Lom National Park Village
The municipality center of Lom is a National Park Village and a natural gateway to the National Parks Jotunheimen, Breheimen and Reinheimen.
The municipality center of Lom is a National Park Village and a natural gateway to the national parks Jotunheimen, Breheimen and Reinheimen. Norway's two highest mountains - Galdhøpiggen and Glittertind - are located in Lom.
The mountain village Lom in Oppland with approx. 2350 inhabitants, is the most typical mountain municipality in Norway, with 135 peaks and 23 border peaks over 2000 m.a.s.l.
The National Park Village is located at the foot of the mighty mountain Lomseggen, and provides a crossing point between east and west. In less than two hours (summer time) you can move from the mountains in Jotunheimen to the worlds longest fjord, Sognefjorden.
In the city center, the river Bøvra runs white and wild in Prestfossen. The name Fossbergje comes from the rock that protrudes at the waterfall. The village center has been developed at both sides of the river since the end of the 1600th century.
In the nice and cosy center of Lom, called "Fossbergom", it is a busy life in the summer months with inhabitants and tourists side by side. Here you will find everything from a famous baker and stave church from 1150, one of the biggest Stave Churches in Norway, several outdoor cafés, restaurants, shops museums.
In Lom you can explore culture and traditions combined with modern attractions and activities. Lom is well known for its well-developed construction practice. At the wooden bridge, built in the same way as the first bridges ever, you get close to the life giving water, on the way from the glaciers to the ocean. Please also notice Vassvaglen, the special monument, close to the roundabout.
Lom is a great starting point for hikes along a large network of hiking trails.
Walking trail through the National Park Village Lom:
“Bergomsrunda” is a pleasant round trip on foot, through the National Park Village Lom. The round leads through the village
and takes you to the sights in and around the centre. The round trip is 2,5 kms long.
Please contact the tourist office for further information.
Last updated: 01/04/2023
Source: Visit Jotunheimen AS