4 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

4 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

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4 days in Finnish Archipelago Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Helsinki

3
nights
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. Get some historical perspective at Kotka Church and Loviisan kirkko. Discover out-of-the-way places like Salpa Line Museum and Hamina Town Hall. Get out of town with these interesting Kotka side-trips: Lotta Museum (in Tuusula) and The Finnish Railway Museum (in Hyvinkaa). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Hamina Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, stroll through Santalahti Nature Trail, and take in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade.

Before you visit Kotka, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Helsinki to Kotka is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In May in Kotka, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Hamina, Loviisan kirkko, Lotta Museum, Salpa Line Museum, The Finnish Railway Museum
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St. Nicholas Orthodox Church ©
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Lotta Museum ©
Lotta Museum

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