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Eastern Norway

Eastern Norway is known for tall and wild mountains in Jotunheimen national park and urban life in the capital of Oslo.

Fjell Norway

Explore the mountain region of Fjell Norway. Visit the Olympic town Lillehammer and the surrounding national parks Jotunheimen, Rondane and Dovre.

Nordmøre and Romsdal

Drive the National Tourist Roads Trollstigen and the Atlantic Road, and see the fjords and islands near the coastal cities of Kristiansund and Molde.

Indre Østfold

Discover the fascinating and beautiful borderlands between Oslo and Sweden. Enjoy untouched nature, Norway’s oldest canal and charming villages.

Hedmark

Hedmark can offer a wide range of nature and experiences, from hiking, fishing and biking to local foods and cultural happenings.

Østfold

Østfold is one of Norway’s smallest counties. The region can for example tempt you with the Oslofjord, Fredrikstad Fortress and the Glomma River.

The Gudbrandsdalen Valley

Gudbrandsdalen is surrounded by the national parks of Jotunheimen, Rondane and Dovrefjell, and is known for medieval farms, good skiing and hiking.

The Drammen Region

Combine urban life in the city of Drammen with a wilderness expedition, or an art trip in Vestfossen with a round of golf in picturesque surroundings.

Rondane National Park

The first national park of Norway welcomes you to its high peaks and varied, wild and beautifull nature.

Follo

Welcome to the sunny side of the Oslofjord, only 20 minutes south of Oslo.

Valdres

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.

The Lillehammer Region

Visit Lillehammer and enjoy attractions such as the Olympic arenas, Maihaugen and Hafjell. Explore the area by bicycle, on foot or on skis.

Hallingdal

Explore some of Norway’s greatest highlights on a journey through the mountains of Hallingdal and Norefjell to the fjords of Hardanger and Sognefjord.

Gjøvik, Land and Toten

Gjøvik is located by lake Mjøsa and is home to Skibladner, the oldest paddle steamer in the world.

The Hamar region

Get to know this inland region on the banks of Lake Mjøsa, Norway's largest inland lake. Experience a rich cultural life and historical landmarks.

Moss

The town of Moss and its surrounding areas have the most beaches in the whole of Østfold, a rich industrial heritage and a flourishing art scene.

The Jotunheimen Mountains

Enjoy the view from the top of Galdhøpiggen, Norway's tallest mountain, or walk along the narrow, but popular, Besseggen Ridge.

What to do

Geilo offers many options for activities and experiences, no matter what season you choose to visit the area.

Asker and Bærum

Just west of Oslo lie Asker and Bærum. A world of experiences, nature and culture awaits you, there should be something for everyone.

Ringerike

Enjoy Ringerike's beautiful countryside with lakes, hills and farmland - perfect for hiking, cycling and fishing.

Fredrikstad

Experience a rich cultural life, a bustling quayside and a cosy Old Town. Fredrikstad is proud to be the best preserved fortress town in Scandinavia.

Winter without skis in Geilo

Most famous for its ski slopes and hundreds of miles of cross country skiing, Geilo also offers many other exciting activities.

Skiing in Geilo

Geilo has 40 slopes and 18 lifts on two sides of the centre. In Geilo you can ski right down to the centre of the town.

Events in Geilo

A selection of events in Geilo and its surrounding areas

Where to stay

Whether you prefer a cosy cabin with a private fireplace or a luxury hotel Geilo has many options for you.

Winter in Geilo

Geilo offers a selection of family-friendly slopes, some of which are floodlit at night. Hundreds of kilometres of cross-country trails await.

Oslo

The capital of Norway is situated by a fjord and surrounded by hills and forests and is only 7 hours away from New York.

Trysil

Trysil is Norway's largest ski resort with 66 slopes and 31 lifts. Trysil is family friendly, and in summer offers more than 30 activities.

Bjorli and Lesja

At the very top of Gudbrandsdalen, only a few kilometers from Romsdalen, you will find the municipality of Lesja and the village of Bjorli.

Sandefjord

Sandefjord boasts miles of coastline, as well as a rich historical heritage. Vikings have left their mark here, as has the whaling industry.

Sarpsborg

Sarpsborg has a rich history. Many of its attractions are linked to its past, from the rock carvings along Oldtidsveien to Skjeberg Medieval Church.

Ål in Hallingdal

In Ål you can enjoy enjoy outdoor activities and a number of cultural events.

Hemsedal

Hemsedal is a small mountain village known for some of Norway's best skiing and fly fishing.

Nesbyen

Nesbyen is the "old town" of the Hallingdal Valley, rich in culture and tradition. The gentle high mountains tempt you with amazing scenery.

Gol in Hallingdal

Spend some days in the small town of Gol, and enjoy activities such as hiking and fishing during the summer, and skiing during the winter.

Geilo

Geilo is a mountain village halfway between Oslo and Bergen. It is known for good skiing during winter, and hiking, cycling and fishing during summer.

Halden

Halden is an idyllic little town nestled down by the fjord, just on the border to Sweden. Above the town looms the mighty Fredriksten Fortress.

Flå

Flå offers beautiful nature, from lakes and forests to mountain tops. Parts of Vassfaret (the legendary Kingdom of Bears) belong to Flå.

Numedal

Located midway between Kongsberg and Geilo, Numedal blends Norwegian nature, culture and traditions into a pleasant experience.

Seasons and Climate in Eastern Norway

Summer lasts from June to August in Eastern Norway. Winter is cold and spring is fresh. During fall the landscape is painted in vibrant colours.

TripAdvisor forum on Eastern Norway

Read tips about Norwegian destinations from other travelers on the TripAdvisor forums. Ask for advice, and share your own experiences in turn.

Top 10 Kayaking Experiences in Norway

Olympic gold medalist Eirik Verås Larsen has been kayaking for nearly 30 years. This is his list of top places to experience kayaking in Norway.

Top of the fjords

Almost a week is required for this trip where you visit the Jotunheimen Mountains, the Sognefjord and the UNESCO protected Geirangerfjord.

Summer Skiing in Norway

Norway’s biggest summer ski center at Stryn is situated at the edge of the famous Jostedalsbreen Glacier.

Romerike

Romerike is a green and lush region close to Oslo. Here you can visit the Eidsvoll Building where Norway's independence from Denmark was declared.

