Lampivaara amethyst mine is located in Luosto
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.
The sustainable Lampivaara Amethyst mine 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.
Visits to the Lampivaara Amethyst mine
You can visit the Lampivaara Amethyst mine independently. During summer you can hike or bike up to the Lampivaara. During winter you can ski, walk with snowshoes or enjoy the ride of the Amethyst pendolino. Amethyst mine visits starts from the Lampivaara Café and the tours are always guided.
For more information about the Amethyst pendolino transportation you can read from the Lampivaara amethyst mine web page, or bottom of this page.
Leave your car to Ukkoluosto parking area
The shortest starting point to get to the mine inpendently is to leave your car to Ukkoluosto parking area, and either hike, bike, ski or snowshoe the rest of the journey (2,5 km) to Lampivaara. See where is the parking area from Google Maps.
Guided trips to the Lampivaara amethyst mine you can find on the bottom of the page.