7 days in Kotka Itinerary

7 days in Kotka Itinerary

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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. Take a break from the city and head to Riverside Park and Arboretum Mustila. Attractions like Beach Mansikkalahti and Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Kotka's surroundings by going to The Astuvansalmi rock paintings (in Ristiina), Lappeenranta (Lappeen Marian kirkko, Sandcastle Lappeenranta, & more) and Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala). Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Valkmusa National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kotka Church, steep yourself in history at Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, learn about all things military at Bunker Museum, and wander the streets of Linden Esplanade.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kotka travel route planner.

If you are flying in from Sweden, the closest major airports are Helsinki Vantaa Airport, Tampere-Pirkkala Airport and Turku Airport. In July, daytime highs in Kotka are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Hamina, Lappeenranta, Virolahti, Valkmusa National Park, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
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Salpa Line Museum