2 days in Kotka & Kouvola Itinerary

2 days in Kotka & Kouvola Itinerary

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2 days in Kotka & Kouvola Itinerary

Start: Kotka
— 1 night
train:  45​min
— Few hours
train:  45​min
End: Kotka


Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. On the 19th (Fri), examine the collection at Maritime Centre Vellamo, then get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then let the kids burn off some steam at Katariina Seaside Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Sibelius Park, contemplate the long history of Kotka Church, then take in panoramic vistas at Haukkavuori Lookout Tower, then take a stroll through Hamina Old Town, and finally steep yourself in history at Main Building of Military School.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip planning site .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Kotka. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kouvola.

Things to do in Kotka

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Maritime Centre Vellamo ©
Maritime Centre Vellamo
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Katariina Seaside Park ©
Katariina Seaside Park


Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kouvola travel website .

Drive from Kotka to Kouvola in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Kouvola, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 20th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

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