What to do in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Enjoy the great outdoors hiking, sea kayaking, cycling, fishing and killer whale safaris. Explore local caves or dive in the Atlantic Ocean.

Attractions in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Come visit Norway's national tourist roads; the Atlantic Road and the Trollstigen Road, and the fjord cities Molde, Kristiansund and Åndalsnes.

Shopping in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Shopping centres and smaller, specialised boutiques selling anything from gourmet food to hand-crafted souvenirs can be found in Nordmøre and Romsdal.

Hiking in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Enjoy a scenic hike; walk the Fjord Route from Kristiansund or hike the Romsdalseggen ridge in the spectacular Romsdalen valley near Åndalsnes.

Winter in Nordmøre and Romsdal

The winter season normally lasts from December to April/May in Nordmøre and Romsdal. Loads of snow and skiing fun is yours for the taking.

Key facts about Nordmøre and Romsdal

Visit Nordmøre and Romsdal, a corner of Fjord Norway full of contrasts, charming coastal cities, and the Trollstigen and Atlanterhavsvegen roads.

Getting to Nordmøre and Romsdal and around

Nordmøre and Romsdal lie 310 miles from Oslo and 279 miles from Bergen. The area is accessible by train, ferry, Hurtigruten, bus and plane.

Where to stay in the Nordmøre and Romsdal area

Fishermen's cabins, traditional farms, a rustic hotel by the coast or in one of the fjord cities. The region offers a wide selection of accommodation.

Dining in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Bacalao and klippfish, dishes made of dry and salted cod, are the main specialities in the Nordmøre and Romsdal region.

Tourist information in Nordmøre and Romsdal

The tourist information offices around the region will help you make the most of your trip to Nordmøre and Romsdal.

10 Activities for Children in Hedmark

Hedmark is full of fun experiences for children. Get to know the animals at the open farms and animal parks, or try your hand at driving a mini-train.

Dining in Indre Østfold

In Indre Østfold you can dine on a traditional farm, in a gourmet restaurant or even inside a cave, sampling food made from locally grown produce.

7 Summer Activities in Hedmark

With summer activities such as hiking, fishing, horseback riding or golf, Hedmark is the ideal spot for some peace and relaxation.

Attractions in Indre Østfold

Take a trip on the Halden Canal, Norway's oldest man-made waterway. Or visit the country's largest inland fortress in Mysen.

What to do in Indre Østfold

Play a round of golf at Mørk Golf in Spydeberg, catch a race at Rudskogen Motorpark, or splash out with the family at Østfoldbadet in Askim.

Winter Activities in Hedmark

Hedmark is renowned for its stable climate, excellent snow conditions and miles and miles of groomed cross-country ski tracks.

Winter in Indre Østfold

When the weather permits, there are great opportunities for cross-country skiing, sledging and skating in Indre Østfold.

11 Attractions in Hedmark

Hedmark offers a wide range of sights and attractions that give you a genuine insight into the exciting cultural history of the region.

Nature Attractions in Hedmark

Hedmark can offer mountains and lush valleys, cultural landscapes and scenic waterways, inviting you to explore and find your own favourite spot.

Round Trips in Hedmark

You can experience a lot in a short amount of time in Hedmark. Here are some suggested routes for trips lasting a few days.

Local Dining Experiences in Hedmark

Hedmark is a culinary delight with food based on fresh, local produce. Taste homemade sausages and goat cheese ice cream with blackcurrant purée.

Events in Hedmark

Hedmark's cultural scene offers everything from fine arts to large sporting events and provides diverse entertainment all year round.

Tourist Information in Indre Østfold

Let the tourist information office help you get the most out of your visit to Indre Østfold.

Key Facts about Indre Østfold

Come and enjoy the exciting district between Oslo and the Swedish border. Explore undisturbed nature, wilderness experiences, and lots of culture.

Getting to Indre Østfold and around

You can travel to Indre Østfold by car, bus or train. The nearest airports are Oslo Airport and Moss Rygge Airport.

Where to stay in Indre Østfold

Camp or stay in a cabin in beautiful surroundings, or spend the night at the stylish Rømskog Spa and Resort.

Accommodation with Character in Hedmark

Stay in a tree-top cabin, enjoy a spa-hotel or try life at a stunning manor farm. Hedmark offers accommodation to suit every taste.

Getting to Hedmark

Hedmark is an easy destination to reach, whether you travel by car, bus, train or plane.

Key Facts about Hedmark

Hedmark is Southern Norway's largest county, and is renowned for its vast forests and almost 2000 lakes and rivers.

Tourist Information in Hedmark

Hedmark has a number of tourist information offices, providing tips and advice both prior to and during your stay in the region.

Tour suggestions in Nordmøre and Romsdal

Follow these tour suggestions to experience the Trollstigen Mountain Road and the Atlantic Road; the highlights of the Nordmøre and Romsdal region.

Lillehammer and Gudbrandsdalen 360 SkyCam

Get a bird's eye view of Lillehammer and the Gudbrandsdalen Valley with these amazing 360 panorama photos.

Key facts about Gudbrandsdalen

The Gudbandsdalen area consists of a main valley, with the smaller valleys of Gausdal, Espedalen, Vinstradalen, Heidal and Ottadalen.

Tourist information for the Gudbrandsdalen Valley

Visit a tourist information office to help plan your holiday in the Gudbrandsdalen Valley.

Shopping in the Drammen Region

See local artist at work and buy art and handicrafts directly from them. The region also has several large and modern shopping centres.

Where to eat in the Drammen Region

Taste Camembert from Eiker Cheese Factory, pure apple juice from the Eplegården Farm, or try the region's gourmet food at a restaurant.

Attractions in the Drammen Region

Enjoy a show in beautiful Drammen Theater or challenge yourself with contemporary art at the Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium art center.

Winter Activities in the Drammen Region

Go skating in the center of Drammen, try cross-country skiing in the Finnemarka forest, or go snowboarding at Drammen Ski Center. Lots of wintry fun.

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Getting to the Drammen Region and around

The Drammen region lies approximately 25 miles southwest of the capital Oslo. You can easily get to the region by car, bus, train, boat or plane.

Where to stay in the Drammen Region

Stay at Ramton Camping along the Oslofjord or try the Vestre Renskaug Farm in Lier. For hotel accommodation, the hotels at Holmsbu are recommended.

