There are nice bicycle routes in Himos where you can just go and wander about. Some of the routes are on paved and sand roads. Other routes take you to the iconic Finnish forest landscape to the trails of Himos mountain. We assure, that you will find suitable trails for your spirit, physical condition, equipment and time table.
Jämsä town is only 7 kilometers away, so going shopping or just sightseeing is quite easy with a bicycle. The town of Jämsänkoski is located about 14 kilometers from Himos, through Jämsä, so it’s possible to see two places in one day by bicycle. Attractions in easy biking distance are for example Witikkalan kartano (about 7 km), Felt factory Lahtiset (15 km) or Hallinportti Aviation Museum (30 km)
In the summer time, the routes and trails are just waiting for bicycles. The long days of summer offer you a possibility for a whole day biking trip in Himos or nearby attractions, such as Vororotti (about 20 km from Himos) or Oravivuori Nature Trail and Triangulation Tower (about 25 km from Himos).
During winter and snow, eFatbikes offer you a great possibility to test your leg muscles and feel the crisp air in the woods of Himos.
Bicycles (Helmet included)
10 € / 3 hours
20 € / day
40 € / 3 days
70 € / week
Fatbikes (Helmet included)
25 € / 1 hour
40 € / 2 hours
55 € / 3 hours
Next hours 10 € / hour
90 € / day
Children’s electronically assisted mountain bikes also available! Price 50 % of the prices above. Suggested min. height of the bicycler for children’s mountain bike is 120 cm.
Renting price includes a lock, so you can ride the cycle paths all the way to Jämsä or even Jämsänkoski town.
Himos and the Jämsänniemi cape are not huge in size, so you can easily just bike around. If you want to check out possible routes, here are some opinions. With eFatbikes you can also cycle in forests, the wide hiking trails of Northern Himos or the more challenging forest trails of Paljakka.
Ask for your copy of the printed map from the Himos Center reception!
Himos is a great location for many sorts of sport events. One of the events is Himos Epic MTB.
Himos Epic MTB is a competition for all mountain bike enthusiasts willing to test their skills in the versatile trails of Himos mountain. The events consists of 2 days and in total about 80 kilometers of bicycling in 14 stages. In practice, the competitors will drive the stages in groups of 5 bicyclists in one minute intervals. There are several competition groups to choose from, for example MASTERS for competitors over 40 years old, eBIKERS for the the ones bicycling with electronically assisted bicycle and DUET for teams of two persons.
HimosLomat and Himos Holiday work tightly together with the organizers of the event, so that the accommodation packages for the competitors and their supporters are affordable and well located.
In the year 2020 Himos Epic MTB will be held on 14 to 15 of August. The registration opens 1.1.2020. The organizer is biking club CC Ilves ry.