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.
Check the colorful water and music show in the Pikku-Vesijärvi Park. You can hear Finnish classics and world known songs.
Lahti Sports Centre
The Sport Centre offers different things to do and see depending on time of the year. At summer you can take a swim in the outdoor pool and check the views from the Ski Jumping Towers. The Ski Museum is open throughout the year.
A world known concert hall named after Jean Sibelius. The concert hall has received appraises from its acoustics. We recommend taking a walk along the Lahti harbour and checking this building as it lits up beautifully at evenings!
Lahti Harbour - our livingroom
This public ”livingroom” is a vibrant meeting place where you can enjoy the lakeside atmosphere in various cafes and restaurants. In the winter, the lake freezes and transforms into a skating and skiing area.
Wood architecture park
The area around Vesijärvi Passenger Harbour in Lahti is a true Mecca for architecture buffs. Attractions in the harbour include the Sibelius Hall and the international Wood Architecture Park, which includes for example the Piano Pavilion.
Old town of Vääksy
Old Vääksy by picturesque Vääksy canal in Asikkala is a perfect place to explore vivid village life. Visit old mill, small boutiques and enjoy lunch by the canal.
Enjoy Finnish nature beauty at best at Pulkkilanharju. Eight kilometers long ridge shows what the Finnish Lakeland really means. Take a day trip to 4.4 km long nature track and relax.
Hollola Medieval church village
The church is famous for its well preserved wooden sculptures. In the surrounding village you can find restaurants, art exhibition, museum and small boutiques in idyllic old buildings.
Päijänne National Park
The pearl of Lake Päijänne! A line of islands in the middle of pure water and beautiful nature. Visit for example Kelvenne ridge island by boat from Padasjoki Harbour.
Cute little village in Iitti, by Kymijoki river rapid. Small boutiques, cafes and unique village events.
The harbour is a perfect place to visit in the summer time. Admire the sail boats, hop on board a cruise boat to Päijänne National Park or rent a bike from the harbour info.
Make a nice day trip to Suopelto and Pinxinmäki area. Enjoy lunch at the summer restaurant and admire the art exhibition.
Heinola Bird Sanctuary
There are both wild birds rescued from the nature and pets, such as colourful parrots. The sanctuary is open year round daily.
Koskipää manor and Maila Talvio salon
The old Koskipää manor is the home of Itä-Häme Museum. In the neighnour you can find Maila Talvio salon, which is famous for its summer art exhibitions.