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About the region


Kotka-Hamina region is located by the sea and River Kymijoki. The region is formed by the cities of Kotka and Hamina as well as the municipalities of Pyhtää, Virolahti and Miehikkälä.

Here, everything is close by, leaving you more time for the important things in life. The breathtaking nature and highly accessible services ensure that the region is a joy to live in.

We welcome you to live, do business and invest in our diverse region!


Unique location and accessibility. For trade and industry, the location of the region is a wonderful opportunity. It is a short distance to Helsinki and St Petersburg. The Helsinki-Vantaa Airport is located only 130 km away, while the distance to St Petersburg is 250 km. Those who require access by sea are served by the largest universal port in Finland, Port of HaminaKotka Ltd. Plenty of marinas for travel and recreation are sprinkled along the coast. Nothing is too far away. All services are located within a 10–20-minute drive.

Tourist information

Kotka-Hamina Region Tourist Information in wintertime (1 Sep-31 May)

chat online service 
tel. +358 40 135 6588

Tourist Information Office in Spa Hotel Hamina, address: Sibeliuskatu 32
Open: Mon–Sat 8–20 (all year around), tel. +358 40 199 1330

Summer infos:

Summer Office in Kotka is open from June 1st to August 31st, address: Kauppakatu 2
Open: Mon-Fri 10-18 and Sat 10-15, tel. +358 40 135 65 88, 

Summer Tourist Information in Hamina "Lipputorni" is open from June 1st to August 31st, address: Kaivokatu 6
Open: Mon-Fri 9-17, Sat-Sun 10-15, tel. +358 40 577 4472

Summer Tourist Information in Virolahti is open from June 21st to August 8th, address: Virojoentie 15
Open: Mon-Fri 10-18 and Sat-Sun 10-14

Exceptions to opening hours may occur during National Holidays.