The region of Valdres is known for hiking, cycling and fishing in the summer, and more than 1,000 kilometers of cross-country trails in the winter.
Rica Hotels is one of the largest hotel chains in Norway and covers most of the country.
Valdres has a unique cultural heritage with six stave churches and one of Norway's largest open air museums, Valdres Folk Museum.
Valdres is well known for its rakfisk - salted and semi fermented trout. During the first weekend in November you can even visit the Rakfisk Festival.
With 1,500 kilometers of cross-country trails and seven alpine centers, Valdres is one of Norway’s most attractive winter destinations.
There are three Tourist Information offices in Valdres: you will find them in Fagernes, Beitostølen and Filefjell.
In Valdres you can go hiking, fishing, cycling, golfing and rafting in summer, and dog sledding, cross-country and alpine skiing in winter.
In Valdres you have many different types of accommodation. Choose between hotels, mountain lodges, apartments, cabins, camping or summer farms.
Getting to Valdres is easy and there are many options. Fly, drive or make use of the flexible bus services to explore the area.
The scenic, varied Valdres region extends from the water rich valleys in the south to Jotunheimen's spectacular mountain range in the north.
Valdres offers a range of shopping opportunities from shopping centers to charming shops, boutiques and art galleries.
Beitostølen is a small mountain village offering lifts and slopes for alpine skiing and snowboarding, and trails for cross-country skiing.
The road across Valdresflye provides endless vistas of rolling hills and steep mountains, including an excellent view of Jotunheimen National Park.