Pyhä-Luosto is an area comprising two fell resorts in Lapland, located only a 90-minute drive north of Rovaniemi and the Arctic Circle.
The unhurried atmosphere, genuine Lappishness and modern tourist services make Pyhä-Luosto a pleasant entirety. Pyhä and Luosto are located close to one another, and visitors can easily use the services of both resorts.
Pyhä-Luosto national park and a unique Amethyst mine
Experience the magnificent landscape, beautiful natural features and peace of Pyhä-Luosto National Park, together with the area’s versatile services. The Pyhä-Luosto National Park is located just a side of Pyhä and Luosto tourist centres, connecting these two centres along the hiking and skiing trails. Pyhä-Luosto National Park is a superb destination for day trips and short hikes. The Luosto area is known for its majestic old-growth pine forests and Pyhätunturi for its geology and Sámi history.
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 , near Luosto centre, 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.
In Lapland, swapping the hustle and bustle of ski resorts and cities to the peace and quiet of the wilderness takes mere minutes.