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 and events in the surroundings of unique Salpausselkä UNESCO Global Geopark area.

Lakeland kartta

Explore Lahti and Lakeland Finland

Discover Finnish Lakeland

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.

Explore the whole Lakeland Finland

Salpausselkä, Lahti – Sports destination created by water

Sense of Lahti

Outdoor sports – all year around

Lahti – 100 years as a Host City

Lahti has been hosting major international sport events for a hundred years, and their legacy is built daily – we have set our sights on an eighth FIS Nordic Ski World Championships, the Ironman world championship and many other major international events. Welcome and Enjoy!

Salpausselkä UNESCO Global 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.

Read more

Events and Festivals in Lahti region

The Lahti region is full of events. Here, you can have exciting experiences with the world’s best skiers at the legendary Lahti Ski Stadium or enjoy live music in various festivals.

Check all

European Best Sustainable Destination 2022

Lahti region got awarded as the European Best Sustainable Destination 2022 by the European Best Destination travel website. 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.

Travel Sustainably in the Lahti Region

Cycling destination Lahti Region

For Travel Trade

Meetings and Events

Getting Here

Read more