Here you can find useful tips and ideas when planning your trip.
Getting a good night sleep is an important part of your travel experience. We have gathered here accommodation alternatives max 1 hour from KymiRing. Please check the region's accommodation services through the links below and make direct bookings to the service supplier. For groups min. 10 persons, please contact .
Sleep well in Lahti region
In the Lahti region, we have accommodation in all categories, from upscale hotels to affordable budget hotels, hostels, B&Bs and lakeside cottages.
Camping sites in Lahti region
Take a look through this section to find the place for tenting and camping in Lahti region.
Live like a Finn! Locals offer their homes and summer cottages for the MotoGP weekend. Book your stay for example at AirBnB.
Sleep well in Kouvola region
Kouvola city centre is located only 15 minutes from KymiRing. There are both hotels, manors, villas and cottages to choose from.
Maritime city Kotka
Kotka and its nearby city Hamina are located by the southeast coast of Finland, only one hour from KymiRing.
Lappeenranta and Imatra region in eastern Lakeland
Lappeenranta and Imatra region is located about 1 hour 15 minutes from KymiRing by the southern shores of picturesque Lake Saimaa.
ARRIVING IN KYMIRING
KymiRing is situated at Tillola in the municipality of Iitti. Nearest cities are Lahti and Kouvola - driving time from Lahti to KymiRing is 45 min and from Kouvola 15 min.
Street address: Kymentie 748, Kausala
The nearest village to KymiRing is Iitti (Kausala) within 10 min. driving time.
Rent a car
KymiRing is located 1 hour 40 minutes from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport by car.
Driving time Lahti Travel Centre - KymiRing 35 minutes and Kouvola Travel Centre - KymiRing 20 minutes.
Rent a car from the Visit Lahti online store. You can freely choose the pick-up city or airport.
Here you can easily check trains departing from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. Take the commuter train I to Tikkurila station and change trains there for Lahti and Kouvola.
Lahti is located only 1 hour by train from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. Check the train timetables to Lahti here >>
Kouvola is located 1 hour 20 minutes by train from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. Check the train timetables to Kouvola here >>
The nearest connection by bus is from Helsinki-Vantaa airport to Lahti, takes 1 hour 20 minutes. Check the timetables online here >>
Information about Shuttle bus service from Lahti, Kouvola and Helsinki will be added here later.
STAYING IN LAHTI
Eat and drink in Lahti
Local cuisine is famed for its fish, game, rye bread, berries and mushrooms. The Lahti Region boasts many local bakeries, farmers’ markets and breweries in the area. One of the key ingredients in our excellent local produce is the fresh and clean ground water.
Activities in Lahti region
Lahti region is truly a wonderland for the great outdoors. You can enjoy the most beautiful lake scenery in Southern Finland. The area has many national parks and nature tracks, endless lakes and versatile fitness tracks. These are easy to reach – on a guided tour or at your own pace.
The Finnish Motorcycle Museum in Lahti
The Finnish Motorcycle Museum introduces unique bikes and changing exhibitions to visitors. It is located on scenic view by the lake Vesijärvi at Niemi Harbor, just 2.5 km from Lahti city center. Ace Corner Finland, the first Ace Cafe outside of London is located in the same space with Museum!
STAYING IN KOUVOLA
Eat and drink in Kouvola
Hungry? That’s okay, we got you! The restaurants and cafés in Kouvola serve delicious lunch, but you can also have dinner in one of the many restaurants in the city. While you’re in Kouvola, don’t forget to try out some of the locally made products.
Activities in Kouvola region
Nature is always close in Kouvola. You can hike in Repovesi National Park and relax in Arboretum Mustila, but don’t forget all the other excellent nature trails and outdoor activities the city offers. Remember that Kouvola is also a prime location for canoeing routes and bicycling.
Plan your Kouvola trip
Kouvola is one of the cities featured in the new East of Helsinki weekly program that gives you a taste of all the wonderful experiences located close to Finland’s capital.
TOP ATTRACTIONS IN THE REGION
Make the most of your stay - before and after the event.
This public ”livingroom” is a vibrant meeting place where you can enjoy the lakeside atmosphere in various cafes and restaurants.
The impressive wooden concert and congress centre Sibelius Hall, on the Vesijärvi waterfront, combines industrial history with modern, wooden architecture.
Lahti Sports Centre
The Sports Centre offers different things to do and see depending on time of the year. At summer you can take a swim in the outdoor pool and check the views from the Ski Jumping Towers. The Ski Museum is open throughout the year.
Self-guided tours | Lahti by locals
Tips from the Lahti people for self-gouded tours during your staying in Lahti and region. Guided tours will guide you to see the most popular places, hidden gems in urban city and something genuine and real Lahti.
Verla - Artisan village worth visiting in Kouvola region
A UNESCO World Heritage Site Verla is a unique tourist attraction. The former cardboard factory by Verlankoski river comes alive during guided tours of the factory museum. The atmosphere is completed by exhibitions, village shops, lunch cafés and a wine shop, and you can also see pre-historic rock paintings.
Tykkimäki Amusement Park in Kouvola
Tykkimäki is Finlands third largest amusement park with almost 40 rides that will entertain the whole family. During the summer the park also has performances. You can eat in the many restaurants and cafes in the park.
Repovesi National Park in Kouvola region
Repovesi offers more than 40 kilometers of various routes which are suited for different kind of hikers. They might be simple, complicated or even vertical. The park has three entrances, including parking places, where you can park your car, Lapinsalmi, Tervajärvi and Saarijärvi.