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Amethyst Mine Tour by Electric Fatbike

3 hours
from 172 €
Experience an exciting and unique activity in Lapland. Ride to the top of the Lampivaara fell and dig for your very own lucky Lappish gem!
The Amethyst Mine is open from Monday to Saturday until mid April. There are two guided fatbike tours per day. During the visit you will hear the fascinating stories about geology and history in addition to the properties of the gems and the uses of amethyst.

You will ride inside the Amethyst mine with a powerful, electrically assisted fatbike. Our guide will take you to the top of Lampivaara fell (small mountain) where you can enjoy the very top view of the area, over the Pyhä-Luosto National Park. Then you will be seated in a wooden shelter, sipping warm berry beverages and listening the facts and beliefs​ of this fascinating purple gem stone.

After the story moment you will be heading to the digging area. A part of the open digging area is covered by a roof, so amethyst searching is possible also during the winter time. Each visitor will be able to dig for their own personal lucky amethyst.

At the end of the visit there is some time to drop by a small “Amethyst Shop” on site. The amethyst of the area is refined into jewelry and other products.
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Quick facts

  • Amethyst Mine Tour by Electric Fatbike
  • Pyhä, Lapland, Finland
  • 3 hours
  • 09 Dec 2019 - 04 Apr 2020
  • Spring, winter
  • English, Finnish, Swedish
  • New Nordic Premium, Sweat & Adrenaline, Wellbeing & Nature
Price from: 172



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Pyhä

Lapland, Finland

There’s something magical about Pyhä. Pyhä offers the captivating combination of beautiful ski slopes, the tranquility of the Pyhä-Luosto National Park, a very good chance to spot the auroras dancing on the clear arctic sky and a versatile array of services. Pyhä is located an 1 h 20 min drive from Rovaniemi. 

Address: Luostontie 4 , 99555 Luosto

Detailed Information

Fatbike instructor's services, guiding to the Amethyst mine, electric fatbike rental and gear such as helmet and gaiters. Entrance ticket to the Amethyst mine, storytelling, hot berry beverages and your own personal lucky amethyst.
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Kindly note that the activity starts at Bliss Adventure Boutique - approximately 30 minute car ride from Pyhä. Address: Luostontie 4, Luosto (next to Restaurant Punakettu). If you are not traveling by your own car, we would advice to choose our convenient Pick up and Drop off transportation services from/to Pyhä.
Traveling in the destination area is not completely unobstructed depending on reduced mobility or other disability.Please contact our customer care if needed and read more.
Suitable clothing for winter weather including warm boots, hat and gloves or mittens. Complimentary hot berry beverages included at the Amethyst mine.

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