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melonta kymijoki

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

  • Sport adventures
  • Surroundings
  • recreational areas

Diverse marsh environment

  • National parks
  • Nature trails
  • recreational areas
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
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
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
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

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

  • Surroundings
  • Nature trails
  • recreational areas

Along the nature trail in Turkia (approx. 25 km from the centre of Hamina), there is a lean-to, campfire site and latrine. The area is also suited for winter hiking. The nature trail is 1.8 km long and provided with signposts.

  • recreational areas
Kirkkojärven luontopolku Hamina

A nature trail that goes around lake Kirkkojärvi starts right adjacent to the centre of Hamina. The nature trail traverses a valuable nature reserve and other nearby areas. Along the nature trail are seven information boards that tell about the nature and history of the area.

  • Nature trails
Luontokuva

The Taskali nature trail introduces the lush grove environment of Taskalinmäki and the unique common alder area near the pond. Along the trail there are 22 information boards that describe the local nature, fauna and culture.

  • Nature trails
Saaristoliikenne kuva Jukka Koskinen

Archipelago traffic timetables 2018 to Kotka-Hamina region archipelago

  • Archipelago traffic
  • Sights
  • Archipelago
  • Nature
  • boating and archipelago
ulko-tammio

Ulko-Tammio – a summer's day maritime gem

  • Archipelago
  • Nature trails
  • recreational areas
  • boating and archipelago