Summer holiday’s activities

Summer week program offers fun for the whole family! Try for example golf in beautiful Patalahti golf water range or paddling on lake Patalahti.

Himos Safaris also provide other interesting activities and fascinating safaris: rent an ATV or go hiking! You can also visit Moose Manor and meet the furry friends in person or try eFatbike in versatile surroundings of Himos.

Also, HimosJämsä area has many interesting sights and places for you to visit.

Summer week program

Program valid weeks 23-33

Book in the calendar below or contact us!

Monday

4 pm Water range golf
An opportunity for the whole family to try golf at Himos’s spectacular water range. The water range is a great way to get to know the world of golf and is suitable for everyone, including first-timers.  Green card not required.
Price €3/30 balls. Club rental €3/club.
Assembly and additional information at the Caddie Master’s Office, at the end of Hiihtäjäntie. 

Also possible on other days – more information from the Caddie Master’s Office, tel. +358 400 998 66

Himos Golf vesirange

Tuesday

11 am Kayaking and canoeing trips
Kayaking in the beautiful lake scenery, departure from the Himos beach near Himos hotel. Trip takes place at lake Patalahti, with a break on the shore.
Duration 2.5 hours
Min. 4 persons, max. 18 persons.
Price €40/person, under six years old for free (twin-hull kayak).  Prices include life jackets.

4 pm eFatbike safari
Electrically assisted Fatbikes make the hilly landscapes of Himos a breeze, even if you haven’t ridden a bike for a while. Those who want an additional challenge can turn the electric assist off if a scenic ride is not their thing. The safari takes the riders on a scenic ride through the region to a fireplace where the group will roast sausages.
Duration ca. 2.5 h.
Price €69/person.
eFatbikes for kids also available. Over 8 year old children (min. height 120 cm) can participate. Price €49/child.

Wednesday

4 pm Visit to the Uusi-Yijälä organic farm and Patapirtti restaurant
The Uusi-Yijälä organic farm, on the other side of Patalahti, is a winery and restaurant specializing in seasonal food and Finnish ingredients.  You will get to see the farm, feed sheep, hear how they work the land and hear about the farm’s interesting history. After the visit, you can stay and have a meal at Patapirtti.
Duration ca. 1.5 h.
Price €8 (€4 for children aged 4-12).
The visit is free for diners.
Assembly at the farm at 4 pm. Address Jyväskyläntie 848, Jämsä, 3 km distance from Himos Center.

Thursday

1 pm Visit to Moose Manor
Observe moose, fallow deer and reindeer at the Moose Manor grounds. You will get to see animals at close range and feed them with the manor’s treats.  If the animals are in a good mood, you may even get to pet them!
Price €7/person, free visit for Moose Manor diners, menu available at www.hirvikartano.fi/en/.
Assembly at Moose Manor, Heinäseläntie 381. The Manor grounds are roughly 10 km from HimosCenter.

Friday

No program

Saturday

10 am Patajoki ATV safari
This quick safari is an excellent way to explore nature at Himos on all-terrain vehicles. Its route takes you around the Himos dirt roads and forest roads.
Duration ca. 1.5 h.
€89/Person, €69/person (with two riders per ATV).
Driver must have a T class driving licence (tractor).

5-8 pm Smoke sauna at the Sauna Village
Finland’s sauna town offers its best and heats up its hot rooms for Saturday heat bathers at the Sauna village, home of many smoke saunas. There are dozens of smoke saunas, some of them hundreds of years old. Several are heated on Summer Saturdays.  Prices and sign-ups to be announced.
The Sauna Village is 8 km from Himos, Pataniemi 420.

Sunday

No program

General terms of reservation concerning weekly programs

  • Minimum group size 4 people. Under 6 year old children must be accompanied by parents
  • Family = 2 adults with 2 children
  • Advance subscription for program must be done latest by 4 pm on the previous day. Register in Himos Holiday reception (Himos Center). Tel. +358 20 7119 210
  • The activities start at the Himos Safaris reception premises in Himos Center.
  • Participating in motorized programs under influence of alcohol is totally prohibited (0 tolerance).
  • Safari guides have right to prohibit the participation of person under influence of alcohol also to other programs.
  • Activities are arranged weather permitting.

Tel. + 358 (0)20 711 9230, himosholiday@himosholiday.com

We reserve the right to change the program and schedules.

Himos Center reception tel. + 358 (0)20 711 9210

Other activities

Nurmolandia animal center

At Nurmolandia, you can get to meet ponies, donkeys, sheep, goats, quail and rabbits. Cats and dogs are also a common sight. Nurmolandia lets you get to know the animals or take part in an animal care day event, for example. Horse riding opportunities are also provided.

Opening hours vary: plan your visit in advance with Nurmolandia.

Driving distance from Himos ca 15 min.

Opening hours and programmes can be found from Nurmolandia webpage here»
We recommend calling Nurmolandia to arrange your visit.

Pump track and children’s traffic park in Jämsä town

Jämsä town has a pump track and a children’s traffic park to entertain children of all ages. You can find the pump track at Keskuskatu 18b. Bikes, kick-boards, skateboards and roller skates are allowed: make sure to bring your own, as rentals are not provided.  Remember to use a helmet when riding the pump track!

The children’s traffic park is right across the road at Piispasentie 2. The park has traffic lights, a fueling station and a roundabout, allowing children to practice basic rules of the road. During opening hours, there is also a café on the grounds. Price €3/h.

There is an outdoor pool next to the traffic park and pump track – don’t forget to take your swimwear!