Tourist Information in the Drammen Region

The tourist information in the city of Drammen is open all year and can help you with advice and information on how to explore the Drammen region.

What to do in the Drammen Region

Try gorge jumping at Kjøsterudjuvet Canyon, play golf in a picturesque landscape or feel the strong pull of a salmon in the Drammenselva river.

Shopping in the Hardangerfjord Region

Shop local handicrafts, fruit and berries, apple juice and farm products in the Hardangerfjord Region.

Dining in Follo

Follo has a wide selection of restaurants and cafés with both Norwegian and international dishes on the menu.

Attractions in Follo

20 minutes from Oslo and you are in a region full of adventures.

What to do in Follo

Play golf in the morning and go for a cruise on the Oslofjord in the afternoon.

Tour Suggestions in the Drammen Region

Explore nature and local culture in the Lierdalen valley or the Hurumlandet area, visit Sætre along the Oslofjord or rent a canoe at the Eikeren lake.

The mountain and forest tour

Experience the national parks of Jotunheimen and Hardangervidda and the old mining town Røros, among other things.

Tour suggestions in Follo

The coastal and agricultural areas in Follo are suitable for tours all year.

Key Facts about the Drammen Region

The Drammen region is located centrally in Eastern Norway, about 25 miles from the capital city of Oslo.

Getting to Follo

A 20 minute-drive from Oslo on E6 or E18, and you are in Follo. The region on the eastside of the Oslofjord is also easy to get to by bus and train.

Tourist information in Follo

Visit the tourist information offices in Drøbak or Ski to plan your holiday.

Key facts about Follo

The distances are short between the coastal, agricultural and village areas, and adventures are on offer throughout the year.

Where to stay in Follo

Oscarsborg lies on an island in the Oslofjord, and is one of the recommended places to stay. Many hotels offer TusenFryd Amusement Park packages.

What to do in the Lillehammer Region

Enjoy the outdoor activities on offer – the Olympic bobsleigh track, rafting in Sjoa, downhill biking in Hafjell or guided walks in Rondane.

Food in Valdres

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.

Shopping in Valdres

Valdres offers a range of shopping opportunities from shopping centers to charming shops, boutiques and art galleries.

Restaurants and nightlife in the Lillehammer Region

Enjoy local delicacies at Kulturstua i Ro, Sygard Grytting or Lillehammer Bryggeri. The choice of restaurants is vast.

Shopping in the Lillehammer Region

Make sure you pay a visit to Lillehammer’s charming pedestrian precinct – voted the most delightful of its kind by Kamille magazine.

Winter in Valdres

With 932 miles of cross-country trails and seven alpine centers, Valdres is one of Norway’s most attractive winter destinations.

What to do in Valdres

In Valdres you can go hiking, fishing, cycling, golfing and rafting in summer, and dog sledding, cross-country and alpine skiing in winter.

Attractions in Valdres

Valdres has a unique cultural heritage with six stave churches and one of Norway's largest open air museums, Valdres Folk Museum.

Attractions in the Lillehammer Region

Have fun in the Hunderfossen Family Park, explore the Olympic Museum and arenas or visit the Maihaugen open air museum.

Where to stay in Valdres

In Valdres you have many different types of accommodation. Choose between hotels, mountain lodges, apartments, cabins, camping or summer farms.

Winter in the Lillehammer region

Lillehammer is one of the oldest winter sport destinations in Norway and offers excellent opportunities for alpine and cross-country skiing.

Tour suggestions in the Lillehammer Region

Follow the Peer Gynt Mountain Road or discover the scenic mountain landscapes at Skeikampen or Fagerhøi.

Tourist information for Valdres

There are three Tourist Information offices in Valdres: you will find them in Fagernes, Beitostølen and Filefjell.

Getting to Valdres and around

Getting to Valdres is easy and there are many options. Fly, drive or make use of the flexible bus services to explore the area.

Key facts about Valdres

The scenic, varied Valdres region extends from the water rich valleys in the south to Jotunheimen's spectacular mountain range in the north.

Getting to the Lillehammer Region and around

The Lillehammer region lies 180 kilometres north of Oslo, and is easy accessible by train, coach and car.

Where to stay in the Lillehammer Region

Choose from several hotels in Lillehammer center, stay in an old cotter's farm in the Gudbrandsdalen Valley, or spend the night at the Ice Hotel.

Key facts about the Lillehammer Region

The Lillehammer Region, situated around two hours north of Oslo, offer everything from urban areas to valleys and mountain plateaus.

Tourist information in the Lillehammer Region

Tourist offices are open all year round, and provide tips and information on Lillehammer and Gudbrandsdalen.

What to do in Hallingdal

Cycle in the mountains, go hiking in the national parks and mountain plateaus, or experience wild animals up close.

Scenic Attractions in Hallingdal

Hallingdal combines mountains, waterfalls and glaciers to form a holiday that will leave you with lasting memories.

Tour Suggestions in Hallingdal

Stay in Hallingdal and experience the high mountains with their wide views and the lush valleys by the fjords, all in a single journey.

Fjell & Fjord 360 panorama SkyCam

Discover fjords, glaciers, waterfalls, the Flåm Railway, Stegastein and many more attractions with these breathtaking 360 panorama photos.

Shopping in Hallingdal

You can find handicrafts and local food at several farms and outlets in the Hallingdal region.

Eating in Gjøvik, Land and Toten

Visit one of the Mjøs farms to experience local culinary traditions.

Attractions in Gjøvik, Land and Toten

Gjøvik Olympic Cavern Hall is the largest spectator hall inside a mountain in the world. Vitensenteret Innlandet Science Center is worth a visit.

What to Do in Gjøvik, Land and Toten

Go swimming in Mjøsa after hiking or biking in the forest. Or visit the Vitensenteret Innlandet technology center.

Hardanger National Tourist Route

Follow the scenic Hardangerfjord in Fjord Norway, where for over a century travelers have come to see mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers.

Winter in Hallingdal

Hemsedal, Geilo, Ål, Gol and Nesbyen together represent a comprehensive and concentrated ski region.

Winter at Gjøvik, Land and Toten

Gjøvik, Land and Toten offer floodlit trails, ski centres, ski jumps and skating rinks.

Getting to Hallingdal and around

The Hallingdal region stretches from Flå in the east to Geilo in west.

