The joy of cycling can be felt when you are cycling through a beautiful city, breathtaking natural sites or mountainous terrain of Himos area. The Himos-Jämsä region offers splendid opportunities for cycling. By bike, you can get quickly and conveniently from one place to another, or alternatively you can head out for a longer trip on a bike. Himos has eFatbikes for rent, check availability in advance. The newest bike route is the Sorvajärvi nature exercise trail, which also has a shed and a campfire site. Also on offer is the bumpy and winding Pumptrack, located in the centre of Jämsä, which you can wind your way around on a bike, scooter or skateboard. The more challenging balance track is suitable for all ages.


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Lakeland by Cycle

Experience Finland by bike with, on the website you can find the right routes and services along. Lakeland by Cycle Bikepacking Routes geographically and historically connects the natural sites, attractions and services of Central Finland along the best gravel and forest roads in the region. You recognize cycling-friendly companies on the road with the Welcome Cyclist badge

The Old Church Gravel Loop

The Old Church Gravel Loop is an epic 442km and 5-8-day rollercoaster-like route on some forgotten backroads of the western Jyväskylä region. From the Petäjävesi Old Church, the route goes south via Koskenpää and Halli toward Jämsä by the small but sweet nature reserve of Herajärvi. Before Jämsä, the route passes the Vororotti ravine dell and its hidden cave favored by highway bandits in the late 19th century. Lakeland by Cycle: The Old Church Gravel Loop (updated 12.9.2023) · Ride with GPS


Around Himos there are splendid landscapes among which you can choose the cycle route, that suits you best, Northen biking route or Bikin route of Jämsänniemi. You can head out on your bike trip using either your own bike or one rented from Himos.

Sorvajärvi Nature Sports Trail

There is a sandy and gravel paved bike path ideal for exploring mountain biking. On the route there are hills, boardwalks, speed curves and jumps as well as a shed and a campfire site. The length of the route is 3 km, a wide path is suitable for hiking and for other exercises. Address: Rauhalanmutkan hiihtoparkki.

Isojärvi National Park

Mountain biking trail is 16 km long. Parts of the trail are challenging and takes you up to the barren heaths high on the rocks and down to the mires located deep in canyon valleys.

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Experience nature in the stirring natural surroundings of Himos-Jämsä. Come and be amazed by natural features that were shaped by the ice age and by the valuable nature conservation areas.

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The Himos-Jämsä region provides plenty of opportunities for relaxing in comfort and staying for a long vacation. Central Finland’s beautiful nature invites you to enjoy its sights and sounds, all year round.

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