches in all of Finland. There are also water parks and spas. Kalajoki is often referred to as the sunniest city in Finland.
Other activities near your Kalajoki hostel include golf, frisbee golf, rollerskating, beach volley, soccer, 4x4 rides, and so forth. There are plenty of scheduled events for the whole summer, and Kalajoki is also a place to see a show in a Summer Theatre.