Posted on 30/12/2019
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Amethyst Mine Tour: Luosto Amethyst Mine Day Tour from Rovaniemi

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Enjoy a day tour to Luosto and visit the famous amethyst mine. Dig for your gemstones and take with you what you find if it fits within your fist. Marvel at the beautiful northern landscape and enjoy a Lappish BBQ before you return to Rovaniemi.

◾ Visit the renowned Luosto amethyst Mine and dig for your own gemstone to take home as a souvenir
◾ Marvel at the stunning arctic forests and landscape
◾ Savor a delicious Finnish BBQ with sausages and blueberry juice

About this experience

DURATION: 6 hours
MEETING POINT: At your hotel/accommodation within a 10km radius from Rovaniemi center or at Nordic Unique Travels Safari Office, 29 Maakuntakatu, Rovaniemi
LANGUAGE/S: English (Other languages are available on request)
DEPARTURE TIME: Between 9:30 am and 11:30 am depending on the season
WHO CAN COME: The Amethyst Mine Tour from Rovaniemi is suitable for all

Description - What to expect

Board on the private car directly from your hotel on a full-day tour to the city of Luosto located 115 km away from Rovaniemi. The city nests underneath impressive mountains formed 20 million years ago, and they are covered with lush forests. In this fantastic natural setting, explore the ancient amethyst mine and learn everything about the region and what makes it so unique.

Climb up the mountain and meet your expert guide to learn about the history of this amazing place and try your lack by digging in search of your amethyst gemstone, which you can take with you provided it can fit inside your fist. End your day with a campfire BBQ and taste delicious grilled sausages and blueberry juice before you head back for your return journey to Rovaniemi.

What's included, what's not

✔ Hotel Pickup / Drop Off is available from most centrally located Rovaniemi hotels/apartments within a 10 km (6 mi) Radius
✔ English speaking guide (other languages available on request: Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese)
✔ Campfire BBQ Lunch( vegetarian option available on request)
✔ keep the amethyst gemstone you find (that fits in your closed fist)

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours