Seaside town Hamina
You are invited to experience the unique circular town within the Fortress, the world-class Hamina Bastion Event Arena and the international, colorful history of Hamina! In additional to its circular streets, the Hamina is known for the garrison inside of town. The lively Hamina harbor is a gateway to the world.
You are warmly welcome to Hamina, the place to meet happy people!
Eat & drink at charismatic Hamina cafes and relaxed restaurants
Sit down with the locals for a cup of coffee at the Market Square and try out delicious local products. The many buffet-style venues offer an easy solution for lunch time, and when you are ready for a mouth-watering pastry, pop into a quaint cafe.
A charming restaurant located on one of the circular streets will satiate you after an active day in Hamina. You can also grab dinner to go and enjoy it in one of the lovely parks or by the seaside.
Engaging museums of Hamina
Hamina’s history is full of captivating events, ranging from the building of the fortress and three great fires to noble families. The museums in town offer the chance to step in and experience the history of Hamina.
A distinctive feature of Hamina is the garrison in the middle of town. Learn about the history of Reserve Officer Training at the Reserve Officer Training Museum. The Wanha Veteraani United Nations Peacekeeping Museum introduces you to the history of peacekeeping and crisis management operations in which Finnish Peacekeepers have taken part.
Enjoy priceless outdoor activities
Enjoy world-class nature and sport activities in Hamina! Whether it be a relaxed walk on the Fortress Trail within the town, a bike ride to explore the local countryside or a trip out to the archipelago, Hamina offers diverse opportunities for sport and nature activities.
A dip in the pool at the local Hamina Spa will surely be relaxing after your busy day.
Tours around town and other bookable activities
Experience Hamina in a different way – book a guided tour with a local guide around the local historical sites and museums. Venture outside of Hamina to the quaint countryside towns. How does a ride on an alpaca sound? Take some time to encounter the Hamina area in a way that appeals to you!
Accommodation just the way you choose
Would you like to experience spending the night in old police headquarters or in an authentic peacekeeper’s bed? Or do you dream of the comfort of a hotel, preferably after a visit to a spa? Hamina also offers four different campgrounds for more rustic accommodations, as well as many kinds of cabins with both lake and seashore views.
World-class events year round
Hamina is your destination of choice when seeking top-quality cultural experiences! The Hamina Bastion is an impressive and unique events venue within the historical Hamina Fortress, right in the center of town.
Shop in quaint shops while enjoying the atmosphere of the historical town!
Hamina is an international town with small boutiques experienced in offering excellent service. You will certainly be inspired and make great finds!
Book your holiday to Hamina
Book your holiday accommodation and activities in advance
Plan and book your exciting Hamina vacation with ease through the VisitKotkaHamina online shop. You can plan your stay and activities to suit your own timetables or reserve a ready-made package that interests you.
Welcome to Hamina – the world-class small town!