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Amethyst Mine Lapland

Ukko-Luostontie, Luosto 99555, Finland
+358 40 0666820
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Trip to Pyhä-Luosto National Park and Amethyst Mine
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In the middle of Pyhä-Luosto national park on top of Lampivaara fell in Lapland Finland is a sustainable amethyst mine where visitors hear fascinating stories and dig their personal lucky amethyst.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“bumpy ride” (3 reviews)
“national park” (6 reviews)
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Ukko-Luostontie, Luosto 99555, Finland
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+358 40 0666820
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"interesting talk"
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"bumpy ride"
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"national park"
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"great ride"
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"lucky stone"
in 5 reviews
"fun experience"
in 3 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 2 reviews
"amazing scenery"
in 2 reviews
"nice walk"
in 2 reviews
"warm juice"
in 3 reviews
"snow cat"
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"interesting trip"
in 2 reviews
"great fun"
in 5 reviews
"mining experience"
in 2 reviews
"snowmobile safari"
in 3 reviews
"snow mobiles"
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"steep stairs"
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Great opportunity to learn about Amethyst and crystals, especially for my 8 year-old daughter who became interested in the area. Their explanation and the unique amethyst mining experience perfectly met her and our expectations, though, seemingly, difficult to find a big amethyst in a limited...More

Thank katsuyori
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Bumpy ride with great views at the top. Nice little talk with warm juice. The digging is at the bottom of steep stairs and was quite fun.

Thank verocdb
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Driving up by snow mobile and digging out our own amethysts was a great way to spend an afternoon. Highly recommended

Thank jem999
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We took the snow transport from Luosto centre, it takes about one hour to climb through heavily snowed forests to the top of the fell. It’s a unique way to travel, quite a bumpy ride and it was very full on New Years Day so...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We visited as part of an excursion with TUI. We rode a snow mobile up the mountain (our only negative was that we had specifically asked if we could have a snow mobile each....to drove both ways..and was told yes. Only to arrive and find...More

Thank Leane D
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

First you sit some cute car up to the amethyst mine. Along the way, they will stop to let you take some photos. Once you reach the mine, the scenery from the top is too beautiful i can't even describe it. The Amethyst hunt in...More

Thank shanshining
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

i took my two daughters up to the mine from Luosto. We caught the snow cat pulling the pandalino (sorry if not spelled correctly) and had the most wonderful time. Very informative and entertaining at the same time. The prefect afternoon trip.

Thank dawnj813
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Its nice to visit the mine, to try to find your lucky amethyst and drink the hot juice the oferr to you in such Way. The vehicle to reach the top is fun and original. For me the best are the wonderful views, nice photos...More

Thank Ana A
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

A wonderful ride to the top if the fells by snowmobile/sled or pendolino. The scenery is outstanding. A very instructive talk re amethyst and how it's mined before you descend into the mine to find your own stone.

Thank Kaz S
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Interesting info on the geology of amethysts, a beautiful view, and digging for amethysts is strangely addictive. No one goes home empty-handed. It was a nice walk over from the hotel area and a good way to occupy a couple hours.

Thank Karen S
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snowman419
11 February 2018|
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Response from Kaz S | Reviewed this property |
Hi if you are staying in Luosto go to the amethyst mine shop and book direct with them the pendolino takes you there and back from outside the shop which is situated opposite the Tunturi Hotel
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Brianna O
2 February 2017|
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Response from seyenepo | Reviewed this property |
Rovaniemi to Luosto is approx 1.5 to 2 hours drive on a decent road.
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kavita2582
3 April 2015|
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Response from 536Sandy55 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we booked locally [we were staying in Luosto], amethyst mine have a little shop in Luosto which is open every day 10am till 5pm [approx], it was cheaper to book with them and also they have a snowcat which takes around... More
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