Archipelago boat traffic

Archipelago traffic
  • Saaristoliikenne Kotka

Varissaari Island -  Fort Elisabeth

Varissaari Island is located within 10 min ride from Sapokka port in Kotka. M/S Klippan runs the service to Varissaari thoughtout the summer. Check timetables: www.varissaari.com. On Varissaari Island there are remains of fortresses from the era of the Ruotsinsalmi naval battles. Island located right outside the centre of Kotka and is a popular place for outing. At the island you will find: summer restaurant Vaakku, beach, beach volley court, campfire site.

Kotka -Lehmäsaari island - Kirkonmaa island - Rankki island 

M/S Jaana is commuting between Sapokka port in Kotka and Rankki Island in summer. The trip time is approx. 45 min. Check M/S Jaana timetable.

Lehmäsaari island - the lagoon-shaped bay and swimming beaches provide a great opportunity to spend a summer day in the natural environment. On the island: beach, campfire site, nature paths, camping possibility

Rankki fortress island  - the old army island has been opened to the public. On the island: restaurant, small shop, accommodation services

Kirkonmaa island the old army island has been opened to the public.

Commuter ferry to islands Haapasaari, Kaunissaari and Kuutsalo

Regular ferry traffic runs throughout the year, departure from Kuusinen port in Kotka. Timetables can be seen on the Finferries website. The ferry is free of charge.

Kaunissaari island - Popular island for spending holidays and idyllic fisherman’s village located within an hour trip from Kotka. Dry peaty forests are characteristic for Kaunissaari and fine sandy beaches for its Nothern and Eastern coasts. On the island: archipelago museum, shop, cafe, summer restaurant, cottages, camping possibility www.kaunissaari.fi 

Kuutsalo island - There are interesting nature and good sandy beaches on Kuutsalo Island. Hundreds of summer inhabitants live on the island in summertime. On the island: beach, camping possibility.

Tammio and Ulko-Tammio Island (from Tervasaari, Hamina)

M/S Vikla runs service on this route thoughtout the summer from Tervasaari port in Hamina. Check timetables of M/S Vikla. 

Tammio island - authentic archipelago spirit is felt in fisherman’s village of Tammio. Local arts-and crafts museum is located in old fisherman’s hut.

Ulkotammio island Gem of Eastern Gulf of Finland national park with harsh beach cliffs and bristly deciduous woodland. Museum artillery and a cave from times of the second world war tell about war history of the Ulkotammio island.

On the island: campfire site, toilet, information point, nature trail, camping possibility, open Wilderness Hut, 6 person

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