Lampivaara Amethyst mine will be the perfect Lappish adventure for you!

Amethyst mine on top of Lampivaara hill is located in the immediate vicinity of the Luosto recreation centre, in the middle of Lapland’s beautiful landscape.

During the visit to Amethyst mine, the local professionals will delight you with interesting stories and legends about mining. You will have a chance to dig for your own, lucky amethyst stone, which will be yours to keep! The professional guide will be with you throughout the whole tour.

The amethyst of Lampivaara, located in Pyhä-Luosto Lapland, Finland, was formed about 2 000 million years ago in the bowels of the ancient mountains. There is now a special gem mine on the top of the hill that will sustain for the hundreds of years. You are welcome to join us!

The sustainable Lampivaara Amethyst mine is possibly the only gemstone mine in the world that welcomes visitors. The mine at the top of the hill introduces you to the fascinating world of gemstones. You will hear stories told for millennia, and get to dig for your own lucky amethyst, that has waited 2000 million years to be found.

Dig your own gem stone of Lapland, purple amethyst, during your visit to Amethyst Mine! On the top of Lampivaara hill you can admire maybe the most beautiful landscape of the area. During the storytelling moment you will learn about this fascinating stone.


Adults Price: 119€ Children 4 – 13 years: 59€
ARRIVAL/RETURN LOCATION Pick Up At Hotel / Accommodation in Rovaniemi
DEPARTURE TIME Departure at 10h00.
INCLUDED Guided tour at Mine: includes fresh beverage, interesting stories about geology and history, the tales of amethyst and digging your own lucky amethyst stone.
Pickup and Drop-off at Hotel/Accommodation
Professional Guide Included
  • Duration of the program about 5-Hours. It is suited for adults and families.
  • Please contact us if you have any questions or wish to have a different departure time!
  • Child rates: children of 0-3 years are free of charge.
  • Youngsters aged 13+ are subject to adult prices.
  • Meeting point at our Offices in Santa Claus Village if pickup is not required.

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