The region of Kymenlaakso in Finland is situated in the south part of the country by the sea and the River Kymijoki. Explore the live webcams to see the best spots in this beautiful region with two capitals - Kotka and Kouvola.
Kotka is a major port city on the Gulf of Finland with many cultural places and stunning parks. In Kouvola, on the Kymijoki River, visitors enjoy the Verla Groundwood and Board Mill - representing a small-scale rural industrial community of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Among its tourist attractions is the delightful Santalahti nature trail.
Other major city in Kymenlaakso is Hamina, where you will see the Monumental Flag of Finland - the largest flag in Europe, as well as historical landmarks namely the Hamina Fortress, and the distinctive circular town plan.
Population: approximately 174,000 people
Capital: Kotka, Kouvola
Other major cities: Hamina
Main attractions: Parks of Kokta, Langinkosk Imperial fishing lodge, Kotka Maretarium (aquarium), Maritime Centre Vellamo (museum), Verla mill museum, Varissaari Island - Fort Elisabeth, Hamina Fortress and Old Centre, Valkmusa National Park, Sapokka Water Garden
Nearest Airports: Lappeenranta Airport (LPP - Lappeenrannan lentoasema)