Winter activities


The Himos-Jämsä region offers a wide variety of activities. On the winter, you can enjoy the beautiful landscape of Central Finland while, for example, skiing, snowmobiling or dog sledding. Even though the landscape itself is a good reason to choose Jämsä as a winter holiday destination, you’ll get even more out your holiday by taking advantage of the huge offering of activities. There’s plenty to do for those who want to enjoy a peaceful stay, and for those who want to get out and be active. Check out Himos Holiday Activities.


-Why drive to Lappland when you can drive to Himos-Jämsä!-


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Downhill Skiing

The well-known Himos ski center is located in Jämsä. The slopes usually open in December, with the ski season running well until May Day.  Snow world In Lumila, the little ones in the family have enough speed and fun all day long!

Dog- Sledding

You’ll find two husky farms in the Himos-Jämsä region. Dog-sledding is one of the most popular activities in Jämsä. You can romp around with the dogs on the husky farm, go for a spin in the field, let the dogs pull you in a sled or learn to drive a dog sled yourself. Come and see the cute doggies!


Snowshoe trekking

The beautiful winter landscape at Himos will tempt you to go on a snowshoeing which will also serve as an excellent work-out for the whole body.

Winter swimming

In the Himos-Jämsä region, swimming is not limited to the summer months. In the winter, visitors to Himos-Jämsä can also try taking a dip in a hole cut into the frozen surface of the lake. Check out winter swimming options.

ATV safaris

The guided ATV safaris organised by Himos Safaris offer unforgettable experiences in the rugged Himos landscapes. If desired, you can also rent a ATV and choose your own route.


The Himos-Jämsä region has an extensive snowmobiling track route, along which you can admire the landscape covered in beautifulwhite snowdrifts. Check out the route network or join a snowmobile safari.


For children

Winter time offers countless activities for the whole family. Winter adventures, animal encounters and snowy fun are available for children and the child-minded. In Himos`s Snow fun family area, you go down the hill the way you want, even all day long.  Choose the right activity for you and your family and then just go!

Hiking routes

In nature, hiking relaxes and lowers stress levels. There are many good hiking trails in the Himos-Jämsä area. Please note that not all routes have winter maintenance. Photo: Julia Kivelä/Visit Jyväskylä Region.

By ice or on the track

Cross-country Skiing

Cross-country skiiers will find plenty to love on their holiday in Jämsä. There are over 100 kilometres of ski tracks winding through the beautiful, varied terrain of the Himos-Jämsä region.


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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