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Sapokan Vesipuisto, Kotka

Apart from a small-boat harbour, Sapokka is also an old sea bay refurbished into a charming park area.

  • Parks
Tallinnankatu 12, Kotka
melonta kymijoki

The River Kymijoki is full of rapids where rapids-shooters, canoeists and fishermen will have unforgettable experiences.

  • Sport adventures
  • Surroundings
  • recreational areas
Kymijoki, Kotka

Diverse marsh environment

  • National parks
  • Nature trails
  • recreational areas
Vastilantie 886, Pyhtää
Pyöräily Haminassa

Hamina is an idyllic town with a rich history. The circular town plan of the town centre is unique in the world. The beautiful and versatile nature surrounding the town offers an interesting contrast to the historical centre. Hamina is also an easy place to explore by bicycle.

  • Cycling
Hamina
Kymijoen koskikierros -pyöräilyreitti

The scenic route by the rapids of River Kymijoki (24 KM) consists of different types of roads. Some parts are asphalted, but there are also dirt roads and even some paths. All the indicated routes are in good conditions and can be ridden with a normal city bike.

  • Cycling
  • Sights
River Kymijoki, Kotka
Pyöräilijä Katariinan meripuistossa

Kotka and Hamina have a good and interesting cycling network. The routes provide versatile environments, beautiful sights, urban vibes and also peaceful country scenery.

  • Cycling
Kotka-Hamina region
salpapolku

The 43 km. trail goes through especially picturesque areas with rocks, forests, hills and fields starting from the Harju Manor coast in Virolahti and ending at the lake Syvä Valk-Järvi, right at the board between municipalities of Miehikkälä and Ylämaa (Lappeenranta).

  • Nature trails
  • recreational areas
Katariinankuja 19, Virolahti
ulko-tammio

The Eastern Gulf of Finland has an innumerable number of islands worth visiting, many of which are served by regular traffic.

  • National parks
  • recreational areas
  • boating and archipelago
Eastern Gulf of Finland,
Santalahti Copyright Ilia Voskresensky.JPG

The Santalahti nature trail runs mainly on forest and shore areas owned by the City of Kotka. The forest trail runs through the island to the rocky southern shores of the Gulf of Finland that display fantastic views to the open sea and outer archipelago.

  • Nature trails
  • recreational areas
Santalahdentie 150, Kotka
Portimon polut Haminassa Jukka Koskinen

Portimo is a 8.3 km long hiking trail in Hamina that perfectly suits for a day trip. On your way you will pass upland forests, mixed forests, ponds and lakes and extremely green areas. In early autumn, Portimo trail is a right place for mushroom picking.

  • Nature trails
  • recreational areas
Vehkarinteentie 99, Hamina

Salpa Line: Virolahti Bunker Museum and Salpa Line Museum in Miehikkälä – a treasure trove of military history!

  • Surroundings
  • Nature trails
  • recreational areas
Katariinankuja 19, Virolahti

Maritime Centre Vellamo has attracted attention in Finland and internationally, thanks to its museum exhibitions and award-winning architecture. The wavelike and monumental building rises proudly up to 30 metres with a length of 300 metres in the old City Port of Kotka , near the city centre.

  • Meetings
  • Culture
  • Museums
Tornatorintie 99, Kotka