Finland is the Land of a Thousand Lakes, with the largest lake district in Europe. This region is a blue and green labyrinth of forests, lakes and islands, all intertwined and forming ridges and passageways to secret lagoons and hideaways.
Lahti - European Best Sustainable Destination 2022
Lahti is the first real lakeside city you come to from the capital Helsinki, located in Lakeland Finland. Lakeland is where Finns come to recharge and reconnect with nature. Come to enjoy a wide range of activities in the surroundings of unique Salpausselkä UNESCO Global Geopark area.
Explore Lahti and Lakeland Finland
Lahti museum of visual arts Malva
Malva is a new museum full of art, design, posters and culture located in an old brewery in the city centre of Lahti. Malva’s autumn exhibitions are full of Finnish contemporary artists Erik Bruun, Marjatta Tapiola and Nanna Susi.
Sightseeing in Lahti
Lahti Sports Centre
Sibelius Hall and Lahti Harbour
Lanu Sculpture Park
Lakeland Finland begins here
European Best Sustainable Destination 2022
Lahti region was voted as one of the Best European Destinations 2022 and got awarded also as the European Best Sustainable Destination 2022 by the European Best Destination travel website. 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”.
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 front runner in climate work, a pioneer in sustainable and smart solutions and the European Green Capital 2021.