Explore an amethyst mine
Day trips & excursions

Explore an amethyst mine

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Dutch , Finnish , Chinese
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 6 hours
Do this because
  • Hike up a mountain with spectacular scenery
  • Visit a 20 million years old amethyst mine
  • Dig out your beautiful amethyst
  • Enjoy a traditional Finnish BBQ lunch
What to expect

Explore a 20 million years old amethyst mine. Hike up a mountain and look at the beautiful nature and scenery surrounding you. Walk inside the ancient mountain where the mine is located while listening to your guide who will explain you all about the mine and the gemstones.

Once in the mine, you get to dig for your own amethyst which you get to keep as a memory to this adventure. On the mountain, you will enjoy a delicious traditional Finnish BBQ with grilled sausage and blueberry juice.

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What's included
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Dutch, Finnish, German, French, Italian, Spanish or Chinese speaking guide upon request
  • Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel within a 16km radius of Rovaniemi city center
  • Guided visit to an amethyst mine
  • Amethyst gift (a stone that fits in a closed fist)
  • Campfire BBQ including pork sausage, fish soup, blueberry tea
What's not included
  • Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel outside a 16km radius of Rovaniemi city center available for a small fee
Reduced price
  • Infant (0-4 years): free
  • Child (4-14 years): reduced
Where
  • Pick-up from Rovaniemi hotels only
Meeting point:

Check HERE the full list of pick-up locations in Rovaniemi. Please keep in mind that If your hotel is not mentioned on the list and you still wish to arrange the pick-up you will have to pay an extra fee on site.

What to remember
  • A minimum of two persons is necessary for this tour to take place
  • Children under the age of 14 years must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Vegetarian and vegan meal options are available, please contact the local operator directly
  • Remember to dress according to the weather and wear warm, wind and rainproof clothing and comfortable walking shoes
  • Pick-up is available for free within a 16km radius of Rovaniemi, outside the radius pick-up is available for an extra fee. Please be ready 10-minutes before pick-up time
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When
  • Daily at 9.00am
  • From 1 May-31 October 2020
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Provider
Nordic Unique Travels
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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