For the first time in Finland, the MotoGP international tests will be held at the new KymiRing GP track. The MotoGP tests are a unique opportunity to see the racing bikes and riders up-close. The tests will be held at KymiRing from 10 am to 5 pm on 19-20 August. Follow the event and get your tickets here >>
Here you can find useful tips and ideas when planning your trip.
Looking for accommodation for the KymiRing MotoGP Tests 19-20 Aug 2019?
Visit Lahti has obtained a limited quota of rooms in Hotel Scandic Kouvola, only 15 minutes from 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.
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 updated later.
Getting a good night’s sleep is an important part of your travel experience. All hotels in Lahti are located conveniently in city centre. In the Lahti region, we have accommodation in all categories, from upscale hotels such to affordable budget hotels, hostels, B&Bs and lakeside cottages.
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.
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.
Make the most of your stay - before and after the event.
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!
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.
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.
Tap water in Finland is among the highest quality tap water in the world and is not only completely safe, but a pleasure to drink.
Grocery stores are open daily, usually between the hours of 8:00 and 20:00
In case of emergency, call 112 (no country code is required)
First Aid in Lahti in Akuutti24, address: Keskussairaalankatu 7, Lahti
First Aid in Kouvola hospital Pohjois-Kymen sairaala, address: Sairaalankuja 3 C, Kouvola
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