Amethyst Mine

Lampivaara Amethyst Mine, located in Lapland, is a fascinating travel destination all year round. The amethyst of Lampivaara fell was born 2 000 million years ago in the bowels of the ancient mountains. There is now a gem mine on the top of the hill that will sustain for the hundreds of years.

Guided Amethyst Mine tour in winter time includes car transfers from Pyhä, return transportation to Amethyst Mine with special snow vehicle “Amethyst Pendolino”, warm beverage, the stories of geology and history in addition to the properties of the gems and the uses of amethyst. After the story moment in warm wooden shelter, each visitor will be able to dig for their own personal lucky amethyst. In the end of the visit there is some time to drop by a small “Amethyst Shop” on site.

Reaching the Amethyst Mine can be done by snowmobiles or a car transfer.
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