Summer in Himos-Jämsä
In the Himos-Jämsä region, you can enjoy a full range of fun activities in the summer. Its crystal clear waters and breathtaking landscapes offer the perfect setting for paddling, with numerous paddling routes to choose from. Happy days spent playing on and in the water offer unbeatably fun experiences for your holiday. Summer is a great time to see if the fish are biting and enjoy lake life. Jämsä’s numerous beaches invite holidaymakers to enjoy a sunny summer day and the relaxed beach vibe. Why not take a break from shopping and go for a dip in the outdoor pool? The Himos-Jämsän region also offers cyclists a wide range of options. By bike, you can get quickly and conveniently from one place to another, or you can head out for a longer trip on a mountain bike.
Jämsä and Himos provide action and excitement for all tastes. Himos is a lively event centre that features all types of events all year round.
Hiking in nature
Enchanting nature, impressive terrain and sparkling waters – the Jämsä region offers all kinds of nature experiences. Himos, Päijänne and Isojärvi National Park warmly welcome tourists to enjoy the natural beauty of Lakeland Finland.
In the Himos-Jämsä region, you can get to meet many kinds of animals. Cute domestic animals, charming huskies and friendly moose all offer a warm welcome to visiting tourists. In the Himos-Jämsä area you can find Finland’s only domesticated moose park, as well as Finland’s southernmost husky farm. At the domestic animal park you can meet horses, goats, chickens, and more. In addition, you can find farms in the Jämsä area which sell agricultural products and local food.
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.
Winter slowly melts away to be replaced by the freshening air of spring. In the spring, you can still get the last of your winter wax off your alpine or cross-country skis. Whatever the weather is, Jämsä`s cultural offering can`t be beat- museums, exhibitions, a domestic animal park and moose farm.
The Himos-Jämsä region is the perfect place to spend a summer holiday. In the summer, the focus of Himos and Jämsä turns towards multiple summer events and nature tourism. Check out our summer tips and combine your favourite summer activities.
The handsome cliffs and foaming rapids display the very best that nature has to offer. The hiking routes and nature trails draw visitors in to hiking and trekking adventures and experiences of the magical atmosphere of the forests.