Byxelkrok Tourism, Sweden

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Byxelkrok is a locality situated on the northern end of Öland, Sweden. A picturesque fishing village in Böda socken, Byxelkrok has a small harbor; tourism is an important source of revenue in summer. The town, on the end of County Road 136 from Ottenby, has a hotel complex, restaurants, and camp sites. In summer, there is a ferry service to Oskarshamn on the mainland, and a boat service to Blå Jungfrun in the Kalmar Strait. The name derives from "Byskogskroken", in reference to the bend in the coastline toward the south, to cape Tokenäs, two kilometers south of the Byxelkrok harbor, which formerly had a Viking harbor. According to legend, Viking chieftain Toke landed here but was beaten to death by locals. Byxelkrok is also known for an annual sailing race held in September since the 1960s, a two-day race Västervik - Byxelkrok - Västervik.


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Facts and Stats for Byxelkrok*

  • Pollution Statistics in Byxelkrok

    Know the pollution level of Byxelkrok before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Byxelkrok: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Byxelkrok for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Byxelkrok.

    • Burglary and Theft 87.5 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 62.5 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 62.5 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.5 (High)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 62.5 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 87.5 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 62.5 (High)
  • Living in Byxelkrok - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 33.59 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 17.24 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Byxelkrok

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Byxelkrok

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.36 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 114.72 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 104.83 USD

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