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Opening hours

SUMMER 2019:

Amethyst Mine is daily open from 1st of June until 31st of October.  Visits start every full hour from Lampivaara café.

1.6. – 15.08.2019 full hours from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm (last tour begins)

16.08. – 30.09.2019 full hours from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm (last tour begins)

1.10. – 31.10.2019 Tuesday – Saturday full hours from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm (last tour begins, closed on Sundays and Mondays)

November 1.-30.11.2018

Monday-Friday, 1 tour per day at 12:30 and start from Amethyst Shop.

WINTER 1.12.2018 – 22.4.2019

(24.12. open only on request for groups)

open Mon-Sat

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 at Luosto centre

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 75 €/adult, 37 €/child 3-12 years including the entrance ticket.

Price: From Ukko-Luosto centre 60 €/adult, 28 €/child 3-12 years including the entrance ticket.

Morning visit: Pendolino 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. Children under 3 years free of charge.

DEPARTURES FROM LAMPIVAARA

12:00 at Lampivaara Cafe (5 km from center) . Price 30 €/adult and 15 €/chd 3-12 years

15:00 at Lampivaara Cafe (5 km from center) . Price 30 €/adult and 15 €/chd 3-12 years

On May open on request.