The neareast town Jämsä is located only 7 km away from Himos. Here's our pick of favourite activities:
The longest pumptrack course of Finland is found in the centre of Jämsä, right accross the road from the Children's Traffic Park. The track is open from spring to late autumn and in free use for all speed addicts and recreation lovers, regardless of their age. The track offers good ballancing excercises with bikes, BMX, scooters, scateboards, roller skaters etc. Helmets and knee pads are recommended.
Address: Keskuskatu 18 B, Jämsä
Traffic park and playground for Children
In the Children’s Traffic Park, small children can practice traffic rules in safe environment, steering a pedal car. The park includes a modest cafeteria and restrooms. The nearby public playground is in free use.
May 14 - Aug 31st, Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00
In July also on Saturdays 10:00-14:00
Tickets: €3/hour, €1,50/30 minutes. Season pass €25.
Three-wheelers and cars with parent handles are for free. In evening, the park is available for small bikers – following the traffic rules and good manners, of course.
Address: Piispasentie 2, 42100 Jämsä
Domestic Animal Park Nurmolandia
On the Domestic Animal Park of Nurmolandia you can have an nice moment with horses, ponies, goats, sheeps, chickens, and other pets. The farm organizes horseback and pony riding, courses of taking care of animals, and versatile farm activites for children and adults.
Address: Salovuorentie 58, 42100 Jämsä
Tel. +358 44 340 9517
www.nurmolandia.fi (in Finnish)
Swimming beaches in Jämsä
Jämsä has 11 official swimming beaches, which are maintained and held by the city administration. Read more »
Museums in Jämsä
Jämsä has several local history museums and museums, specialized in agriculture, paper industry, and aviation. Most of the museums are open in summer. Read more »