Lahti is ready for your congress or event! You and your attendees will love Lahti by the Lake Vesijärvi: it is an authentic city with distinctive features and attitude. Whether you are looking for a relaxing meeting in the peace and quiet of the Finnish 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. NATURAL BEAUTY OF FINNISH LAKELAND
Lahti is the gateway to the Finnish Lakeland, the largest in Europe. Take a lake cruise through the canals and experience national landscapes such as the eight-kilometer long Pulkkilanharju Ridge in the Päijänne National Park or enjoy local delicacies on the waterfront.
2. EUROPEAN GREEN CAPITAL 2021
Lahti is a pioneer in environmental activities and is the first Finnish city to be appointed as the European Green Capital. Lahti will become carbon neutral in 2025 – 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.
3. WALKABLE, COMPACT CITY
City of Lahti with 120,000 people offers intimate cosiness and originality of a small town, yet the services, efficiency and logistics of a major city.
4. EASY ACCESS
Lahti region is located less than an hour’s drive from Helsinki-Vantaa airport. It is easy to reach from all over the world without worrying about connecting flights from Helsinki to other parts of Finland.
Once you arrive in the city, everything is within walking distance. The Lahti transport hub, venues, restaurants, shopping streets and most hotels are close at hand.
5. NORDIC LIFESTYLE & SPORT
Sport has always been a great part of the city’s identity, throughout the year. Come and experience Nordic Lifestyle with outdoor activities, healthy local food, fresh air and world’s purest water with us.
The largest Lake District in Europe: In a scarcely populated country there’s enough scenery and shoreline for all, allowing you to easily lose yourself in thought or be inspired by the vast clear lakes, intricately splintered by islands, isthmuses and green spits.