Where to stay in Hallingdal

Stay in a historic hotel, a luxurious cabin, on a mountain farm, in a cosy Hallingstue, or in Norway's first five star adventure camping.

Tourist information in Hallingdal

There are several tourist information offices in Hallingdal.

Where to Stay in Gjøvik, Land and Toten

There are mountain cabins for rent near Synnfjellet. There are several hotel chains and camp sites with cottages in the area.

Jotunheimen

Jotunheimen has the largest concentration of mountains higher than 6,500 feet in Northern Europe.

Hardangervidda

The vast mountain plateau of Hardangervidda is one of Europe's largest. It is also home to Northern Europe’s largest stock of reindeer.

What to do in Moss

Play golf at challenging Evje Golfpark or take a trip with the sightseeing minibus. You can also go canoeing on Lake Vansjø.

Dining in the Hamar region

The Hamar region has several restaurants, cafés and guest farms with menus full of delicacies and tempting dishes made from local ingredients.

Shopping in the Hamar region

In the center of Hamar you will find many different shops for your every need, from large chain stores to small boutiques and delicatessens.

Shopping in Moss

In Moss and its surrounding area you will find everything from modern shopping centres to old-fashioned general stores, markets and handicraft shops.

Dining in Moss

Moss offers everything from gourmet restaurants to cafés serving local food and award-winning kebabs.

What to do in the Hamar region

The Hamar region has a wide variety of activities on offer, and is ideal for anyone looking for an active holiday.

Attractions in Moss

Relax at one of the many beaches or enjoy art at the famous Galleri F15.

Tour suggestions in the Hamar region

In this area you can hike the trail network on Hedmarksvidda, choose between a number of cycle routes or stroll along the banks of Lake Mjøsa.

Hiking in Moss

The beautiful countryside of Moss provides you with hiking and works of art for you to enjoy.

Attractions in the Hamar region

Visit the Viking Ship Olympic Arena and the old brewery houses at Løten, or the ruins of the Hamar Cathedral, or take a trip with a mini steam train.

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Winter in Moss

The Moss region offers a mild winter climate. However, you can go skiing at Middagsåsen Skisenter when the weather permits.

Tour suggestions in Moss

The Moss region has an abundance of trails and paths, and you do not have to be in top shape to do some walking or biking.

Winter in the Hamar region

With its wide expanses of wilderness, forests and hills, the Hamar region is the ideal location for a winter adventure.

Where to stay in the Hamar region

Choose between modern hotels, mountain lodges, manor farms, old storehouses, friendly guest houses, cabins or tree-top huts.

Where to stay in Moss

Stay at the mansion Refsnes Gods or pitch your tent next to the Oslofjord at NAF Larkollen Camping.

Tourist information in Moss

Visit the tourist information and get help booking accommodation and finding out what is happening in town.

How to get to Moss and around

Moss and its surrounding areas are easy to get to.

Key facts about the Hamar region

The Hamar region consists of four municipalities; Hamar, Stange, Ringsaker and Løten.

Getting to the Hamar region and around

The Hamar Region is located 120 kilometers north of Oslo, along the main road E6. It is rather easy to get to by car, train or bus.

Tourist information for the Hamar region

The tourist office for the Hamar region is located in Østre Torg in the centre of Hamar.

What to do in Jotunheimen

Hiking, glacier walking, river rafting and summer skiing are actitivites you can participate in whilst visiting Jotunheimen.

Winter at Norefjell

Norefjell, only a 90-minute drive from Oslo, is the high mountain area closest to the Norwegian capital. It also boasts Scandinavia's highest drop.

Attractions in Jotunheimen

Visit Lom Stave Church, the Norwegian Mountain Museum in Lom or Gallery Jotunheimen to learn about local traditions and culture.

Kayaking and hiking in Jotunheimen

Lake Gjende is a great starting point for hiking and kayaking in the Jotunheimen Mountain Area.

Winter in Jotunheimen

In Jotunheimen you have the possibilities for cross-country skiing, alpine skiing and experiences in the snow without skis.

Cycle Rallarvegen from the Mountains to the Sea

Rallarvegen lets you set your own pace through 50 miles of mountainous scenery. No wonder it's Norway's most popular cycle route.

Where to stay in Jotunheimen

There are plenty of hotels and cabins in Jotunheimen. Camping is allowed almost everywhere.

Tour suggestions in Jotunheimen

Hike the classic route over the Besseggen Ridge, walk to the top of Galdhøpiggen or drive the scenic roads over Valdresflya and Sognefjellet.

Hadeland

Being on the list of nationally valuable culture landscapes, Hadeland can offer a wealth of attractions and activities for visitors of all ages.

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Getting to Jotunheimen and around

Jotunheimen is centrally located in the heart of Norway between Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim, and is easily reached by public transport.

Tourist information in Jotunheimen

The tourist information offices in Jotunheimen will help you book rooms at the mountain cabins and plan your trip in the area.

Key facts about Jotunheimen

Jotunheimen is the most popular national park in Norway. Here you find the highest mountains in Norway, glaciers and a range of outdoor activities.

Fishing in Geilo

Sport fishing is an important part of the Norwegian outdoor activity culture. The activity is suited for everyone.

Shopping in Ringerike

Hønefoss is the largest town in Ringerike, thus making it the natural place to go shopping. It is lively market town with long trading traditions.

Dining in Ringerike

Ringerike is an agricultural area and is famous for the Ringerike Potato and the special Ringerike Peas.

Dining in Fredrikstad

In Fredrikstad you will find a menu that appeals to every palate - the exotic or traditional, the sophisticated or popular.

Shopping in Fredrikstad

Hunt for curiosities in the Old Town or shop at the high street stores in the city centre.

What to do in Fredrikstad

The Hvaler coast is known for fishing, swimming and diving. There is an 18-hole golf course at Onsøy, and you can go bird watching at Øra.

Attractions in Ringerike

Ringerike is a popular recreation area all year round and an eldorado for those who enjoy fishing, especially for trout and whitefish.

What to do in Ringerike

Ringerike is a popular recreation area all year round. It is an eldorado for those who enjoy fishing, especially for trout and whitefish.

What to do in Asker and Bærum

Directly to the west of Oslo you will find Asker and Bærum, where a world of experiences, nature and culture awaits.

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Attractions in Fredrikstad

Explore the well-kept fortress and Old Town. You can also visit the birthplace of the famous polar explorer Roald Amundsen and the Soccer Museum.

