Exotic animals, steep mountains, and the award-winning viewpoint Snøhetta. Get ready for an outdoor adventure in the Dovrefjell mountains.
Not only is Dovrefjell an excellent arena for hiking, biking, and horseback riding – this is also where you can meet the mythical musk oxen. You might want to join a guided tour to increase your chances of spotting this beautiful beast.
At the award-winning Viewpoint Snøhetta, named after the nearest mountain peak, nature is united with modern architecture. The sheltered observation pavilion has a warm atmosphere where you can relax and admire the view.
The divine landscape in Dovrefjell is also a backdrop for parts of the pilgrim trail St. Olav Ways from Oslo to Trondheim. The calming vibes from nature, the villages and their strong cultural heritage will all help you unwind and clear your head.
Dovrefjell is yours to explore for as long as you like. Mountain cabins welcome you with open arms and a bed for the night, as well as tasty local food and drink.
Get in-depth travel information on Nasjonalparkriket’s official website.
Historical sites and cultural gems – explore some of the highlights.
You can take the Dovre Line from Oslo and Trondheim to Dovre, Dombås, Hjerkinn, and Kongsvold. Dombås also connects with Åndalsnes via the Rauma Line.
Both long-distance express buses and local buses stop in Dovre.
If you’re driving from Oslo or Trondheim, follow the E6 to Dovrefjell.
From Fjord Norway, you can drive the Rv70 from the Northwest, the E136 past Bjorli and Lesjaskog, the Rv15 over the Strynefjellet mountain, or the Fv55 over the Sognefjellet mountain. Some of these have stretches that classify as Norwegian Scenic Routes.
The nearest airports are Oslo Airport and Trondheim Airport. From there, take the train to Dovre, Dombås, Herkinn, or Kongsvoll in Dovrefjell.
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