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Along the River Kymijoki

First there was the River Kymijoki. Then came the factories. The manufacture of paper has fallen and that of pulp has grown, but life continues in the old factory buildings.

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Virtakiven Sauna

Located in an idyllic spot by the river, the former sauna and laundry building of the Kymiyhtiö company’s staff now houses a summer café, a restaurant for private and corporate events, a coffee roastery, conference and exhibition rooms and a bar in the yard.

Brejlinintie 8, Kuusankoski

 

KoskiGolf

On the KoskiGolf home ground in the Eerolan Golfkeskus you can enjoy a good game of golf in the middle of the beautiful scenery of the River Kymijoki. It has putting and chipping greens, a practice bunker and room to work on your 100 metre approach shots.

Eerolanväylä 126, Kuusankoski 

 

Taideruukki

Taideruukki is a centre for art and crafts located in the former warehouse of UPM Kymmene in the Kymin Ruukki area. There you will find crafts workshops, boutiques, art galleries and the popular concert venue Pato Klubi.

Kyminväylä 2, Kuusankoski 

 

Villa Kymin Huvila

Previously the official premises of the Kymi company, this villa is now a beautiful restaurant. It serves lunch and has an à la carte menu for evenings. This manor-like Kymi villa also offers accommodation.

Ahlmanintie 1, Kuusankoski 

 

Myllykosken seuratalo village hall

The paper mill died but the village hall came back to life and acts as a dance venue. The village of Myllykoski is buzzing with life elsewhere too, thanks to the Reuna publishing company and the Bon Bon Café & Bakery.

Myllykoskentie 3, Myllykoski

 

Ankkapurha Culture Park

The Anjala Manor, Café Makasiinikahvila, Youth Centre Anjala, walking routes using the CityNomadi app and the Ankkapurha Industrial Museum located in the Stora Enso factory area.

Ankkapurhantie 15, Anjala