Hardangervidda National Tourist Route

Drive through Hardangervidda National Park in Eastern Norway and over Northern Europe's largest mountain plateau, where wild reindeer still roam free.

Sognefjellet National Tourist Route

High in the Jotunheimen mountains, the Sognefjellet National Tourist Route runs between the Sognefjord and the Gudbrandsdalen Valley.

Rondane National Tourist Route

A peaceful drive on fv. 27 between Sollia Church and Folldal is an excellent alternative to the main routes through Gudbrandsdalen and Østerdalen.

Attractions in Asker and Bærum

Asker and Bærum have a large range of exciting attractions within the areas of art, architecture, history, shopping and much more.

Tour suggestions in Ringerike

Ringerike's landscape is ideal for cycling and hiking. The central location in Eastern Norway makes it perfect for both day trips and overnight stays.

Winter in Ringerike

Several places in Ringerike have good snow conditions during the winter months. If you want to, you can go cross-country skiing all the way to Oslo.

Tour suggestions in Fredrikstad

Fredrikstad has more to offer than a stroll on the ramparts. Enjoy a picnic and a walk along Glommastien or go island hopping in Hvaler.

Getting to Asker and Bærum and around

With the main airport, four-lane motorways, train stations and good public transport in general, Akershus is a municipality that is easy to navigate.

Key facts about Asker and Bærum

Just west of Oslo lie Asker and Bærum, 2 of the 22 municipalities in Akershus county.

Getting to Ringerike and around

The town of Hønefoss in Ringerike lies 53 kilometres northwest of Oslo, and is the first natural stop on the road E16 from Oslo to Bergen.

Tourist information in Ringerike

Ringerike Reiseliv is your local assistant, and the office is open all year, every day.

Where to stay in Ringerike

Few regions have such a treasure of pleasant hotels and banquet venues as Ringerike.

Where to stay in Fredrikstad

Choose a luxury hotel in the Fredrikstad city center, or a country get away at Hankø Fjord Hotel or Hvaler Gjestgiveri Hostel.

Tourist information in Fredrikstad

You will find comprehensive information at the tourist information offices in the Old Town and by the guest marina at the quayside in the town centre.

Key facts about Fredrikstad

Fredrikstad is a historical, yet modern town 100 km/62 US miles south of Oslo. The Old Town is one of Norway's most popular tourist attractions.

Key facts about Ringerike

Ringerike and its main town Hønefoss are nice goals for a day trip from Oslo. Hadeland Glassworks is the biggest attraction in the area.

Getting to Fredrikstad and around

Fredrikstad is situated 90 km/56 US miles southeast of Oslo.

Groceries and food in Geilo

Geilo has many grocery stores with extended opening hours. You will also find delicacies, catering and a bakery.

What to do in Sandefjord

Cycle or hike along the coast. Tee off at Sandefjord Golf, or take your family to new heights at Scandinavia's largest outdoor climbing park.

What to do in Numedal

Numedal makes a great backdrop for outdoor family activities. Try rafting down the Numedalslågen River, riding, walking and cycling.

What to do in Sarpsborg

Sarpsborg is surrounded by large areas of woods, situated close to the sea and can offer its visitors a lot of different activities.

What to do in Flå

Explore the beauties of nature from fjord to mountains, from Gulsvik to Høgevarde.

Oslo's Funky New Landmarks

The downtown waterfront area in Oslo is reborn as a neighborhood blending museums, restaurants and chic urban living.

Blaafarveværket

Blaafarveværket comprises a museum, cobalt mines, glassworks and art exhibitions in the municipality of Modum, only one hour by car from Oslo.

Shopping in Geilo

Geilo has more than 40 shops in the town centre. Do you need a new wardrobe, sports equipment, accessoires or something for your home?

Eating out in Geilo

In Geilo, you will find exciting bars, pubs, cafés and exclusive hotel restaurants. Here are some recommended places to eat.

Jo Nesbø's Oslo

Walk in the footsteps of Harry Hole, the main character in Jo Nesbø’s criminal novels. Join a guided walk to visit important places from the books.

Nightlife in Oslo

Oslo's nightlife has something special for most people, whether you prefer beers at the pub, listening to live music or clubbing into the wee hours.

Tour Suggestions in Oslo

Oslo offers a variety of sightseeing tours in different languages by boat, bus, or on foot. Tours are available all year.

Shopping in Oslo

The shopping capital of Norway offers everything from the latest international trends to modern Norwegian designs and local handicrafts.

Shopping in Numedal

When visiting Numedal, pick up some local produce. Here you can buy excellent cured meats, baked goods and fresh farm eggs - and lots more.

Eating in Numedal

Do not miss out on local food during your stay in Numedal. Try the cured meats, the traditional breads and the delicious sweet cakes.

Places to eat in Trysil

In Trysil, you will find a wide range of great places to eat. You can choose from international favorites or meals prepared from local produce.

The Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park

Vigelandsparken is a must-see in Oslo. The famous park is filled with 212 bronze and granite sculptures and locals enjoying outdoor life.

Attractions in Sandefjord

In Sandefjord you can walk in the footsteps of the Vikings, visit the Whaling Museum or enjoy an unique art experience at Midtåsen Sculpture Park.

Shopping in Sandefjord

In Sandefjord shopping enthusiasts can look forward to an easy-to-navigate town centre with short walking distances between shops.

Shopping in Sarpsborg

The town square is the starting point for the main shopping street in Sarpsborg. There are also several shopping centres in the area.

Eating in Sarpsborg

Sarpsborg has a range of restaurants and cafés, from traditional Norwegian to Italian and Indian.

Dining in Rondane National Park

All the hotels and lodges, and most of the staffed cabins serve locally inspired food for hikers and skiers – summer and winter.

Shopping in Geilo

The centre of Geilo is a modern meeting point with a wide selection of stores and service facilities.

Recommended places to eat in Hemsedal

Enjoy a meal with a view at Skarsnuten Hotel, sample top-class cooking at Fossheim Hotel, or discover local specialties at Ulsåkstølen Fjellstugu.

Dining in Ål in Hallingdal

The food culture in Ål is varied and tasteful, and often based on tradition and local raw materials. Hallingkost is available in stores/restaurants.

Shopping in Gol in Hallingdal

In Gol you will find a selection of shops, craftsmen and shopping centres.

