Winter Fun

Enjoy Genuine Snowy Winter

Lahti Region offers snowy white forests, hundreds of kilometres of ski tracks and boundless amount of lakes for ice-fishing, skiing and power-kiting. All this only one hour from Helsinki.

Book Winter Activities at VisitLahti Online Shop


Fatbike Trips

Rent a fatbike and dive into the snowy forest. Guided trips also available.

PRICE from 40 € / person


Playing in the Snow

Have fun with the whole family. We'll build a snow castle or foxhole and enjoy snacks in the nature.

PRICE 39 € / person


Ski School for Adults

Get familiar with various ski techniques, equipment and waxing at Lahti Ski Club ski school.

PRICE 25 € / person


Snow Shoe Trips

You can choose from various kinds of trips on snowy Salpausselkä ridge, on the ice of a lake or in the peace of a nature reservation area.

PRICE from 35 € / person


Powerkiting on Lake Vesijärvi

Flying a powerkite is fun and good excercise. You'll learn the right technique with a prefessional guide.

PRICE from 29 € / person


Ski, Skate and Enjoy the Snowy Winter

Lahti Energia Jäätori

Lahti Energia Skating-rink

The skating-rink will be open the whole winter, from end of November till March. Free admittance.


Ski tracks for everyone

Lahti Region offers hundreds of kilometres of ski tracks from family tracks to World Cup level.


Ski slopes

Messilä, located only 10 minutes from Lahti, and Purnu in Hartola offer various slopes for slalom and snowboarding.


Winter Events


Lahti Ski Games 2-4 March 2018

Winter Carnival at Lahti Sports Centre. The program includes eight World Cup events of skiing, ski jumping and Nordic combined, as well as plenty of entertainment and after-ski atmosphere.


Finlandia Ski Marathon 24-25 Feb 2018

The biggest ski marathon in Finland. Races 32 and 50 km in classic style and 20, 50 and 100 km in free style.


Children's Winter Olympics 21 Jan 2018

Ski and snow event for all children from four years up. Every participant gets a medal and happy memories.


World Ice and Snow Sailing Championships 26 Feb - 4 Mar 2018

The event will take place on Lake Vesijärvi, in front of Lahti bay.