Lahti Region and Lakeland Finland for travel professionals and media
What makes Finland the happiest nation in the world? 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
Lahti Region Ltd. is a full-service DMC and regional marketing and sales organization that provides all the tourist services in the Lahti Region and Lakeland Finland.
We have designed both packages and tours including activities and experiences in nature, culture and local life as well as wellness and sauna.Read more
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.
Coming up in early 2021: Loft rooms of Solo Sokos Hotel Lahden Seurahuone
Hotel Lahden Seurahuone will open totally new, luxury loft rooms in Lahti city centre in February 2021. There will be 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.
New tour package: Best of capital area and Finnish Lakeland
This special tour will show you the best of Helsinki and the capital area. You'll also take a peek into Finnish Lakeland. A perfect getaway and combination of the city culture and Finnish nature!
Teerenpeli nominated for the best whisky distillery in the world
Teerenpeli Brewery & Distillery from Lahti has been nominated 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. The winner of the competition will be announced on November 18 2020. Let's keep our fingers crossed for Teerenpeli!
Coming up in 2022: LAD
Lahti Art, Poster and Design Museum opens in 2021 in Lahti city centre, in the historical old brewery building Malski. In Malski you can already now find the pop-up museum shop of LAD 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.
Coming up in 2021: Hotel Fennada and new restaurant world in Vierumäki
Vierumäki, the largest sports and wellness resort in Finland, is building new! Hotel Fennada and its new restaurant world will be opened soon.
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.