Lahti Region and Lakeland Finland for travel professionals and media
What makes Finland the happiest nation in the world, 6th time in a row?
Its pure nature, high technology and topnotch education? Yes, perhaps, but we also have the most instagrammable Lakeland and unique experiences by the water. One of a kind Nordic lifestyle and flavours. Inspiring wood and industrial design as well as professional centres for sports and wellbeing. The Lahti Region offers all of these, less than one hour drive from Helsinki.
For travel trade
LFT Lakeland Finland Tours is a regional B2B Destination Management Company. We are specialized in offering professional ground handling services to tour operators & travel agents for their FIT and group bookings providing extensive knowledge & expertise from Lahti region and Finnish Lakeland.Read more
How do you wish to spend your holiday?
Nature explorer, active vacationer or authenticity seeker, attention! You will most probably spend your dream holiday in the Lahti Region.
For meeting and event organizers
Lahti is one of the leading event, congress and trade fair cities in Finland. Ideally located an hour’s drive from Helsinki Airport our world-class venues, compact city centre, lake nature and will-do attitude will ensure a fun and hassle-free event for every participant. We are actively seeking opportunities to bid for and host fascinating events and meetings suitable for the Lahti Region.Read more
Lahti is located less than an hour from Helsinki Airport by train or car, and an hour from the harbours of Helsinki. And that’s not all: when you get to Lahti, you’ll be surprised how close everything is. No rush hours This means you can use your time effectively.
In the Lahti Region, we have accommodation in all categories, from luxury hotel rooms to cosy cottages. If you are interested in sports, the Lahti region is home to two Official Olympic Training Centers, Vierumäki and Pajulahti, with high-class accommodation. One way to experience the Finnish way of life is to book a summer cottage by the lake.
You can find seasonal and local delicacies of the Lahti Region in our restaurants, cafes and farmer shops.
This is Finland!
Finland is full of interesting contrasts – summer and winter, midnight sun and polar night, city and countryside, East and West. You name it. You can find useful information, inspiration, product manuals and media bank for your planning at Visit Finland web site.
New and inspiring in Lahti Region!
Luxury hotel Ilola Inn
The completely renovated more than one hundred years old inn has now been opened in Sysmä, Lahti Region. Eight high standard hotel rooms, all with Lake Päijänne views. The café-restaurant on the shores of Lake Päijänne is open every day during summer and at other times on order. In addition to the traditional beach sauna, Ilola offers a new sauna experience and a year-round Infinity Pool.
Haasi Mirror Houses of Lehmonkärki Resort
Lehmonkärki Resort’s novelty Haasi Mirror Houses offers a unique experience by Lake Päijänne. Mirror-glass accommodation buildings are placed on the beach on the water – here you can really become part of the magic of Lake Finland! The Mirror Houses are located in their own enclosed area with a private sandy beach and quality sun loungers. The price always includes the use of the outdoor hot tub, bathrobes and slippers, the use of SUP boards or electric mountain bikes and a bottle of sparkling wine. A delicious and rich rustic gourmet breakfast is available at an additional cost.
Seurahuone Loft House is now open
Hotel Lahden Seurahuone opened totally new, luxury loft rooms in Lahti city centre in April 2021. There are altogether 50 new superior class rooms, of which 15 unique loft rooms.
Finnish forest – vineyard of Ainoa Winery
The international award winning wines of Ainoa Winery get their unique taste from the wild ingredients of the Finnish forest. Their winery is located in a beautiful countryside scenery of Hollola, Lahti Region. In addition to the wine tasting, you can choose mouth-watering pfood pairings from cheeses to wonderful desserts to make the tasting perfect.
Teerenpeli chosen for the best whisky distillery in the world
Teerenpeli Brewery & Distillery from Lahti has been chosen for the best whisky distillery in the world. The International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) invited Teerenpeli to the final in a competition looking for the best whisky producer in the world.
Lahti Museum of Visual Arts Malva
Lahti Museum of Visual Arts Malva is situated in the city center in the historical old brewery building Malski. Besides the new museum in Malski you can already now find the pop-up museum shop of Malva and several restaurants, such as Kahiwa Coffee Roasters, Malskin Bistro and Ant Brew. Kahiwa and Ant Brew also welcome groups for guided tours and tastings.