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Opening hours

WINTER 2013 -2014

16. – 23.12.2013 EVERY DAY , guided tours: 12:00 in English and 2:00 pm guidance in Finnish.
Pendolino starts ½ hour before from Ukko-Luosto parking area

24. -25. 12.2013 closed - Merry Christmas

26.12.2013 – 21.4.2014  EVERY DAY guided tours: 12:00 and 2:00 pm in English and in Finnish

Further info:

There are two presentations daily: at 12.00 and 2.00 pm. Guided presentations and tours are given in English and in Finnish. You can arrive to Amethyst Mine by travelling with special Amethyst Pendolino.  Economic StandBy-departures from Ukko-Luoston parking lot (see map) daily at 11.30 and 1.30 pm.

Tickets for the Pendolino ride you can buy in advance from our E-SHOP  or visit our Little Mine Shop in Luosto.

37 €/adult
20€/child (3 – 12 years)

Family (2 paying adults and 2 children less than 12 years): 94€

Tour include return transportation, warm beverage, presentation of this fascinating gem stone and digging own amethyst stone for everyone.


SUMMER 2013:

Amethyst Mine is daily open from 1st of June until 31st of October. Opening hours are following, on May we are open for groups on request.

01.06. – 15.08.2013 from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm (last tour begins)

16.08. – 30.09.2013 from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm (last tour begins)

1.10. – 31.10 Tuesday – Saturday from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm (last tour begins, closed on Sundays and Mondays)


You can reach the mine also by walking along the service road (not skiing track), or by skiing and snowshoeing. Th local safari companies arrange tours by snowmobile to Amethyst Mine, check their weekly programs!

How to arrive to Amethyst Mine in winter