Key facts about Gol in Hallingdal

The small town of Gol is located in the middle of the Hallingdal Valley, making Gol a natural center for the surrounding area.

Dining in Halden

In Halden, you will find everything from fast food restaurants and pizzerias, to fine dining restaurants.

Holmenkollen Ski Jump

At the very top of Oslo towers the new Holmenkollen Ski Jump - the world's most modern ski jump. It is an imposing monument of steel and concrete.

Oslo Opera House

The distinctive marble and glass building in Bjørvika, Oslo, is home to the Norwegian Opera and Ballet. It is also a piece of art in its own right.

Hadeland Glassverk (glassworks)

Hadeland Glassverk is situated in Jevnaker, just an hour north of Oslo, in idyllic surroundings at the southern tip of Lake Randsfjorden.

What to do in Gol in Hallingdal

Play golf with the mighty Hydnefossen Waterfall in the background, go fishing for trout in a mountain lake or pamper yourself at one of Gol's spas.

What to do in Trysil

Family activities include whitewater rafting, fishing, hiking, golf and biking in summer, and in winter Trysil becomes Norway's largest ski resort.

What to do in Hemsedal

The Hemsila River offers top opportunities for fly-fishing. Hiking, cycling, horse-riding and golfing are other popular activities in Hemsedal.

Summer activities in Geilo

Hike from the top of Geilolia, join a riding trip, try river rafting in Numedalslågen or go off-road biking - all this is possible in the Geilo area.

What to do in Oslo

Oslo's unique location means almost unlimited opportunities for fun. Hike in the forest, swim in the fjord and go to a concert - all on the same day.

What to do in Bjorli and Lesja

With the many mountains and national parks, Lesja is an eldorado for outdoor activities such as riding, fishing, cycling and hunting.

What to do in Nesbyen

The gentle high mountains of Nesbyen offers fishing, hiking, swimming cycling, canoeing and riding.

What to do in Ål in Hallingdal

Ål in Hallingdal has many activities for you to enjoy. Try for example cross-country skiing during winter or hiking and cycling in the summer.

Winter in Ål in Hallingdal

The winter in Ål i Hallingdal offers many popular activities for the whole family: Cross-country, alpine, kiting, tobogganing, jigging and much more.

Winter in Skeikampen

Skeikampen is a family-friendly ski resort located just three hours from Oslo and 35 minutes from Lillehammer.

Top 10 attractions in Oslo

Top attractions in Oslo include Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park, the Opera House, Holmenkollen Ski Jump and the Viking Ship Museum.

Free Things to Do in Oslo

A stay in Oslo doesn't have to cost a fortune. In fact there is a lot you can do for free in the Norwegian capital.

Attractions in Sarpsborg

Visit the Medieval church in Skjeberg, see the powerful Sarpsfossen Waterfall and go for a walk in the English garden at Hafslund Manor.

What to do in Rondane National Park

Hiking in summer and skiing in the winter are favourite actvities. Rafting, horse riding, biking, hunting and fishing are other popular activities.

Attractions in Numedal

In Numedal you are surrounded by nature, history and tradition. See stave churches, go hiking on the Hardangervidda or meet wolves at Langedrag.

Restaurants and cafés in Geilo

Geilo offers many food option, in the town center and in the hotels. Try a traditional Norwegian meal or go for international dishes.

Winter in Gol in Hallingdal

Experience winter in Gol. The family-friendly mountain resort offers cross-country, alpine skiing and many other winter activities.

Restaurants and cafés in Oslo

Oslo is a foodie's paradise, with an ever-increasing variety of restaurants and cafés serving delicious food from every corner of the world.

Attractions in Bjorli and Lesja

Lesja Bygdetun, the ironworks at Lesjaverk and the watermill at Sagelva are among the many attractions you can visit when visiting our beautiful area.

Hiking in Geilo

Recommended hiking areas around Geilo include the Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau and Geilotoppen Mountain.

Tour suggestions in Hemsedal

Hike one of Hemsedal’s top mountain peaks, enjoy the scenery from the comfort of your car, or take a trip on the mighty Sognefjord.

Hiking in Nesbyen

The large mountain areas around Nesbyen offer many opportunities for all levels of hiking. Here you can experience both mountains and forests.

Attractions in Hemsedal

Experience Rjukandefossen Waterfall or the Old King’s Road between Bjøberg and Hemsedal.

Attractions in Ål in Hallingdal

Visit Ål in Hallingdal and admire the 850-year old Torpo Stave Church, Ål village museum and the Rolf Nesch Museum in Ål Cultural center.

Attractions in Halden

Fredriksten Fortress in Halden is one of Norway's most visited tourist attractions. You can also experience Northern Europe's highest locks at Brekke.

What to do in Halden

Join a guided tour at Fredriksten Fortress or at Rød Manor. Halden also offers nice areas for hiking, fishing and golf.

Attractions in Nesbyen

Visit one of Norway's oldest open air museums and get close to wolves and other animals at E.K.T. Langedrag Nature Park.

Hiking in Gol in Hallingdal

Tour suggestions include Veslefjell Mountain and two round trips on the Gol mountain plateau. Trails are signposted.

Attractions in Geilo

Experience Geilo as it used to be century ago. Visit stave churches, local museums and learn about the knife and tool manufacturing in the area.

Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding

Bring your walking boots and join a guided hike on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau between Oslo and Bergen.

Valdresflye National Tourist Route

The road across Valdresflye provides endless vistas of rolling hills and steep mountains, including an excellent view of Jotunheimen National Park.

Hiking in Ål in Hallingdal

Ål has more than 50 well marked hikes with detailed descriptions and maps. Most of them pass through mountainous terrain, but are easily accessible.

Geilo piste map

Geilo has a great selection of pistes on both sides of the valley.

Cross country skiing in Geilo

Cross country skiing in Norway is free of charge, and Geilo has more than 550 kilometeres of tracks waiting for you. Come and try the national sport.

Winter at Hafjell

Hafjell is a large and complete alpine ski center with a varied selection of runs. The center is located 10 miles from Lillehammer.

Winter in Nesbyen

Nesbyen is a complete winter sport destination with an alpine ski center, miles of cross-country tracks and good possibilities for snowkiting.

Winter in Trysil

Family-friendly Trysil is one of the largest and most varied ski destinations in Norway, with a great many slopes and ski lifts.

