Lahti

Lahti makes it easy

Lahti is ready for your congress or event! Our world-class venues, walkable city center and we-do attitude will ensure fun and fuss free event for every participant. Do not hesitate to contact our experts in Lahti Convention Bureau. You and your attendees will love Lahti: it is an authentic city with distinctive features and attitude. It is also one of Finland’s leading congress and trade fair centers with hundreds of thousands of annual visitors, offering a wide range of opportunities for organizing meetings, exhibitions, conferences and full-scale international events. Whether you are looking for a relaxing meeting in the peace and quiet of the countryside, an architectural experience by the lakeside or a cocktail party for 3 000 people, the Lahti region has high-quality options for your individual needs.

 

Five TOP reasons to choose Lahti:

 

1. WALKABLE, COMPACT CITY

In Lahti everything is within a walking distance. The venues, restaurants and most hotels are close at hand. Event visitor are able to maximize their time when there’s no need for long commutes.

 

2. LAHTI MAKES IT EASY

Our team is ready to help you to organize a memorable conference, meeting or event, we provide you with all the help and information you’ll need — from transportation and accommodation options to suitable venues and required permissions.

 

3. TRANSPORTATION HUB

Lahti is reachable from every direction. Fast rail and road connections make it easy to organize a day trip to Helsinki or to St. Petersburg, and it takes only 50 minutes by train to get to Helsinki Airport.

 

4. COMMITMENT TO GREEN VALUES

Lahti has committed to make the city green inside and out. Our residents and businesses are leading the way in the urban sustainable living. In Lahti you can be sure your event meets the highest standards of sustainability.

 

5. NATURAL BEAUTY

Lahti is the gateway to the Finnish Lake District of Päijänne, the second largest lake in Finland. Take a cruise through the canals to Heinola and experience national landscapes such as the eight-kilometer long Pulkkilanharju Ridge in the Päijänne National Park.

 

City Facts

Population: 119 000

Distance from Helsinki:

– 50-minute drive from the Helsinki-Vantaa international airport
– Car approx. 1 hour from Central Helsinki
– Train 50 minutes

Contact:

Lahti seutu – Lahti region Ltd
Askonkatu 9 F
15100 Lahti
Tel. +358 207 281 750
Fax +358 207 281 751
info@lahtiregion.fi
sales@lahtiregion.fi
www.visitlahti.fi

Lakeland

Lakeland is covered by more water than land. The heart of the region is Saimaa, the largest lake in Finland, which nestles several cities on its shores and is home to the endangered Saimaa ringed seal.

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