Join us in one of the most attractive daily tours of Finnish Lapland! After pickup and well-dressed our guides drive you to Luosto where you will have the pleasure to see and visit Europe’s only active amethyst mine! The captivating place with its superb view of the surrounding nature is an attraction for numerous visitors every ear! And as the beautiful forest will be changed into a national park the area’s attractiveness increases.
After arrival, you will travel to Lampivaara amethyst mine with special “snow train” Amethyst Pendolino which is a warmed wagon pulled by a snow machine. Pendolino will take you to the top of Lampivaara fell (small mountain) where you can enjoy the very top view of the area, over the national park. Then you will be seated in wooden shelter, sipping warm berry juice and listening the facts and stories of this fascinating purple gem stone.
The mine is a national treasure and mining at the Amethyst mine is done environmentally friendly – no big machines at all. 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. During the tour you will hear about the geology and history in addition to the properties of the gems and the uses of amethyst. In many cultures there are lots of different beliefs connected to amethyst. There is now a special gem mine on the top of the hill that will sustain for the hundreds of years.
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. Upon the arrival refreshing berry juice will be served. During the storytelling moment you will learn about this fascinating stone. Afterwards everyone may search and dig own amethyst stone and take it with as a memento!
|Adults Price: 160€||Children 4 – 13 years: 110€|
|ARRIVAL/RETURN LOCATION||Pick Up At Hotel / Accommodation in Rovaniemi|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Departure at 09h30. (Pickup is provided within 30 minutes before Departure.)|
|INCLUDED||Use of thermal clothing during the safari (thermal overall, boots, gloves)
Return transfers from Rovaniemi city center hotels
Visit Amethyst Mine
Professional Guide Included
- Duration of the program about 6 hours. It is suited for adults as well for children.
- 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.