Winter at Beitostølen

Beitostølen is a small mountain village offering lifts and slopes for alpine skiing and snowboarding, and trails for cross-country skiing.

Winter in Numedal

The mountains and valleys around Numedal are usually covered in fresh snow from December to Easter.

Thor Heyerdahl, a modern-day explorer

Thor Heyerdahl sailed a log raft 5000 miles over open ocean to prove a point. See the extensive exhibition on his life, work and many adventures.

The Ekebergparken Sculpture Park

Ekebergparken in Oslo can offer 63 acres of installations by international artists, as well as museums, restaurants and a panoramic view of the city.

Oscarsborg Fortress

Oscarsborg Fortress is situated on a peaceful islet of natural beauty in the straits of the Oslofjord, just outside the cosy seaside town of Drøbak.

Michelin-starred Restaurants in Norway

The Michelin Guide 2014 includes a total of five stars divided among four Norwegian restaurants, all situated in the capital city of Oslo.

See Oslo, ski Oslo

Skiing enthusiasts don't have to head to the mountains for a wintry holiday.

Winter at Kvitfjell

Kvitfjell is a modern top quality ski resort that was built for the Lillehammer Winter Olympics in 1994.

Tour suggestions in Bjorli and Lesja

Bjorli and Lesja are good starting points for many fascinating trips in the area.

Winter at Bjorli and Lesja

Bjorli is known for large snow amounts from early October to late April.

Winter in Geilo

Geilo offers a selection of family-friendly slopes, some of which are floodlit at night. Hundreds of kilometres of cross-country trails await.

Winter in Hemsedal

Hemsedal is one of the top ski resorts in Northern Europe. Snow conditions are stable, and the resort boasts plenty of ski lifts and slopes.

Where to eat in Sandefjord

Sandefjord offers a wide variety of cuisines for memorable meals to reasonable prices. Among the several renowed chefs is Winner of Bocuse d'Or 2009.

Tour suggestions in Sarpsborg

The areas around Sarpsborg are good for different walking bicycling and car tours.

Tour suggestions in Rondane National Park

The Rondane region offers a great variety of tours. Summit tours on majestic mountains or easy walks in valleys with a rich wildlife.

Tour suggestions in Gol in Hallingdal

Round trips over mountains and along fjords – Gol is a great starting point for getting to know Norway.

White water rafting in the Sjoa River

- Seldom have I had such fun, and even though the adrenaline was pumping in my veins, I had the odd feeling of being safe.

Freshwater fishing in Trysil

Try fly fishing in the rivers or test your luck for trout or pike. Trysilelva River is especially good for grayling.

Free game: Holmenkollen Ski Jump

Try jumping in the new Holmenkollen Ski Jump with our new and fun game. Compete with your friends and millions of others worldwide.

Musk ox safaris in Norway

Dovrefjell National Park is the only place in Norway, and one of the few places on earth, where you can see the mighty musk oxen.

Hunderfossen Winter Park

Europe's first ever winter park is a unique fairy-tale world of ice and snow.

Attractions in and around Flå

Get close to bears at Vassfaret Bear Park, and see art at Blaafarveværket.

Tour suggestions in Flå

Flå is situated beside the main road rv. 7, making it easy to explore the area

Akershus Fortress

Akershus Fortress in Oslo is one of the oldest and finest cultural heritage sites in Norway.

Tour suggestions from Numedal

Numedal is perfect as a base – from here you are within easy reach of many interesting and beautiful destinations.

Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding

Bring your walking boots and join a guided hike on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau between Oslo and Bergen.

Tour suggestions in Geilo

Here are some suggestions for excursions in and around Geilo. Drive your own car, use a bicycle or go for a journey with the Bergen or Flåm Railways.

Ice Music Festival

The IceMusic Festival is a unique, artistic and musical project which is arranged every new year at the first full moon.

Plan of Action for Sustainable Destination Development for Geilo and Hol Municipality 2014–2016

The Plan of Action for Sustainable Destination Development is a comprehensive plan to ensure sustainable destination development in the future.

Geilo tourist information

Geilo visitor center and tourist information is located in the center of Geilo. Look for the tourist information sign.

Hiking in Geilo

Geilo offers endless opportunities for hiking. With two national parks and surrounded by nature, you can easily find a trail that suits you.

Peer Gynt by Lake Gålå

Gålå's breathtaking nature and Edward Grieg’s music make ‘Peer Gynt by Lake Gålå’ the most authentic way to experience Norway’s national drama.

Web cameras in Geilo

Have a look at Geilo right now on our web cameras

Winter at Oslo Winter Park

Oslo Winter Park offers good skiing only 20 minutes from Oslo city center.

TripAdvisor forum on Oslo

Read tips about Norwegian destinations from other travelers on the TripAdvisor forums. Ask for advice, and share your own experiences in turn.

Getting to Trysil and Around

Located in the heart of Scandinavia, 130 miles from Oslo and 292 miles from Stockholm. Trysil can be accessed by car or bus.

Getting to Rondane National Park and around

Mysuseter, Høvringen and Grimsdalen are all important gateways to Rondane. These are all easily accesible from the main road E6.

Tourist information in Geilo

The tourist information office is located in the center of Geilo, and provides all the information you need to make the most of your stay in the area.

The Øya Festival

Øya is one of the most popular music festivals in Norway. Queens of the Stone Age, Röyksopp and Robyn will be headlining in 2014.

Key facts about Oslo

The capital of Norway is also its largest city. Oslo has over 600,000 inhabitants and covers 454 square kilometers, 242 of which are forests.

Where to stay in Oslo

Oslo offers accommodation in every price category, including hotels, youth and family hostels, guest houses, camp sites and private accommodation.

Getting to Oslo and Around

Oslo is only a 7 hour flight away from New York. Once you are here, public transportation makes it simple to get around.

Key facts about Bjorli and Lesja

At the very top of Gudbrandsdalen, only a few kilometers from Romsdalen, you will find the municipality of Lesja and the village of Bjorli.

Where to stay in Bjorli and Lesja

In Lesja you have several choices when it comes to accommodation. Here are some recommended places to stay.

Getting to Bjorli and Lesja and around

Lesja is located between Åndalsnes and Lillehammer, at the very top of Gudbransdalen, and is easily reached by train and car.

