Pure Finnish nature is part of Lahti region's soul! Lahti is a gateway to the Finnish Lake District. Beautifully clear water of Lake Päijänne, National Park and the fresh air will leave a lasting impression. Lahti region – also known for wood architecture and design, manor houses, cottages by the lake, outdoor activities, wellbeing services and lake cruises – is situated in Southern Finland, only 48 minutes away from Helsinki.
The Finnish school system has been ranked as one of the best in the world. Well-being promotes learning – in the Finnish education system, everyone has the equal right to basic education free of charge in a safe and exciting studying environment. There are no rankings, no comparisons or competition between students, schools or regions.
Lahti is a bold green city. Lahti has an ambitious goal: to make Finland known as a pioneer of zero emissions and a circular economy society.
Technical visit themes:
Sustainable urban plannig
Air & water quality
Sustainable sports & events
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Lahti is especially known both in Finland and abroad for winter sports, and it hosted a record-breaking seventh FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. The city offers diverse sports facilities and sporting events, and Lahti has invested in both health and exercise services and elite sports. Local teams competing at the highest levels in various sports strengthen Lahti’s reputation as a sports city even further.
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