Up, Out & Away!

Vibrant city life or nature’s tranquility – in Lahti region you can experience both.

Urban city culture is present in the many events, bars and award winning tastes in the area.
Region’s versatile nature between the ridges and lakes can suprise the unexpectant nature traveller. The leisurely wilderness treks and ski safaris are all available only an hour away from Helsinki.



What you feel like doing today?


Winter sports in Messilä

Enjoy different winter activies in the biggest Ski Resort of Southern Finland! See the beautiful frozen landscape from top of Messilä or enjoy some cross-country skiing in deep woods.


Feel the Finnish nature

Find the hidden nature gems around Lahti. Take a hike in Lapakisto or night walk in mysterious swamp of Linnaistensuo!


Inside activities doesn't need a rain check!

There is plenty of inside activies to do in Lahti! How about some bouldering or karting?



Skiing around Lahti!

Woods of Salpauselkä offers almost endless tracks for skiing. At heart winter you can also go skiing in the frozen surface of Vesijärvi. 


Ice skating around Lahti!

There is many rinks aroud Lahti that offer free ground for some ice skating! The frozen surface of Vesijärvi also has skating tracks at heart winter!



Looking for a real adveture?  Would you like to experience the thrill of driving a snowmobile through snowy forests and over frozen lakes?


Tips & links - recommended by locals

Lahti people made a Top 5 Must Dos how to spend your free time and make the most of your stay in Lahti region.

5 Must Dos!

1. Skating on Lake Vesijärvi
2. See the best gigs in town
3. Skiing on the Lake Vesijärvi
4. Explore local boutiques shops
5. Have leisurely lunch on best restaurants


Ice-fishing trips

Drill a hole through the ice, wait patiently as enjoying a beautiful landscape on ice with a hot chocolate and a sandwich. That’s what a winter day should be!