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.

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Downhill Skiing

Himos has 21 slopes, with difficulty levels to suit just about every ability. The ski area has 15 lifts, two of which are elevated chairlifts. Himos can be easily reached by public transportation from the Jämsä city centre or with your own vehicle. Hit the slopes at Himos.

Dog- Sledding

You’ll find the southernmost husky farm and dog-sled safari in the Himos-Jämsä region. Dog-sledding is one of the most popular activities in Jämsä.


Snowshoe trekking

The beautiful winter landscape at Himos will tempt you to go on a snowshoe tour 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. Jämsä’s local swimming hall has a pool devoted to the wee members of the family and a larger pool for the parents. In the winter, visitors to Himos-Jämsä can also try taking a dip in a hole cut into the frozen surface of the lake. Fins more about winter swimming here.

Quad Bike Ride

The guided quad bike safaris organised by Himos Safaris offer unforgettable experiences in the rugged Himos landscapes. If desired, you can also rent a quad bike 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. Find more about snowmobiling here.


By ice or track

Cross-country Skiing

Cross-country skiers 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.


Ice Skating

What will it be: Tour skating through lovely landscapes? The fast-paced action of a hockey game? Or learning the secrets of curling? The Himos-Jämsä region offers several different ways to spend your holiday on the ice.


When it`s extremely cold weather

Indoor swimming

There’s plenty of splashing going down all year round in Jämsä’s local indoor swimming pools. In the Koskikara swimming pool, swimmers get to enjoy the therapy pool, children’s pool and exercise pool.



Feel like getting your training gear on and heading for the gym? Whether it’s a frosty day or a rainy one, or in general just to keep yourself in good shape, the Himos-Jämsä region offers gym exercise options as well. Find the local gyms here.


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Liesjärvi Safari with ATVs

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Himos snowmobile safari

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Arctic Floating

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Ice Fishing Expedition

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Husky safari

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Snowshoe trekking

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Tour Skating

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With pleasant canoeing trips, riotous paintball games, speedy snowmobile and quad bike safaris, and fascinating cultural adventures, there is plenty of action to be found in Jämsä for groups large or small. So gather your group together and head out to enjoy some entertaining group activities! Activity options can be found for both summer and winter landscapes, and for both sunny outdoor days and rainy indoor ones.

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The Himos-Jämsä region contains several places to eat, shop and experience invigoratingly indulgent treatments. The region's restaurants and cafés offer delectable experiences and a relaxing atmosphere. Keen shoppers have the opportunity to browse the region’s charming felt shops and other specialty retailers. See what the region has to offer for your unique holiday experience.

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