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. Come hit the slopes at Himos and enjoy a beautiful winter day.

Downhill skiing

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. 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. You can also head out on a long, 2 to 3-hour dog sled safari out into the magnificent winter lake country. Make some unforgettable memories with these heartwarming huskies!

Dog-sledding

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. Skate ski your way to the lodge for some hot juice or take a break in a lean-to to admire nature. Head out on the slick, groomed tracks for a wonderful winter day!

Cross-country skiing

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. In Jämsä, you’ll find outdoor ice fields and ice arenas, where you can try your hand at curling or mix it up in a hockey game.

Ice skating

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.

Snowmobiling

Adventure games

In the Himos-Jämsä region there are adventure games for every season of the year.

Escape rooms, simulators, paintball, and airsoft games.

Get your team together and head out to experience some unique adventures!

Adventure Games

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 winter there is also the option of ice hole swimming.

Indoor swimming pool

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.

Gyms

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Groups

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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Services

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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Attractions

The region's intriguing cultural experiences invite you to come and see the Himos-Jämsä region’s enchanting museums, striking art exhibitions and top-quality theatrical performances. Meet cute farm animals or admire at the works of art created by local artists. The Jämsä region offers plenty to see, from the Moose Zoo to the region’s traditional felt culture – Pick your favourite and enjoy an unforgettable holiday!

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