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.
Historical sites and cultural gems – explore some of the highlights.
From comfy hotels to cosy cabins. Find your home away from home in Jotunheimen.
From local food gems to high-end restaurants. Get a taste of what Jotunheimen offers.
Otta is the nearest train station. From there, you can take local buses to several places in the Jotunheimen area.
You can reach the Jotunheimen area with express buses from Oslo, Bergen and Trondheim several times per day.
The nearest airports to Jotunheimen are Oslo Airport and Trondheim Airport. You can travel by train from both airports to several destinations in the region.
If you prefer your own car, there are several rental car services at both Oslo Airport and Trondheim Airport.
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