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People cross-country skiing in the forest at Bjorli, Lesja, Eastern Norway
Winter at Bjorli.
Photo: Erland Kirkebøen Husom / Nasjonalparkriket

Itching to put on those skis? Enjoy long, snowsure winters in Bjorli and Lesja!

Just where the Gudbrandsdalen valley ends and the Romsdalen valley starts lies Lesja and the village Bjorli, a perfect starting point if you want to explore national parks like Reinheimen and Dovrefjell by foot, bike or skis.

Bjorli is known for its long and snowy winter season, and Bjorli ski centre is usually one of the first alpine resorts to open in the autumn. If you prefer cross-country skiing, you can start your trip right in the village centre!

Hikers, cyclists, riders, and anglers can usually trust the summer season here to be warm and dry. After a day in the great outdoors, you’ll want to stop by Avdemsbue where you can buy locally made cheese and other food from the area.

Get in-depth travel information on Nasjonalparkriket’s official website.

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Top attractions in Bjorli and Lesja

Historical sites and cultural gems – explore some of the highlights.

Where to stay

From comfy hotels to cosy cabins. Find your home away from home in Bjorli and Lesja.

Getting to Bjorli and Lesja

Get in-depth travel information on Nasjonalparkriket’s official website.
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Top attractions in Bjorli and Lesja
Avdemsbue is an old grocery shop, originally from 1878. They offer locally produced food as well as products from all over Norway. Read more
Avdemsbue
Winter 2018 did the new climbing park "Høyt & Lavt Bjorli" open. 7 tracks, 10 zip lines and 95 elements. Read more
Climbing park Bjorli
We guide you to hidden fishing pearls at Gudbrandsdalslågen in Lesja. Read more
Fly fishing at Lesja
Lesja Parachute Club is one of Norway’s largest clubs when measuring the fun you can have. The club has 174 members and does 2222 parachute jumps a… Read more
Lesja Parachute Club
Sagelva Hydropower Center in the Romsdalen valley near Bjorli, is built on the remains of the old local sawmill. Where the rivers Asbjørnsåa and Ulvåa… Read more
Sagelva Hydropower Center - From waterfall to hydropower
The campsite is next to the beautiful Lesjaskogsvatnet lake, with excellent swimming, fishing and hiking in the area. This is a wonderful place for… Read more
Boat and canoe rental at Lesjaskogvatnet
Vigga Vekst is situated in scenic surroundings at Lora in Lesja municipality. On the traditional farm we have a good basecamp for activities and… Read more
Farm experiences in Lesja | Vigga Vekst
We have everything you need for skiing holiday at Bjorli. We have ski school and equipement for alpine skiing, snowboard and cross country skiing. Read more
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    • Bjorli and Lesja train

      By train

      From Oslo or Trondheim, take the train to Dombås, where you can board the Rauma Line towards Åndalsnes. The train stops at Lesja, Lesjaverk, and Bjorli, and the journey is considered one of the most beautiful in the world.

    • Bjorli and Lesja car

      By car

      The E136 road runs through Lesja.

      From Oslo or Trondheim, follow the E6 to Dombås, and then the E136 towards Åndalsnes.

      From Fjord Norway, follow the E136 towards Åndalsnes and Dombås.

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    • Bjorli and Lesja plane

      By plane

      The closest airports are Molde Airport and Ålesund airport, both about 2.5 hours from Bjorli and Lesja by car.

      You can also travel to Bjorli and Lesja from Oslo Airport or Trondheim Airport, both approximately 5 hours from Bjorli and Lesja by car or train.

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