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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Thrills and experiences


Dog-sledding is one of the most popular activities in Jämsä. You can play with the huskies at the farm, take a little spin around a field, sit back and let the dogs take you for a ride or learn how to drive the team yourself. 

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!

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.


Rally track

Welcome to experience driving adventure in Koskenpää. The winter and summer seasons offer perfect conditions to optimize your driving performance on different surfaces.  The ERM Events drive program has been designed to improve your driving skills on various surfaces.

Adventure games

We offer diverse adventure games throughout the year for vacationers, corporate team-building days, and group hangouts with friends. Choose from a wide range of activities that promise an unforgettable experience. Wild West at Himos adds an exciting addition to our year-round adventure game selection. Book yours now!

Moose Manor

At the Moose Manor, you have a unique opportunity to meet not only fallow deer and reindeer, but also moose – from eye to eye! In addition to the zoo experience, Moose Manor offers delicious country-style food, providing not only encounters with animals but also tasty culinary adventures.

Weekly programs in Himos

Experience diverse and enjoyable activities suitable for travelers of all ages at Himos. HimosHolidays’ winter week programs are available until Easter. Additionally, there in offer equipment rentals and activities for families and small groups on request.

In the heart of nature

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.

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.


Cycling is suitable for all seasons. In the snowy winter landscapes, an electric-assist Fatbike makes it easy to ride along forest trails, perfect for both beginners and seasoned riders.

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.

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.

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.

Winter fishing

HimosLomat, Lucky Fish and KJM Sportfishing offer fishing trips for groups. Suitable for families on vacations, day trips, special groups or even as a gift. 

When it`s extremely cold

Felt culture

Explore a wide selection of authentic felt boots, beautiful home decor items, and cozy wool sweaters and shawls at the woolen mills’ stores. Take a journey through the world of felt products and discover felt treasures to take home with you.

Indoor Swimming pool

 In the Koskikara swimming pool, swimmers get to enjoy the therapy pool, children’s pool and exercise pool.


Himos-Jämsä contains several small specialty stores, but the city also features Finland’s top chain stores.

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