Tourist information in Bjorli and Lesja

The tourist information office is located in the YX fuel station in the center of Bjorli.

Tourist information in Oslo

Oslo Visitor Center can help with accommodation, the Oslo Pass, currency exchange and tickets for public transport, sightseeing and fjord tours.

The Inferno Festival

With a solid focus on the world's best black metal bands, the Inferno Festival in Oslo attracts metal fans from far and wide.

Where to stay in Trysil

Trysil has a wide range of high standard accommodation options. From comfy cabins and swish hotels to ski in/ski out apartments and chalets.

Tourist information in Trysil

The Trysil Tourist Office is located in Trysil center, and the Welcome centers are in the mountains. Both provide information.

Key facts about Sandefjord

Located 74 miles south of Oslo, Sandefjord is a modern seaside town. Here you will find Torp Airport, one of the busiest airports in Norway.

Getting to Sandefjord and around

Sandefjord Airport Torp, Color Line, Fjord Line, the train and the E18 highway all ensure good transport connections nationally and internationally.

Tourist information for Sandefjord

The tourist information in Sandefjord is located in the building called Kurbadet. Here you can book accommodation and get tips on what to see.

Where to stay in Sandefjord

Stay in style at the historic Hotel Kong Carl in Sandefjord center, or pitch your tent at one of many campsites along the coast.

Tourist Information in Sarpsborg

The tourist information office is situated nearby the town square.

Key facts about Sarpsborg

Sarpsborg is both a municipality and a town with 51,000 inhabitants situated in the county of Østfold, southeast in Norway.

Getting to Sarpsborg and around

You can easily get to Sarpsborg by car, train and bus.

Where to stay in Sarpsborg

Stay in a hotel or hire a cabin. If you are after budget accommodation, stay in a youth hostel or go camping.

Tourist information for Rondane National Park

There are several tourist information offices in the Rondane region.

Key facts about Rondane National Park

Rondane is the oldest national park in Norway. The park was established in 1962 to preserve the nature and the living areas of the wild reindeer.

Where to stay in Rondane National Park

Rondane offers all sorts of accommodation. From modern hotels to old farm houses and mountain cabins deep inside the national park.

Tourist information in Gol in Hallingdal

Gol Tourist Information is located in the council building.

Where to stay in Geilo

In Geilo you can choose from fashionable, modern or traditional hotels, apartments, chalets, cabins and mountain lodges.

Key facts about Geilo

Geilo has 2,500 inhabitants. The village centre is located 798 metres above sea level.

Getting to Geilo and around

Geilo is easily accessible by car, and there are daily train and bus connections from Oslo and Bergen. The closest airport is at Fagernes.

Getting to Nesbyen

Nesbyen is beautifully situated in the mountain district between Oslo and Bergen and has good connections to and from both by bus and railway.

Where to stay in Ål in Hallingdal

Ål in Hallingdal can offer a variety of accommodation: Stay in the town center or in the mountains, in a hotel, a lodge or in a camping site.

Where to stay in Hemsedal

Stay in your own cabin, at a cozy mountain farm or at one of Hemsedal's seven campsites.

Tourist information in Hemsedal

Hemsedal Tourist Information Office is located in the center of Hemsedal.

Tourist information in Ål in Hallingdal

Ål Tourist Information is located in Ål Cultural Center, where you can find information on activities and accommodation as well as maps and brochures.

Key facts about Ål in Hallingdal

In Ål in Hallingdal you find beautiful and powerful nature, a wide spectrum of culture, activities and attractions for the whole family.

Where to stay in Gol in Hallingdal

Whether you bring a tent, wish to rent a cabin, or perhaps want a luxury suite at a hotel, there are plenty of alternatives in Gol and Golsfjellet.

Attractions in Gol in Hallingdal

Experience wolves and other animals at E.K.T. Langedrag Nature Park, visit the Medieval Park, and see how glass-blowers make art at HallingGlass.

Tourist information in Nesbyen

The tourist information is centrally located at the culture center, facing the idyllic inner town square.

Tourist information in Halden

The tourist information offices can help you with accommodation, and provide you with information about events, attractions and activities.

Key facts about Halden

There are around 30,000 inhabitants in Halden. During the summer months almost 300,000 people visit Fredriksten Fortress.

Getting to Halden and around

Halden is located between Norway's capital, Oslo, and the Swedish city of Gothenburg. Halden is easily accessible by car, train, bus and plane.

Where to stay in Halden

There are several accommodation possibilities in Halden, both in the town center and on the outskirts.

Shopping in Halden

The center of Halden is small enough to be navigated on foot, making shopping here a pleasant experience.

Key facts about Nesbyen

The village of Nesbyen lies in the municipality of Nes, in the county of Buskerud. It is situated in the Hallingdal Valley.

Key facts about Flå

Flå is a municipality in the county of Buskerud. The municipality lies in the most southeasterly part of the Hallingdal Valley.

Getting to Flå and around

Flå is located along rv. 7, the shortest road distance between Oslo and Bergen.

Where to stay in Flå

In Flå you will find camp sites and cottages in different sizes and standards.

Tourist information in Flå

Flå Tourist Information Office is situated in Vassfaret Bear Park, centrally in Flå.

Getting to Numedal and around

Numedal is best accessed by car, however you can also make your way here by train and bus.

Tourist information in Numedal

To make the most of your stay in Numedal, make sure you come by the Visitor Information Centres in Lampeland and Rødberg.

Key facts about Numedal

The Numedal Valley has a rich history and a unique cultural heritage. The former trading route is also home to four stave churches.

Where to stay in Numedal

Numedal has many unusual accommodation options. Here you can spend the night in an old timber storage house, in a train carriage or in a former bank.

Where to stay in Nesbyen

In Nesbyen you can go camping, stay in a comfortable cabin or enjoy the service of a hotel.

Getting to Hemsedal

Hemsedal is located halfway between Oslo and Bergen, and is most easily reached by car.

Getting to Gol in Hallingdal and around

Gol is located centrally in Hallingdal, and is one of the most important traffic junctions in Eastern Norway.

Getting to Ål in Hallingdal

Ål in Hallingdal's location halfway between Oslo and Bergen makes it an ideal destination to experience real Norwegian summer and winter.

Dovrefjell

The Dovrefjell mountain area is the home of the musk ox and the barrier between the southern and central regions of Norway.
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