6 days in Kymenlaakso Itinerary

6 days in Kymenlaakso Itinerary

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6 days in Kymenlaakso Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  18​h
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Newark


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. Visit St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Salpa Line Museum and Bunker Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotka: Marian Kirkko (in Hamina) and Arboretum Mustila (in Elimaki). Spend the 13th (Sun) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. The adventure continues: make a trip to St. John's Church, trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kymi Church, and admire the striking features of Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kotka trip itinerary planner .

Newark, USA to Kotka is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Kotka is 7 hours. Traveling from Newark in September, expect nights in Kotka to be little chillier, around 46°F, while days are cooler, around 59°F. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hamina, Valkmusa National Park, Arboretum Mustila, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Bunker Museum
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Salpa Line Museum ©
Salpa Line Museum
Bunker Museum ©
Bunker Museum