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People playing with the polar foxes at Langedrag farm in Nesbyen in Hallingdal, Eastern Norway
People playing with the polar foxes at Langedrag farm in Nesbyen in Hallingdal, Eastern Norway
Polar foxes at Langedrag in Nesbyen in Hallingdal.
Photo: CH / Visitnorway.com
Polar foxes at Langedrag in Nesbyen in Hallingdal.
Photo: CH / Visitnorway.com
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Nesbyen

In family-friendly Nesbyen, you get close to nature no matter if you’re skiing, hiking, biking or walking around in your swimwear.

Since the temperature showed 35.6 degrees in June 1970, it hasn’t been warmer anywhere in the country than in Nesbyen in the Hallingdal valley in Eastern Norway.

Lake Trytetjern, with its sandy beach, sand volleyball court, and water trampoline, is one of Hallingdal’s most comfortable places on hot summer days. But you can also get the adrenaline pumping on some of Norway’s toughest bike trails or play golf on a beautiful mountain course.

Hike classic mountains such as Dyna, Trommenatten, and Hallingnatten, go Geocaching or just stroll through charming Old Nes.

In winter, you can go cross-country skiing in more than 450 kilometres of groomed tracks, or speed down the slopes in the alpine resort Nesfjellet Alpin. Or how about going winter cycling with a fat bike or taking a dog team on a trip?

If you have kids, you can’t leave the area until you’ve visited Langedrag nature park. Here you can meet polar foxes and cute rabbits, get (almost) close encounters with lynx and wolves, go horseback riding, and challenge yourself in the climbing park.

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Where to stay

From comfy hotels to cosy cabins. Find your home away from home in Nesbyen.

Food and drink

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Getting to Nesbyen

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Top attractions in Nesbyen
Sand beach, volleyball court and universally designed jetty. Walk the beautiful footpath around the water or try the bike path "Trytetrøkket" - before… Read more
Trytetjern
There's an abundance of freshwater fishing spots in Nesbyen with clear water, and lots of happy fish.The high season for freshwater fishing starts in… Read more
Fishing in Nesbyen
Langedrag Nature Park is open for overnight and daily visits, all year round, and offers a number of unforgettable activities and meetings with more… Read more
Langedrag Nature Park
Explore one of the world's most accessible meteorite craters. Guided tours throughout the summer. Read more
Gardnos Meteorite Park
HALLINGDAL MUSEUM, NESBYEN One of Norway's oldest open air museums! Hallingdal folk museum was established in 1899 as one of the first open air… Read more
Hallingdal museum, Nesbyen
A nice and fun water activity for the whole family - SUP board, oar and floating vest (NOK 300,- per. pers.) Read more
Stand Up Paddle on the Hallingdal River
Under the collective designation Nesbyen Historical Experiences lies a wealth of historical and cultural experiences waiting for you. Read more
Nesbyen Historical Experiences
Family friendly high mountain golf with 9 hole course, driving range and 2 practice greens. Read more
Nesfjellet Golf
An exhibition about the Romantic Nationalism period and its paintings Read more
The exhibition "Into the Art"
Skillful local guides are more than happy to show you the way to the finest bike trails in our valley. Read more
MTB guiding in Nesbyen
Get the most out of your bike day in Nesbyen with shuttling! Read more
MTB shuttling in Nesbyen
In Nesbyen you will find both family-friendly trails in pleasant high mountain terrain and tough challenges. At www.visitnesbyen.com/hiking, we show… Read more
Hiking in Nesbyen
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