Lahti - European Best Destinations 2022


Lahti is the first real lakeside city seeing from the capital Helsinki and Lake Vesijärvi is the most southern body of water in Lakeland Finland.

Just recently Lahti was listed as one of The best destinations to go – by CNN travel – “situated 100 kilometers northeast of Helsinki, Lahti as a destination is green in every sense. Finland’s eighth-largest city is packed with beautiful forests, parks and reserves with incredible hiking trails and lookout points.”

Sightseeing in Lahti

Lahti Sports Centre

Sibelius Hall at Lahti Harbour

Lanu Sculpture Park

Lakeland Finland begins here

Explore Lakeland Finland in Lahti region

Lehmonkärki Haasi luksusmajoitus Päijänteen rannalla peilitalo suplauta ilta-aurinko luxury accommodation by lake Päijänne Asikkala sup board

Unique accommodation

A cottage by Lake Päijänne, a B&B on a cosy farm, a modern city hotel or a design villa with all mod cons?

Pulkkilanharju, Asikkala Salpausselkä Geopark

Activities & Nature

The amazing lakes, ponds and rivers of the Finnish Lakeland, Päijänne National Park and countless nature reserves and hiking trails let you answer the call of the wild. Check the routes or book a guided tour.

Suomen Moottoripyörämuseo

Sights & Museums

The iconic ski jumps in Lahti sports centre, beautiful harbour area, modern architectural highlights and museums – check all sights and enjoy your time in Lahti region

Vierumäki Ravintola V

Eat & Drink

Local cuisine is famed for its fish, game, berries and mushrooms. Lahti Region boasts with local bakeries, farmers’ markets and breweries in the area. One of the key components to our excellent produce is the fresh and clean ground water.

Explore Lahti region by Tripadvisor

Lahti is a traditional sports city whose iconic landmarks are two radio towers and three ski jumps. Lahti region offers lakeviews and urban nature where ever you go – welcome to discover great Finnish architecture, relax on the terraces of local artisan breweries, visit farmers markets or enjoy a wide range of activities in the surrounding of Salpausselkä Geopark area.

Check places to see, ways to wander, spots to dine, drink and feast and recommend accommodation by other visitors.

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Salpausselkä Geopark – A Landscape Created by Water

The Salpausselkä ridges, long chains of eskers, magnificent rocky hills and hundreds of lakes dotted with islands create a landscape with breathtaking scenery and of unique geological interest.

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Travel Sustainably in the Lahti Region

In the Lahti region, you can experience pure and diverse nature sustainably. Taking care of nature and lakes is a goal shared by everyone in our region. Lahti is Finland’s leading city when it comes to environmental issues, a frontrunner in climate work, a pioneer in sustainable and smart solutions and the European Green Capital 2021.

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Sports Tourism

How about a holiday filled with sports and exercising? Training, resting and nutrition in perfect balance – with no long distances to travel. We provide premium conditions also used by world-class athletes. Make the most out of the Lahti region’s sports professionals and premium facilities.


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Meetings and Events

Getting Here

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