Sports Tourism in the Lahti Region

We maintain facilities used by residents, our guests and top athletes from all over the world. Where else can you find a diverse sports infrastructure combined with the largest lake area in Europe – and all within an hour from Helsinki-Vantaa international airport?

Exercise outdoors in the scenery of Salpausselkä Geopark

You can find all the main destinations of the Salpausselkä Geopark here. Paths and trails await!

Activities & Nature

Ever tried Sauna? First, head off for a run and then head to the sauna and for a swim. The Lahti region has plenty of options for your sauna experience. A city centre sauna or an impressive manor sauna by Lake Päijänne, you can find all the saunas in the Lahti region here.

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Recovering in Lakeland Finland

Swimming outdoors all year round is good for your body and soul! Here, the closest lake is truly close – go for a dip!

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MotoGP Finland

Dorna Sports has launched MotoGP™ calendar for season 2021. MotoGP™ Finland will be held  9-11 July 2021 at KymiRing Motor Sports Venue.

 

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Solo Sokos Hotel Lahden Seurahuone vastaanotto reception

Spend the night

A hotel, a villa, a sports institute or something completely different – see our options.

Local Flavours

Nothing beats sitting down at a table full of delicacies that you didn’t have to cook! See the options here.

AntBrew

The best after-match sessions

A pint of frosty after a good workout or a match – you can find the microbreweries and restaurants in the Lahti region here.

Litti-patsas Satue of Jari Litmanen

Sport Fan's Must See Destinations in Lahti

1. The statue of Jari Litmanen, the most successful Finnish footballer, and the Olympic Rings in Kisapuisto park 2. Ski Museum at the Lahti Sports Centre 3. Statue of skiing legend Siiri “Äitee” Rantanen by the Karpalo field 5. Suurmäki ski jump at the Lahti Sports Centre Check all sights here

The colours of Lahti sports teams – Check local fan shops

Pelicans Isku Arena

The ice hockey team Lahti Pelicans is turquoise.

In Lahti, ice hockey is played at the Isku Arena, address Svinhufvudinkatu 29.

FC Lahti

FC Lahti counts on black

FC Lahti plays its home games at Lahti Stadium at the address Salpausselänkatu 8. The stadium is also known as the Ski Stadium. FC Lahti counts on the ever-stylish black in their colours.

Lahti Basketball

Lahti Basketball is the classiest in the city

Lahti Basketball plays its home games at the Lahti Energia Arena, in the vicinity of the ski jumps, at Salpausselänkatu 7. Lahti Basketball fan products are available during their matches.

Lahden hiihtomuseo LHS:n nuoret mäkimiehet Ski jumpers

Lahti Ski Association’s legendary red shirts

Lahti is a city of ski jumpers. In the 1950s, the young ski jumpers of Lahden Hiihtoseura, the Lahti Ski Association, were known as the red shirts. You can buy a red shirt beanie from the Lahti Museum Shop, and don’t forget to visit the Ski Museum at the Lahti Sports Centre where you can get to know all of the Finnish ski jump legends.