Summer activities

 

The Himos-Jämsä region is the perfect place to spend a summer holiday. In the summer, all eyes turn toward Himos’ wide array of summer events and nature tourism. Himos’ 18-hole golf course, the Wanha Witonen paddling route, fish-stocked waters and enchanting nature provide the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday, close to services. Check out our summer tips and combine your favourite summer activities.

 

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Paddling

The waterways of Central Finland are the ideal place for paddling enthusiasts. Crystal clear water and gorgeous natural landscapes provide the perfect setting. In the Himos-Jämsä area, you’ll find a wide variety of excellent paddling routes, along which you can take inthe very best that the nature of Central Finland has to offer: sparkling waters, spectacular shorelines and the beautiful, deep forests that line them.

 

Lakes

Rip-roaring water activities, fishing, relaxing days on the beach and the ease of boat life. Finnish Lakeland invites you to get the most out of your holiday in Jämsä. The Himos-Jämsä region boasts a stunning array of activities for summer holidaymakers. Jämsä has over 400 lakes, the largest of which are Lake Päijänne and Lake Längelmävesi. The fish-filled waters of Finnish Lakeland and its sunny beaches offer the perfect setting for spending a summer day.

 

Golf

Wide-ranging fairways and velvety greens beckon the avid golfer to Himos Golf. Himos’ 18-hole par 72 course challenges both beginners and experts alike. Varying elevations make it possible to play through ever-changing terrain, which offers spectacular views of Himos’ slopes.

 

ATV-safaris

Jämsä offers plenty of action for speed lovers. The guided ATV- safaris organised by Himos Safaris offer unforgettable experiences in the rugged Himos landscapes. The ATV- safaris wind their way around the local terrain and offer some high-speed adrenaline. If desired, you can also rent a quad bike and choose your own route. So why not come along and explore Himos’s magnificent terrain on the back of a quad bike?

 

Cycling

The joy of cycling through a beautiful city, breathtaking natural sites and Himos’s mountainous terrain. 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 mountain bike. Also on offer is the bumpy and winding Pumptrack, located in the centre of Jämsä.

 

Frisbee Golf

In the Himos-Jämsä region, there are numerous free frisbee golf courses, which will challenge even the most demanding players. Frisbee golf is the perfect activity for summer holidays, as it can be played by large and small groups as well as families with children.

Museums

has four local museums and many specialist museums which tell of the area’s traditions in the best way: the local area, the life and habits of the farmer, children’s games, and the early stages of the Finnish aviation industry. The museums are mostly open during the summer or by separate group booking.

Felt culture

Jämsä combines Central Finland’s traditional and unique felting industry with handicraft workers, sheephouses, artists from Finland and abroad, and associations closely related to the field. The area has become a significant hub for the felt industry, felt workers, felt artists and the whole field of felting.

Sauna Village

Sauna Village provides visitors with an opportunity to become acquainted with the most extensive collection of Finnish smoke saunas. Sauna Village is easily accessible by car, bus or even by boat. Sauna Village is located within the immediate vicinity of Highway 9, and a short walking distance away from the boat harbour in Juokslahti.

 

Maauimala activity park and Pumptrack course

Locates in the Jämsä town centre, the Maauimala activity park offers a wide variety of sports and recreational activitites. In the summer, you can take a swim and spend time in the grassy areas of the park sunbathing and enjoying a picnic.

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