Places to visit

Places to visit in Pyhä-Luosto

Pyhä-Luosto National Park is a year-round destination for hikers who enjoy the scenic fell nature. In the middle of the national park is also located one of the most unique places to visit in Lapland and the whole of Europe, the Lampivaara Amethyst Mine. It is possible to participate in a guided mine visit all year round, with the exception of a few weeks in May and November, when it is not safe to travel to the mine due to weather conditions.

Inside the Pyhä-Luosto National Park, there is also the Ukko-Luosto scenic hut. A scenery hut is a wilderness hut whose permanent exhibition "Fell light scenery" introduces its viewers to the secrets of northern natural light phenomena. The 4 km long route to the summit of Ukko-Luosto fell is worth climbing. 575 steps lead the hiker to the look out point on the top of Ukko-Luosto, which offers a memorable view towards Siurunaapa. From the top of Ukko-Luosto you will also get the best pictures of Luosto's iconic landmark, the Luosto weather station.


From the Nature Centre Naava in Pyhä, everyone who goes on an excursion to the national park gets the best tips on the current conditions on the trail. In addition, you can visit the nature centre free of charge a magnificent nature exhibition on the nature, geology and cultural history of Pyhä-Luosto National Park or play a hiking game popular with families.

Places to visit


Lampivaara Amethyst mine

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Visitors Centre Naava

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