Attractions in Lahti region

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. Lahti is compact – you can easily get around either by walking or cycling, just perfect for those planning a day trip to the city.
The majestic ski jumps, cosy beach bulevards, special museums and great nature attractions keep you entertained also even for a longer visit. Find the most interesting attractions here.
For tour operators we recommend our large selection of tours and fascinating trips.
Region’s versatile nature between the ridges and lakes can surprise the unexpectant nature traveller. The leisurely wilderness treks and ski safaris are all available only an hour away from Helsinki.

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Water Organ

Check the colorful water and music show in our Pikku-Vesijärvi park. You can hear Finnish classics and world known songs. Winter time the shows are on only special occasions like the Independence Day December 6th. The Musical Founten is operated by Lahti Energy.

 

Natural parks and nature trails

The Lahti region is a true wonderland for outdoor sports, where you can freshen up, while enjoying the most beautiful lake scenery in southern Finland. The area includes several national parks, nature trails, vast bodies of water and versatile fitness trails.

 

Lahti Sports Centre

Our well known sport center offers different things to do and see depending on time of the year. At summer you can take a swim in the pit or check the views from the Ski Jumping Towers. Winter time you can visit Ski Museum or take walk in the snowy tracks of Salpausselkä. Venue for Lahti2017  FIS Nordic Ski World Championships.

 

Amazing waterscape

Enjoy Finnish nature beauty at best at Pulkkilanharju. Eight kilometers long esker shows what the Finnish Lakeland really means. Take a day trip to 4.4km long nature track and relax.       

 

Sibelius Hall

Our world known concert hall which is named after Jean Sibelius. The concert hall has received appraises from its acoustics. We recommend taking a walk along the harbor and checking this building as it lits up beautifully at evenings!

 

Motorcycle Museum

Motorcycle Museum of Finland is more than what usually is meant by ”museum”. It is a place to enjoy, visit often and visit from all around the world. Gorgeous motorcycles, variable exhibitions and themes interest internationally.

 

Lahti Harbour - our livingroom

This public ”livingroom” is a vibrant meeting place where you can enjoy the lakeside atmosphere untill the late hours on a warm summer night. In the winter, the lake freezes and transforms into a skating and skiing area. After some winter fun you can enjoy a warm drink in one of the cafes in the area.

 

Fun for the Families

Lahti region keeps the whole family entertained. Kids favourites include: the speedy slides and challenging obstacle courses in Pajulahti Adventure Park, adorable animals at the Yli-Marola 4H Farm Animal Yard, skate ramps at the Laune Family Park and the collection of thousands of elephants at Villa Fantti.

 

Wood in culture

The area around Vesijärvi Passenger Harbour in Lahti is a true Mecca for architecture buffs. Attractions in the harbour include the Sibelius Hall Congress and Concert Centre, and the international Wood Architecture Park, which is being constructed there.

 

Architecture and history

You can find highlights of the varied local architecture in the centre of Lahti and the surrounding region.

 

Manors and Churches

Feel the pulse of the history in the region’s manors and hear the sound of church bells. Discover the manors and churches in the Lahti area.

 

Old town of Vääksy

Old Vääksy is a perfect place in Asikkala to explore vivid village life. Visit old mill, boutigues, Vääksy channel area is idyllic.