SIGHTS AND ACTIVITIES IN KYMENLAAKSO
ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS TO EVERYBODY
Kymenlaakso region offers a wide range of activities and attractions to suit all tastes. Attached some links to attractions and events in the region. We are happy to help you to choose the best experience for your holiday.
In the vicinity of the rental cottages there are plenty of activity opportunities. In Kotka city there is a Golf course and in Porvoo and in Hamina there are the nearest ski slopes. Adventurous Kymijoki also offers white-water rafting and canoeing.
BEAUTIFUL ARCHIPEALGO, FISHING and BOATING OPPORTUNITIES
Kymenlaakso offers travelers superb outdoor, fishing and boating opportunities. Travelers can enjoy island cruises, nature parks and diverse landscapes of Kymenlaakso. Kymijoki is well known for its fish and some people say it is the best Southern Finland salmon fishing spot. From the Kymi river you can catch pike, perch, whitefish, pike-perch and bream.
MUSEUMS AND LUSH PARKS in KOTKA
Upstream the Kymi River, on the Langinkoski riverbank, there is the Alexander III imperial fishing lodge, which now serves as a museum. The city of Kotka also has a lot of interesting museums, lush parks and the archipelago idyll on offer. Maritime Centre Vellamo is a combination of several exhibitions, where visitors can learn about the history and present of Finnish shipping. The Vellamo museum ships docked at the pier are one of the most significant Finnish museum ships. There is the world’s oldest icebreaker Tarmo and the historic Border Guard vessel Goldeneye. A Family-friendly tourist destination worth visiting is also the Aquarium House Maretarium, where you can admire the Finnish fish.