Shopping

Tasty treats from Jämsä and high-quality handicrafts. Jämsä contains several small specialty stores, but the city also features Finland’s top chain stores, including Citymarket, S-Market, Alko, Lidl, Löytötex and Tokmanni.

Those who want to discover local specialties should pay a visit to Jämsä’s several smaller stores – felt stores, handicraft and specialty stores, flea markets and antique shops. The best places are usually the hardest to find, so read our tips and go hunting for that perfect souvenir! And if you need to find the perfect gift to take back home, we recommend visiting the chocolate factory, ice cream factory, small cheese factory and vineyard, as well as picking up a few handicraft products created by our local artisans.

Felt stores

A shopping trip among genuine felt products? The Jämsä felt factory stores offer unique and high-quality felt products.

Finland’s most famous felt factory is the Lahtiset factory located in the village of Partala.

This factory produces nationally-renowned high felt boots and Finnish design products.

Among the felt factories’ range of products you can find genuine woollen felt boots, beautiful home decoration products and warm woollen jumpers and shawls.

Take a journey of discovery into the world of felt products and find some felt treasures for your own home.

Speciality shops

The Himos-Jämsä region boasts a wide range of speciality shops and charming little boutiques. Beautifully crafted pottery, exceptionally tasty delicacies and wonderful, hand-crafted works of art are all made right here in Jämsä. In addition to the standard sporting goods stores, we also have shops specialising in various sports and recrational activities.

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Flea markets

Jämsä’s selection of flea markets offers several alternatives to the avid flea market shopper. At Jämsä’s flea markets, you’ll find everything from clothing and dishware to furniture and ornaments for your home. Come see the amazing array of goods and find some real, honest-to-goodness bargains!

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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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Felt culture

The region of Jämsä is known for its unique felt art and handicraft traditions. In the single village of Partala alone there was once seven felt factories, there are still three felt factories in operation in Jämsä today. The area has become a significant hub for the felt industry, felt workers, felt artists and the whole field of felting. In the summer, felting is celebrated at the international felt exhibition. At the felt factory stores, you can pick up some genuine woollen felt boots and a variety of fun felt products.

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In addition to hotel restaurants, in Jämsä, you can find several good lunch restaurants, quality à la carte restaurants, quick-fix fast food restaurants and inspiring Asian restaurants.

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