Spectacular Finnish Nature

Several national parks, nature trails, vast bodies of water and versatile fitness trails. Päijät-Häme offers the magnificent Päijänne National park and Evo hiking area in addition to several other beautiful trails.

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HIKING TRAILS AND INTERESTING NATURAL SIGHTS

 
Evo

Hiking trails

The amazing ridge terrain on the Lahti Region offers a vast network of trails for nature lovers. You can choose from national parks, smaller nature reservation areas and nature trails even in the city.

 
Lapakisto

Nature sights

Visit the 8 km long Pulkkilanharju ridge, Kelvenne ridge island, Pirunpesä and many other rare and breathtaking sights.

 

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Kelvenne

Päijänne National Park

Beautiful waterscapes in Padasjoki and Asikkala. Päijänne National Park includes over 50 uninhabited islands! At summer time you can take a boat ride to Kelvenne ridge island by boat from Padasjoki harbour.

 
Evo

Evo hiking area

Evo is a great network of hiking trails, spreading all the way to Padasjoki and Asikkala. You can see wide range of typical southern Finland nature along the trails.

 
Pirunpesä

Amazing Pirunpesä in Hollola

In Pirunpesä, formed by the Ice Age, there are 5 to 10 meters high, almost vertical, cracked walls.

 
Lapakisto

Lapakisto Nature Reservation Area

This rugged and beautiful Pitkäjärvenvuori hill and Lapkisto area is located in Nastola, just 10 km from Lahti city centre.

 
Teuronjoki

Teuronjoki River

This popular canoeing route starts from Hämeenkoski, Hollola.

 
Pulkkilanharju

Pulkkilanharju ridge in Asikkala

This magnificient, 8 km long ridge, formed by the Ice Age, is one of the most beautiful scenery roads in Finland.

 
Kiikunlähde

Mystic Kiikunlähde spring in Hollola

The biggest well pond in Finland is a mystic and magical place to visit. The pond does not freeze even in the winter.

 
Linnaistensuo

Linnaistensuo swamp

Popular hiking destination just a few kilometres from Lahti city centre. The nature reservation area is a good example of swamp nature.

 
Lehmusreitti

Lehmusreitti hiking trail

A versatile hiking trail around Lahti city centre. Great views over the city and many different types of forest on the way. 

 
Kammiovuori

Kammiovuori hiking trail in Sysmä

This 3,8 km trail climbs up a hill of Kammiovuori. The trail is quite tough but worth it thanks to the great views opening from the hill top.