See and do

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

Diverse marsh environment

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

Welcome to a cycling trip through the lively and attractive towns and rural municipalities in the Kotka–Hamina region – Kotka, Hamina, Pyhtää, Virolahti and Miehikkälä. Over 600 km of cycling routes and accommodation sites are marked on the Bed & Bike map to make planning easier for you.

  • Cycling
Sapokka, Kotka

Kotka National Urban Park is the seventh urban park in Finland and was established on the 29th of September in 2014 in the Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge for the Russian Tsar Alexander III now a national heritage area.

  • Culture
  • Parks
  • Surroundings
Kotka
Kymi Sinfonietta

The Kymi Sinfonietta - International top orchestra in Kymenlaakso! Concerts performed with ardent passion bring you tunes ranging from beloved classics to groovy sounds – joy and
energy of live music!

  • Culture
Keskuskatu 33, Kotka

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

Maretarium – fantastic underwater world of Finnish fishes

  • Sights
  • Museums
Sapokankatu 2, Kotka