Amethyst Mine is daily open from 1st of June until 31st of October. Visits start every full hour from Lampivaara café.
01.06. – 15.08.2017 full hours from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm (last tour begins)
16.08. – 30.09.2017 full hours from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm (last tour begins)
1.10. – 31.10.2017 Tuesday – Saturday full hours from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm (last tour begins, closed on Sundays and Mondays)
WINTER 1.12.2017 – 15.4.2018
open Mon-Sat (24.-25.12. closed)
Tour at Mine includes warm beverage, interesting stories about geology and history, the tales of amethyst and digging your own lucky amethyst stone from winter digging area. The tours are always guided
StandBy Tours for individual travellers
11:10 departure by Pendolino from Luosto centre. Buy the tickets HERE
11:30 at Ukko-Luosto ( 2,5 km from centre). Buy the tickets HERE
14:30 at Ukko-Luosto ( 2,5 km from centre). Buy the tickets HERE
Price: From Luosto centre 68 €/adult, 30 €/child 3-12 years including the entrance ticket.
Price: From Ukko-Luosto centre 55 €/adult, 25 €/child 3-12 years including the entrance ticket.
Morning visit: Pendolino from Luosto center at 11:10 , from Ukkoluosto parking lot at 11:30 and from Lampivaara Cafe at 12:00 am
Afternoon visit: Pendolino from Luosto Ukkoluosto at 14:30 and from Lampivaara Café at 3:00 pm
In winter time there is no open road to Amethyst Mine/Lampivaara. You can reach Lampivaara Café by skiing, by snowshoeing or by winter hiking. The nearest car park is at Ukko-Luosto parking lot 2,5 km’s (45 mins walk) from Lampivaara.
DEPARTURES FROM LAMPIVAARA
12:00 at Lampivaara Cafe (5 km from center) . Price 28 €/adult and 15 €/chd 3-12 years
15:00 at Lampivaara Cafe (5 km from center) . Price 28 €/adult and 15 €/chd 3-12 years
On May open on request.