Sustainable Travel

Blend of Urban and Nature Delights Urban Ecotourists in Lahti, Finland

Lahti, Finland, is a European Green Capital incorporating environmentalism in every way possible. The city proves that urban ecotourism blended with traditional environmental friendliness creates a remarkable experience.-By Pamela Grant

Ecotourism usually evokes images of visits to rainforests, treks to spot endangered animals, or city visits where it takes complex planning to reach natural environments off in the distance. Lahti, Finland, is different. This green city changes the narrative about ecotourism by blending urban environmentalism with the opportunities afforded by a nearby natural environment to create a destination sure to please anyone who is a city-....