AMETHYST MINE CLOSED TODAY 22nd of March 2020
The infection rate of the coronavirus pandemic has gotten worse, and the health authorities continue to recommend that people avoid travelling, including traveling within Finland. With the Finnish government’s policies and the well-being of our customers and staff in mind, Arctic Amethyst Ltd is shutting down all the operations of Amethyst Mine, Café Lampivaara and Amethyst Shop. Please see our onlineshop https://www.amethystmine.fi/onlineshop/
For the summer season we will open as soon as possible, anyway not before 1.6.2020.
Weekly tours are from Monday to Saturday (closed on Sundays) 1.12.2019 – 22.3.2020 (24.12. open only on request for groups)
During winter people can join the tour from Luosto centre, from Ukkoluosto parking lot or from Lampivaara cafe and transportation is by amethyst pendolino.
Prices and schedule:
Luosto centre 11:10 79€/adult and 38 €/child (3-12 years)
Ukkoluosto parking lot 11:30 and 14:30 63€/adult and 30€/child (3-12 years)
Lampivaara café 12:00 and 15:00 32€/adult and 15€/child (3-12 years)
1.12.2019 – 15.2.2020 first tour of the day is only in English and the afternoon tour (15:00) is in English and in Finnish.
17.2. – 18.4.2019 Both tours are in English and in Finnish.
11.12.2019-31.3.2020 Amethyst mine visit with video assisted presentation in Mandarin Chinese. Departure on every Wednesday and Friday from Ukkoluosto parking lot at 11:30 78€/adult and 36€/child (3-12 years)
2.1.-31.3.2020 Amethyst mine visits with guidance in French and German at every Thursday. Departures from Luosto center.
Amethyst mine visit in German on every Thursday from Luosto center at 11:10 92€/adult and 46€/child (3-12 years)
Amethyst mine visit in French on every Thursday from Luosto center at 14:10 92€/adult and 46€/child (3-12 years)
Tickets to the tours can be bought from our Online shop or from Amethyst Shop in Luosto centre (address: Luostontie 4 , 99555 Luosto). If you depart from Lampivaara café, then there is no need to book the tickets in advance, you can buy them from the café when you arrive.
In a family with two paying adults, every other under 12 years old child is free of charge.
If you depart from Lampivaara café, please note that it’s located in the middle of Pyhä-Luosto national park and there doesn’t go any road. Options to reach Lampivaara café are either by skiing, walk with snowshoes or walk on the pendolino track. Please remember that walking on a cross-country skiing track is not allowed. Nearest parking place is Ukkoluosto parking lot (2,5 km from the café) and it takes about 45 minutes to walk to Lampivaara.