More information in HimosJämsä webpage here»

Disc golf Jämsä

There are several disc golf tracks in Jämsä. The Lamminsuo DiscGolfPark, in Jämsä town, is closest to Himos. The track has a water crossing section, which can also be skipped by beginners. Use of the park-like track is free, so make sure to bring your own discs.
The Lamminsuo Disc Golf track is at Puukilankatu 1.
More information in HimosJämsä webpage here».

On the water

You can choose from four speed sports: water skiing, wakeboarding, knee-boarding or ring-pulling at the lake – try all of them if you like! These sports really test your ability to handle speed! There are five seats on the boat in addition to the driver. Prices include the boat and fuel, the driver, lifejackets and equipment.
Price €180 for the first hour, €120 for additional hours.
Additional information and contacts in LuckyFish webpage here».
Activities must be reserved in advance.

Himos golf

The golf ranges at Himos pay respect to the region’s natural values and are situated in varied terrain. The course is a full 18 holes, with a par of 72.  Its total length is 6 km.  A wide water range is available for practice.  Players are required to have a valid green card.
More information at the webpage here» (in Finnish)
You can try your golf swing at the water range even if you have never golfed before. Green card not required.
Additional information from the Himos Golf Caddie Master’s office at the end of Hiihtäjäntie.

Local history museums

The Pälämäki Local History Museum showcases a moderately wealthy farmstead’s daily life and work at the end of the 19th century.
Pälämäki can be found at Ruotsulantie 42, 42100 JÄMSÄ.

The Aarresaari Local History Museum and its structures show the development of the village from the 14th century to the early 20th century. The museum showcases both traditional farming and early industrial items.
The Aarresaari Local History Museum can be found at Virtasalmentie 28, 42300 JÄMSÄNKOSKI.

More information on other museums is available in HimosJämsä webpage here».

Nature at Himos and Jämsä

Himos and Jämsä provide excellent opportunities to get to know Central Finland’s magnificent nature, both on land and water. There is a large variety of routes for hikers, bikers and rowers. Juveninkoski, Rotkojärvi and the Isojärvi National Park can easily take your breath away. There are many birdwatching platforms in the region. Jämsänniemi has loads of bike paths. The Wanha Witonen rowing route is a challenge for experienced cyclists, and the calmer lake areas at Patalahti are excellent for beginners.
More information in HimosJämsä webpage here».

Isojärvi national park

Arrival at Kylämäntie 1335, Kuhmoinen (enter “Heretyn metsätyökämppä” into your navigator)

Hiking on your own at Isojärvi National Park

A wilderness guide will receive you, introduce you to the national park and Finnish nature, and provide you with a map. There are two different routes, 3km (1.5-2 h) and 7km (2-3 h). These routes can be challenging for the inexperienced (elevation, rocks, roots), so we recommend setting aside enough time. Visitors will receive a cloth badge commemorating their trip to the national park. Price €15/person. Children under 4 get in free, but a cloth badge will not be given.  Sign up by 4 pm the previous day at +358 44 532 59 55. www.erataival.fi

Guided trips to the national park

A wilderness guide will receive you and introduce you to the national park. They will accompany you to the 3 km route. Snacks are provided for the trip. A national park cloth badge and postcard are given as souvenirs. On the trip, visitors will hear stories about Finnish nature and the national park’s signature animal, the beaver. Trips begin at 11 am. Duration 3 hours, price €50/person, €25 for children under 10, and children under 4 go free Guidance in Finnish and English. Snacks are included in the price.

Sign up by 4 pm the previous day at +358 44 532 59 55 or here»

Way out Himos

At Himos, you can also roleplay as a detective and solve the Jämsä bank heist mystery in an escape room game. Way Out Himos is good for families, company outings and first-timers.
More information and sign-ups from Himos Holiday Booking Center or Himos Center reception!

Patapirtti

On the other side of Patalahti from Himos Center, you’ll find the Patapirtti restaurant and the Uusi-Yijälä farm. Good food, a calm countryside, local wines and other souvenirs make Patapirtti a worthwhile experience.
More information and opening hours:  http://www.patapirtti.fi/ (in Finnish).

Summer theatre

Summer theatre is a traditional Finnish way to spend your summer evenings in an outside auditorium watching theater show. The Jämsä Summer Theater is located in the beautiful surroundings of Sähkökoski.

The Jämsä Summer Theatre’s programme will be published later.

Showtimes, tickets and driving instructions at http://www.jamsankesateatteri.fi/.

Hiking and biking paths

Himos is home to fantastic hiking and fatbike paths.  Ask for a map at the Himos Center reception.  Paths are well marked and have fireplace shelters.
More about hiking in Himos here»
More about bicycling in Himos here»

Other routes in the Jämsä area are presented in the HimosJämsä webpage here»

Lahtinen felt makers

Check out Lahtinen’s feltworks at their factory outlet. Juveninkoski Rapids are close to the outlet and worth checking out as well.  
More info in the webpage here»

Toy museum

An extensive toy museum that takes you back to your childhood, with a variety of memorabilia. Only a 15-minute drive from Himos.
More information and schedules in HimosJämsä webpage here»

Equipment rental at Himos Center

Among other things, you can rent eFatbikes, bikes, rowing boats, SUP boards, canoes as well as line-fishing equipment and games.
You can also borrow books and boardgames at no charge.
Check Himos Center reception opening hours from arrival info here».

More information about rental equipment here»

Himos Holiday Booking Center | +358 20 711 9230 | himosholiday@himosholiday.com