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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.

 

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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. Himos has 26 slopes with active things to do in the winter, and you will certainly find a hill suitable for every skill level. Snow world In Lumila, the little ones in the family have enough speed and fun all day long!

Dog- Sledding

You’ll find the southernmost husky farms and dog-sled safaris in the Himos-Jämsä region. Dog-sledding is one of the most popular activities in Jämsä. Come and see the cute doggies!

 

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. 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 quad bike and choose your own route.

Snowmobiling

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. If you like speed, snowmobile school is just for you! 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.

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.

First Snow Track

Himos’ First Snow track runs from the area next to West Himos towards North Himos. The track is 1.7 km long each way, with a total length of 3.4 km. The track is 8-10 m wide and lighted along its entire length.

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. The price includes guide services, equipment and a hot 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. The shower rooms have both a normal sauna and a steam sauna. In summer, holidaymakers can swim in Koskikeskinen Lake, close to Koskikara, and in winter there is also the option of ice hole swimming.

 

Gyms

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. Enjoy of the movement! 

 

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