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.

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.


Dual Sport- and Adventure Motorcycling

In Jämsä region we have hundreds of kilometers of nice small gravel roads, World Championship level rally stages and really nice scenery routes too for riding at summer and good winter conditions too. You can come with your own bike for our guided trips or we can help you to find suitable rental bikes also. Motorcycle driving licence is needed with road riding trips.

Snowscoot lessons and rentals

Combine the freedom of snowboarding and easiness of biking! Rent genuine JYKK-snowcoot. Snowscoot rental and teaching, that you can learn the basics and be able to continue by yourself.


By ice or 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 and Lucky Fish offer fishing trips for groups. Suitable for families on vacations, day trips, special groups or even as a gift. The price includes guide services, equipment and a warm drink.

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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