WINTER 1.12.2016 – 21.4.2017
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
10:45 departure by Pendolino from Luosto centre. Buy the tickets HERE
11:00 at Ukko-Luosto ( 2,5 km from centre). Buy the tickets HERE
13:30 at Ukko-Luosto ( 2,5 km from centre). Buy the tickets HERE
Price: From Luosto centre 63 €/adult, 28 €/child 3-12 years including the entrance ticket.
Price: From Ukko-Luosto centre 53 €/adult, 24 €/child 3-12 years including the entrance ticket.
Morning visit: Pendolino from Luosto center at 10:45 , from Ukkoluosto parking lot at 11:00 and from Lampivaara Cafe at 11:30 am
Afternoon visit: Pendolino from Luosto Ukkoluosto at 13:30 and from Lampivaara Café at 2:00 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
11:30 at Lampivaara Cafe (5 km from center) . Price 27 €/adult and 14 €/chd 3-12 years
14:00 at Lampivaara Cafe (5 km from center) . Price 27 €/adult and 14 €/chd 3-12 years
During Easter the Amethyst mine is open every day, also on Sunday 16th and on Monday 17th of April.
On May open on request.
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)