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
Visit the 8 km long Pulkkilanharju ridge, Kelvenne ridge island, Pirunpesä and many other rare and breathtaking sights.
The First and Second Salpausselkä ridges, the long chains of eskers, magnificent rock formations and hundreds of lakes dotted with islands create a landscape with breathtaking scenery and of unique geological interest – welcome!
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 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.
Amazing Pirunpesä in Hollola
In Pirunpesä, formed by the Ice Age, there are 5 to 10 meters high, almost vertical, cracked walls.
Lapakisto Nature Reservation Area
This rugged and beautiful Pitkäjärvenvuori hill and Lapkisto area is located in Nastola, just 10 km from Lahti city centre.
This popular canoeing route starts from Hämeenkoski, Hollola.
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.
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.
Popular hiking destination just a few kilometres from Lahti city centre. The nature reservation area is a good example of swamp nature.
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 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.
Juustopolku in Heinola
Hiking trail between Vuolenkoski, Iitti and Heinola. Juustopolku trail follows the waters of Kymijoki river but mainly travels through the woods.
Tour of seven villages in Hollola
This brilliant tour suggestion traverses rolling agricultural
landscape in a regionally and nationally valuable cultural setting. The tour is appr. 5–9 kilometres long and is also ideal for cycling.