SIGHTS IN KYMENLAAKSO
Activities and sights for the whole family in Kymenlaakso
Kymenlaakso is a versatile and interesting tourist destination that offers a lot to see and experience. This beautiful province is located in southern Finland and is especially known for its historical attractions, natural beauty and lively cultural life. This article has compiled the most interesting sights and places in Kymenlaakso that are definitely worth a visit. Attached are links to attractions and events in the area. We are happy to help you choose pleasant experiences for your vacation.
The closest ski slopes are located in Porvoo’s Kokonniemi and Hamina’s Reitkalli. In Porvoo, the Kokonniemi skiing center offers mountain bike trails for summer adventurers, and the lifts in the bike park carry bikes up to the top if you wish.
Pyhtää has EagelKarting, which operates on a subscription basis. It is located along Kymijoki in Strömfors in an old factory area in a hall. The track is about 300 meters long and the entire track is equipped with guardrails and safety areas. EagleKarting also rents electrically assisted Mad Croc Fat Electric Bikes. Contact and additional information +358405163632
Wind tunnel flights and indoor surfing
Pyhtää also has the Aeronautica arena, which offers indoor surfing and wind tunnel flights. Aeronautica Arena is an event- and experience center that offers a unique range of flying activities and versatile settings for corporate events. At the heart of Aeronautica is a free-fall flight tunnel, Finland’s largest indoor surfing area, a virtual game arena and a bistro-style “Aeronamnam” restaurant. The selection of activities includes e.g. flight experiences with a helicopter, electric bike rental, kayaking and boat trips on Kymijoki, and team games depending on the season. Address is Kotitie 10, Pyhtää. +358 41 315 6664
Golf, frisbee-golf and river rafting
There is a Golf course in Kotka. For those in need of excitement, Kymijoki offers rafting and kayaking or canoeing. City bikes are also available for rent in Kotka.
Kumparepuisto in Hiidenkirnuntie, located in the Otsola district of Kotka, offers frisbee-golf. Kumparepuisto has a 12-lane course that offers challenges, but is also suitable for beginners. The hills of the park rise to a height of about 45 meters above sea level, and the park offers great views over the Karhula district all the way to the sea
Merikeinu Alpakka farm
There is an alpaca farm Merikeinu in Hamina. At the alpaca farm, you can experience safe and empowering animal encounters for both adults and children. In addition to alpaca experiences, animal-assisted wellness, recreation and work well-being activities are available.
Attractions and Kymenlaakso sights
In the neighborhood of the rental cottages there are plenty of activities and the Kotka-Hamina region’s nature offers great outdoor recreation and boating opportunities. In Kotka there are a lot of interesting museums, lush parks and a beautiful archipelago.
Fishing services and Kymenlaakso archipelago
Kymenlaakso’s marine nature offers travelers great outdoor and boating opportunities. Travelers can enjoy archipelago cruises, nature parks and diverse Kymenlaakso landscapes. Known for its fish, Kymijoki is the best place for salmon fishing in Southern Finland. In addition, you can catch pike, perch, whitefish, zander and bream from the river. Kymijoki is one of Finland’s largest rivers, and it offers wonderful scenery and versatile activities. There are several hiking and cycling routes along the river, along which you can get to know the surroundings of Kymijoki. In addition to fishing, you can also paddle and row in the river. Kymijoki is an excellent place for relaxation and refreshment.
Kaunissaari is a wonderful maritime summer paradise in the Eastern Gulf of Finland. You can get to the island either by your own boat or by shared boat from Kuusinen in Kotka, according to the schedules. The island’s small marina has several berths and toilets and washrooms for guest boaters. The island has an archipelago museum and a shop, a cafe and a restaurant.
For those interested in fishing, Kymenlaakso offers unforgettable fishing experiences led by a professional fishing guide. Come and enjoy an unforgettable day fishing at the best fishing spots in the region. Jump aboard an experienced lure fisherman and a fishing guide from the cottage’s pier or another agreed place.
Events, things to do and other wonderful things in Kymenlaakso
- Kymijoki river rafting
- Kotka sights
- Motka Maritime festival
- Maritime Centre Vellamo
- Maretarium aquarium
- Uuperi Skiing slopes in Reitkalli
- Kokonniemi skiing resort in Porvoo
- Strömfors iron mill
- Tykkimäki amusement park in Kouvola
- Mustila Arboretum
- Mustila winery
- Valkmusa national park
- Salpa line and bunker museum