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Pyhä is a picturesque winter destination that offers a captivating blend of natural beauty and thrilling activities. Located just around 120 kilometers north of Rovaniemi. It’s situated within Pyhä-Luosto national park, a vast wilderness area known for its untouched forests, majestic fells, and abundant wildlife. The region's unique geographical features, including the Pyhätunturi fells, create a stunning backdrop for outdoor activities and exploration.  Whether you're an adventure seeker or a nature lover, Pyhä has something very special to offer.

There are few activities that set Pyhä apart from the rest. Downhill skiing being one of them, as Pyhätunturi offers great downhill skiing slopes where one can carve through pristine powder snow while savoring breathtaking views of the surrounding wilderness. With skiing lessons and rentals available, even beginners can tackle the fells. Another activity unique to Pyhä is a visit to the only working amethyst mine in Europe, Lampivaara amethyst mine, which invites visitors to delve into the captivating world of gemstones. Guided by experts, guests can dig for their very own amethysts and gain fascinating insights into the area's rich history and geological wonders.

Pyhä-Luosto national park is a key reason to visit this stunning area. The park offers a rustic environment with picturesque hiking trails through forests, swamps, and rocky paths. In winter, visitors can enjoy activities like ice climbing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and northern lights chasing. Additionally, Pyhä provides traditional Lapland experiences such as reindeer farms, husky sleigh rides, snowmobile safaris, sauna experiences, and a chance to explore the unique culture of the Sámi people who call this region home.


In the summer months, Pyhä blossoms into an ideal outdoor destination offering a wealth of activities, such as hiking, trekking, rock climbing, bird watching, berry picking, and biking. With long daylight hours and a captivating summer ambiance, Pyhä is an ideal retreat for those seeking a serene and immersive natural experience. Exploring the trails and paths within Pyhä-luosto national park is a perfect way to fully embrace the beauty of a Lappish summer and enjoy the magic of the midnight sun.


Pyhä is easily accessible by various means of transportation. The nearest international airport is Rovaniemi airport, which is well-connected to major cities around the world. You can easily reach the area from Rovaniemi by car or by a bus transfer, which runs several times a day from the Rovaniemi airport. A private transportation is also possible to arrange from Rovaniemi to Pyhä area.


Pyhä provides a range of accommodation options, including cozy cottages, new hotels, boutique lakeside resorts, glass igloos and ski-in cabins. Something for everyone to choose from.



Pyhä offers a handful of different restaurants, bars and cafes for its visitors. Even though you’ll be merged in nature, there are amenities in reach, such as a grocery store, petrol station, winter equipment rental and an ATM.

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