The Lillehammer region is known to the world for the Olympic winter games in 1994 and the Netflix series Lilyhammer.
Go there for real and take part in entertaining skiing and other nature based and cultural activities.
Enjoy the outdoor activities the region has to offer – the Olympic bobsleigh track, rafting in Sjoa, alpine skiing or downhill biking in Hafjell, and guided walks in Rondane, to mention some.
Choose from several hotels in Lillehammer city centre, stay in an old cotter’s farm in the Gudbrandsdalen valley, or spend the night in Hunderfossen Snowhotel.
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Hafjell, Norway's third largest ski resort, welcomes you to endless slopes, internationally known parks, and up-to-date ski adventures for all ages. In summer, Hafjell turns into a natural playground for both mountain and downhill biking.
Action sport documentary “Supervention 2” features Olympic gold medalist Aksel Lund Svindal, snowboard legend Terje Håkonsen and X-Games competitor Anders Backe, who have all opted for extreme lives where pushing boundaries is the norm.
With so many cold months during a year, one must seize the opportunity to be outside when the weather is warm. Here are some good tips to museums where you can spend and enjoy most of the time outside.
Best friends Mora and González have been to the Olympic city of Lillehammer for work. During their four day visit, they also seized the opportunity to discover Norwegian nature and the nearby capital, Oslo.
Any direction out of Oslo will take you to lush landscapes, rich history, and culture. The region around the Norwegian capital is easily accessible and offers a great number of possibilities for day and round trips.
Spend a week exploring some of the highlights of Norwegian architecture, from a wooden church that dates back to the 12th century to the latest high-tech hotel which blends in with nature.
Get in-depth travel information at Lillehammer’s official website.
Oslo Airport is Norway’s national air hub, located about 1 hour and 40 minutes by road from Lillehammer.
All trains between Oslo and Lillehammer stop at Oslo Airport.
There is also a bus connection from Oslo Airport to Lillehammer and other locations in the Gudbrandsdalen valley.
The regional train service between Oslo and Lillehammer runs between 12 and 20 times daily.
The train between Oslo and Trondheim stops in Lillehammer.
Check out NSB’s webpage for prices and timetables.
Lillehammer is located around 2 hours from Oslo, 5 hours from Trondheim, and 5 hours from Ålesund.
There are regular bus connections to Lillehammer and other destinations in the area from Oslo, Trondheim and Bergen.
Read more about bus transport in the Lillehammer region.
Lillehammer skysstasjon, Ringebu Skysstasjon and Vinstra skysstasjon are the main hubs for buses, trains and taxis in the area.
There are frequent bus services from Lillehammer city centre to most of the city’s attractions, including the ski resorts and the family park Hunderfossen.
Read more about local transport in the Lillehammer region.
There is no need to wait until you’re here to find out what you’d like to do.
Ambitious architects and young chefs are taking Oslo to new heights. If that doesn’t make you dizzy enough, try hiking to Galdhøpiggen, Norway’s highest peak at 2469 metres above sea level.
The Gudbrandsdalen valley is surrounded by the national parks of Jotunheimen, Rondane and Dovrefjell, and is known for medieval farms, good skiing and hiking.
The mountains at Skeikampen have been a popular recreation area for generations. Cruise down a slope, hike a mountain or simply lean back and enjoy the inviting surroundings.
In the Gudbrandsdalen valley, one hour north of Lillehammer, Henrik Ibsen’s drama “Peer Gynt” is celebrated in one of Norway’s leading cultural festivals.