Lakeland Finland starts from Lahti

Lakeland Finland starts here

Here you will find ideas for the Finnish Lakeland, beginning from the Lahti region. Enjoy the soothing lakeside scenery from the beach or on a boat. Sandy beaches, sheltered lagoons, and guest harbors await water lovers and boaters. Explore the deepest lake in Finland, Lake Päijänne, which also provides drinking water for one million Finns.

Dip your feet in true water of Lakeland Finland!

Lake Päijänne: The Crown Jewel of Finland's Lakeland

Lake Päijänne is known for its pristine waters, stunning landscapes, and diverse recreational opportunities. As Finland's second-largest lake, it offers beautiful islands, sandy beaches, and excellent spots for boating, fishing, and swimming. The Päijänne National Park provides a perfect backdrop for kayaking, hiking, and exploring, making it a must-visit destination for nature lovers.


Cruise, SUP, fish! Explore Lakeland Finland.

Lahti harbour

Lahti Harbour is a vibrant hub where locals and tourists alike gather, especially in the summer. The harbour is brimming with a variety of restaurant ships, restaurants and cafés. Many of these are open year-round, making it a perfect spot to enjoy the scenic views of Lake Vesijärvi regardless of the season. Head to the harbour whether you're looking to relax with a cup of coffee or simply soak in the lively atmosphere.

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Experience three unique canals

The canals in the Lahti region are also pleasant places to visit for those travelling by road. Which is your favourite? The over 150-year-old Vääksy Canal and its surrounding idyllic Old Vääksy, Europe’s longest freshwater lock on the Kalkkisten Canal, or the Kimola Canal with its staggering 12-metre lock height?

The canals are open to boaters from May to the end of October.

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