The lost fortress city of Ruotsinsalmi, guided tour

    Experience the lost fortress city of Ruotsinsalmi

    2 hours

    Easy

    Description

    After the great naval battles of the Swedish Strait in 1790, the Russian Empress Catherine the Great ordered the Kotka area to be fortified. During this tour, you will learn about the history of the fortress and the remaining structures, as well as hear stories about the life of the big city of that time.

    Guided bus tour with a 20-40-seater. Operated by Heino Tours Finland. The guidance is provided by an authorized Kotka guide. The trip starts at Merikeskus Vellamo. During this tour, you will get to know the fortresses and other structures of that time and hear the stories hidden in them. During the trip, we will walk a few times to get to know the destinations in more detail.

    Included

    The price includes guided bus tour to the fortresses of Ruotsinsalmi.

    Please note

    Tour includes short walking at some parks of Kotka. 

    Essentials to pack for an activity

    Please wear clothes according to the weather. 

    Meeting points

    Possible starting points for this experience:
    Meeting at Maritime Center Vellamo
    Tornatorintie 99 a
    Kotka

    The lost fortress city of Ruotsinsalmi, guided tour

    2 hours

    Easy

    place

    Kotka

    starting at

    EUR 400.00