Gravel Earth Series 2024 – Falling Leaves Lahti

You are warmly welcome to Lahti and Finland for Gravel Earth Series – Falling Leaves Lahti! A true Nordics race course on rolling terrain.

On this site you will find useful information for your journey to Finland. The airport and capital city Helsinki are just an hour away from Lahti by car or by train.

The event venue Pajulahti Olympic Training Center

Falling Leaves Lahti will be hosted in Pajulahti Olympic Training Center which is located on the shore of beautiful and clean lake Iso-Kukkanen, just hardly over an hour´s drive from Helsinki airport and only twenty minutes from the center of Lahti city.

Falling Leaves Lahti

Pajulahti offers high-standard sports education; coaching and training services, meeting services as well as sports and leisure experiences. All the accommodation, restaurant and sport venues are near with walking distance, so no need for transportation during the stay.

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Gravel Earth Series – Falling Leaves Lahti 22.-23.9.2024

Early Bird discount until January 7th 2024. Make a registration now!

Visit the event site for more information about venues, schedules and registration.



Lahti is Gateway to Lakeland Finland

Reconnect with nature

Lahti is a compact city of around 120,000 people and it is the gateway to the Finnish Lakeland – the largest in whole Europe. Lahti region is located less than an hour’s drive from Helsinki-Vantaa international airport.

There are totally over 188,000 lakes in Finland and the water is the cleanest in the world. Lakeland is where also Finns come to recharge and reconnect with nature. Make the most of your time here and plan some extra days in Finland!

Lakeland kartta

Eat & Drink like a local

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World's best tap water in Lahti

For your bucket list in Lahti

  • Relax at the lakeside sauna and take a dip in a lake.
  • Taste local delicacies such as rye bread.
  • Admire the view from the top of the ski jump tower.
  • Have a drink of local cider, beer or whiskey at Lahti Harbour.
  • Dive into Finnish Design and Architecture and visit the Sibelius Hall, Church of the Cross by Alvar Aalto and Lahti Museum of Visual Arts Malva.

Your local partner for additional program in Lakeland Finland

Visit Lahti is your local destination management company offering special accommodation, social programmes, VIP services, guides, sauna’s, restaurant reservations and all other tourism services. We are happy to help also with pre- and post tours for groups.


For more information, please contact:
Visit Lahti | Lahti Region Ltd.
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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 breath taking scenery and of unique geological interest in the Lahti region.

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Cycling routes

The gravel road network in the Lahti Region offers excellent conditions for versatile and scenic gravel cycling and pre-training. All of our route tips are designed to pass either Lahti or Vääksy, which is the busiest village for cottage holiday makers. This makes your planning easy and enables you to combine different routes to cover the entire region as you wish!

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Practical information for travellers

FAQ about Finland & Lahti

The happiest country in the world

Finland is a Nordic country that’s located in northern Europe by the Baltic Sea. It has some 5.5 million inhabitants and has been recognized as the happiest country in the world for several years running.

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