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Päijänne Tavastia (Päijät-Häme) is a region in Southern Finland.

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Map of Päijänne Tavastia

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UnderstandEdit

Get inEdit

The region doesn't have any passenger airports, but there are good connections from the Helsinki region by bus; some places like Lahti and Kärkölä are connected by train too.

Get aroundEdit

Trains of national operator VR are possible to use for travelling inside province.

Matkahuolto has a dense bus network covering most of the province.

Onnibus offers discount bus service by few routes.

SeeEdit

  • The radio hill and its long wave masts in Lahti.
  • The medieval greystone church of Hollola.
  • The ski jumping hills in Lahti, and if you're visiting in the winter there might be a ski jumping event going on there.
  • Vääksy canal in Asikkala.
  • Birds at Heinola Bird Park

DoEdit

  • Enjoy a classical music concert in Lahti's Sibelius hall.
  • Hit the slopes at Messilä ski center in Hollola.
  • Go shopping at one of Lahti's many factory outlets.
  • Hike along the Pulkkilanharju trail in Asikkala.
  • Drive, bike or walk along the road from Sysmä to Asikkala across several islands of Lake Päijänne.


FestivalsEdit

  • Nastolan rautalankafestarit: 2–3 July 2016. A rock'n'roll festival celebrating its 20th installment. Arranged by nonprofit Nastola Art Association (date needs updating)

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