Amethyst mine on top of Lampivaara hill is located in the immediate vicinity of the Luosto recreation centre, in the middle of Lapland’s beautiful landscape.
During the visit to Amethyst mine, the local professionals will delight you with interesting stories and legends about mining. You will have a chance to dig for your own, lucky amethyst stone, which will be yours to keep! The professional guide will be with you throughout the whole tour.
The amethyst of Lampivaara, located in Pyhä-Luosto Lapland, Finland, was formed about 2 000 million years ago in the bowels of the ancient mountains. There is now a special gem mine on the top of the hill that will sustain for the hundreds of years. You are welcome to join us!
The sustainable Lampivaara Amethyst mine is possibly the only gemstone mine in the world that welcomes visitors. The mine at the top of the hill introduces you to the fascinating world of gemstones. You will hear stories told for millennia, and get to dig for your own lucky amethyst, that has waited 2000 million years to be found.
Dig your own gem stone of Lapland, purple amethyst, during your visit to Amethyst Mine! On the top of Lampivaara hill you can admire maybe the most beautiful landscape of the area. During the storytelling moment you will learn about this fascinating stone.
- Pick up/drop off
- Transportation to Luosto, Amethyst Mine Lampivaara
- Guided tour at Mine: includes fresh beverage, interesting stories about geology and history, the tales of amethyst and digging your own lucky amethyst stone
- Pick-up and drop off at accommodation in Rovaniemi center (6 km radio)
- Pickups are made within 30 minutes before tour starts.
- Lampivaara Amethyst Mine is located about 120 km from Rovaniemi.
Meeting point: Arctic Circle Snowmobile Park Safari house
Pickup is offered in following places
- Arctic City Hotel
- Arctic Light Hotel
- Arctic TreeHouse Hotel
- Hotelli Aakenus
- Lapland Hotels Sky Ounasvaara
- Lumimaa – Snowland
- Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna,Rovaniemi
- Rovaniemi Airport
- Santa Claus Holiday Village
- Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus
- Scandic Pohjanhovi
- Scandic Polar
- Scandic Rovaniemi City