Clear and drinkable South Päijänne: Asikkala – Padasjoki - Sysmä
Lake Päijänne is a region of unique and varied lakeland nature, clean water, esker scenery, rich flora and leisure residents in three municipalities: Asikkala, Padasjoki and Sysmä. Asikkala is charmingly idyllic, Padasjoki is home to beautiful national park scenery and Sysmä is packed full of events during the summer.
The region is known as the gateway to the Finnish Lakeland and is 125 km from Helsinki and 25 km from the region's centre, Lahti. Over 25% of the 2400 km2 surface area is water!