Kotka-Hamina region - the real Finland!
Kotka-Hamina region is situated on the southeast coast of Finland, on the shores of the Baltic Sea. It consists of the cities of Kotka and Hamina and the municipalities of Pyhtää, Miehikkälä & Virolahti. Kotka–Hamina is an attractive seaside region with a laid-back islander lifestyle and a strong maritime culture. This compact yet diverse area offers untouched wilderness in a natural environment, a breathtaking archipelago, the best fishing and rafting on the River Kymijoki, urban parks and unique historical sights. Only 1 hour drive from Helsinki area and 3 hour drive from St. Petersburg.