6 days in Kotka & Puumala Itinerary

6 days in Kotka & Puumala Itinerary

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6 days in Kotka & Puumala Itinerary

Start: Kouvola
train:  1​h
1
Kotka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Puumala
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Kouvola

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. Santalahti Nature Trail has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, stroll around Katariina Seaside Park, and then trek along Santalahti Nature Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): stroll around Riverside Park, get engrossed in the history at Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum, then have some family-friendly fun at Sirius Sport Resort, and finally head off the coast to Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka day trip planner .

You can take a train from Kouvola to Kotka in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Kotka, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Puumala.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Sirius Sport Resort
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Sirius Sport Resort ©
Sirius Sport Resort

2
nights
Puumala

Puumala ©
You've now added Puumalan Lake to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): snap pictures at Puumalansalmen silta ja nakoalahissi and then don't miss a visit to Viewing Platform in Puumala. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, cruise along Puumalan Lake, and then cruise along Lietvesi Scenic Road.

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Getting from Kotka to Puumala by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puumala

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

The Astuvansalmi rock paintings, Linnansaari National Park
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Puumalan Lake ©
Puumalan Lake
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park
The Astuvansalmi rock paintings ©
The Astuvansalmi rock paintings