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A holiday with an Olympic feel

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.

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Cross-country skiing in Sjusjøen
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Hunderfossen Family park
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Outdoor concert in Rondablikk
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Horseback riding in Espedalen
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Lillehammer Olympiapark
Lillehammer Olympiapark
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Hunderfossen Family park
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Plan your trip

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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A winter adventure for the whole family


Swing by Lillehammer on a round trip

 The Gudbrandsdalen area, Lillehammer

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Getting here and around

Get in-depth travel information at Lillehammer’s official website.

  • By plane

    By plane

    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.

  • By train

    By train

    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.

  • By car

    By car

    Lillehammer is located around 2 hours from Oslo, 5 hours from Trondheim, and 5 hours from Ålesund.

  • By bus

    By bus

    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.

  • Local travel

    Local travel

    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.


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Gudbrandsdalen
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Gudbrandsdalen.
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Gudbrandsdalen.
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  • The inland climate of the Lillehammer region makes the winters cold and the summers relatively warm.
  • January and February are the coldest months, with an average temperature of -8°C in the valley areas and -10°C in the mountains.
  • June and July are warmest with an average temperature of 15°C.
  • February and April are the driest months, with an average 32 mm of rain or snowfall.
  • August is the wettest month.
  • The weather can change quickly in the mountain areas, so read up on safety in the mountains.
  • Get the latest weather forecast on yr.no.

 

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There is no need to wait until you’re here to find out what you’d like to do.

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