Lahti has over 100 000 residents making it the ninth largest city in Finland. It is part of the Helsinki metropolitan area. Location along a busy railway line and at the junction of several highways is superb. Everything is but a short distance away. You can travel by train to St.Petersburg in only 2.5 hours and Helsinki is less than an hour away.
Lahti is known for its environmental expertise and for being a renowned center for design. Lahti has a great variety of recreational activities throughout the year, from cultural happenings to world class sporting events, e.g. Lahti Ski Games.