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Kalmar - Summer City of the Year

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Congratulations Kalmar - Summer City of the Year!

For the fourth year in a row, Kalmar is proclaimed The Summer City of the Year in Reseguidens voting. At First Hotels – we like that!

Are you looking for a hotel in Kalmar? First Hotel Witt is centrally located near the Kalmar Cathedral at Stortorget, close to Kalmar Castle, shopping, entertainment, music festivals, sunny beaches and everything else you want to experience in a real summer city.

With its location on the Swedish east coast close to Öland and The Kingdom of Crystal (Glasriket) in Småland, Kalmar is the perfect travel destination. Here you will find history, culture, the tranquillity of nature and exciting events within easy reach. In short, there are plenty of things to do in Kalmar.

Attractions such as Kalmar Castle, the Gustav Vasa Monument, Kalmar Cathedral and Kalmar Art Museum are popular tourist destinations that can easily be combined with exciting events such as open-air music at Larmtorget, Kalmar City Festival or any of the city's sporting events.

For the fourth year in a row, Kalmar is proclaimed as The Summer City of the Year in Reseguidens voting, and we strongly suggest that you take a trip to Kalmar this summer.

Stay at the classic First Hotel Witt, dating back to the 17th century and enjoy to be close to most attractions. The hotel offers large conference rooms and several of the hotel rooms overlook the harbour and the inlet of Kalmarsund. First Hotel in Kalmar is located by the cathedral and the city's the main square.

Photo credit: Magnus Bremefors