Choose the five-star town of Kalajoki as your home
You will be living by the sea, surrounded by services and tranquil nature. You will work close by, and after a day at work you can reach your home and hobbies quickly. You can easily go and relax at a spa or a concert. When winter comes, you can curl up on your home sofa or head out to the ski tracks and snowy fields.
People of all ages love it here. We take good care of everyone – another advantage of a small town.
You should choose Kalajoki to live the best life you possibly can!
Kalajoki offers fine real estate in the tranquil countryside, the idyllic old town, and close to the sea in the Hiekkasärkät sand dunes and Himanka.
You can build your own home or commission one from a contractor of your choice. If you value local sourcing, skilled builders can be found in Kalajoki.
See the plots and reserve your own plot!
Have your house built by a local constructor
If building is not your thing, Kalajoki also has a number of existing houses and apartments for you to choose from. Choose an apartment from a block of flats or a terraced house, purchase a new detached house or renovate an old wooden house to be your dream home, if you prefer. Kalajoki has the perfect answer for every desire!
Housing for rent
Housing for sale
What’s it like to live in Kalajoki?
Employment and education
Finding a pleasant place to work is important when planning to move to a new town. Kalajoki offers work and business opportunities, particularly in industry, tourism and services and social and health services.
In addition, Hanhikivi 1 power plant, which is being constructed in Pyhäjoki, offers work for constructors, future employees and subcontractor businesses.
After your day at work, your home in Kalajoki will be only 25 minutes away – the commute is perfect for taking your mind off work!
For children, Kalajoki offers high-quality early childhood education, both at public and private day care centres. After completing basic education, young people can continue their studies in an upper secondary school or vocational school.
See available jobs – you can apply right now!
Day care centres, comprehensive schools, an upper secondary school and a vocational school
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You can try out all kinds of activities in Kalajoki, from cultural events to the gym and from parkour to hiking. You can even enjoy your holidays right here.
Kalajoki has been a well-known travel destination since the 19th century. Since time immemorial, the sea and the magnificent Sand Dunes have been attracting visitors here. These days, you can also spend your time off at the adventure park or a spa – every night after work if you so wish.
Explore the opportunities in Kalajoki!
Services for families and children
In our blog series the residents and entrepreneurs of Kalajoki tell about their rewarding life in Kalajoki – by the sea, sandy beach, forests, incredible possibilities for free time activities and high quality services.
See what they have to say about the homely Kalajoki and the fulfilling possibilities it offers you!
The blog series continues, so stay tuned!
Do you have questions? Would you like to hear more about the opportunities offered by Kalajoki?
Moving to a new town often involves many question marks. We want to make your arrival as smooth as possible. Please do not hesitate to contact us!
The City of Kalajoki / New residents’ services
+358 (0) 44 469 1203