Enjoy the view from the top of Norway's highest mountain Galdhøpiggen, walk along the famous Besseggen ridge, and try some of the traditional food from the area.
The Jotunheimen mountains is a massive mountain area in Eastern Norway, covering an area of roughly 3,500 square kilometres. The mountain range is Norway’s most popular national park.
The most iconic hikes in Jotunheimen are Besseggen (1,743 m a.s.l.) Galdhøpiggen (2,469 m a.s.l.) and Glittertind (2,464 m a.s.l.) – the latter two are Norway’s highest mountains.
Jotunheimen is ideal for cross-country and alpine skiers, cyclists, and climbers who enjoy the experience of basically undisturbed nature and fresh air.
Other popular activities in Jotunheimen include glacier walking, rafting, climbing, caving, canyoning, and horseback riding.
Jotunheimen has a long culinary tradition, and some popular local produce include herbs, cured meat, sausages, cheese, jam, and bread.
There are many ways to spend the night in the Jotunheimen area, from hotels and mountain cabins to camping out in the wild.
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From comfy hotels to cosy cabins. Find your home away from home in Jotunheimen.
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