Lakeland Finland starts here

Have you noticed that when seen from the south, Lahti is the first real lakeside city and Lake Vesijärvi is the most southern body of water in Lakeland Finland? The heart of Lakeland opens up from Vesijärvi through the Vääksy canal: Lake Päijänne, which provides drinking water for one million Finns.

Here, you can dip your feet in true water of Lakeland Finland!

Lake Päijänne – the jewel in the crown of Lakeland Finland

Päijänne is the second-largest lake in Finland and the most significant source of clean water. The Asikkalanselkä part of the lake provides drinking water for more than one million Finns. See the activities provided on the shores of Lake Päijänne.


Experience three unique canals

The Kimola canal, opened in the summer 2020, Vääksy with its surrounding lovely sights, restaurants and boutiques of Old Vääksy and Kalkkinen village with its winery and berry farms are all excellent destinations for a cruise and a fun day out.

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Cruise, SUP, fish! Explore Lakeland Finland.

Lahti harbour

This is where you will meet Lahti residents, especially in the summer. The harbour is full of restaurants and cafés, many of which are open all year round.

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