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 is possibly the only gemstone mine in the world that 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.
Amethyst mine visits starts from the Lampivaara Café. During summer you can hike or bike up to the Lampivaara Café. During winter you can ski, walk with snowshoes or enjoy the ride of the Amethyst pendolino. Please, choose the best way for you to visit Amethyst mine below.