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Old wooden houses at Sygard Grytting historic hotel Old wooden houses at Sygard Grytting historic hotel
Sygard Grytting.
Photo: Ian Brodie / Lillehammer.com
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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
Ian Brodie
Outdoor concert in Rondablikk
Ian Brodie / Lillehammer.com
Horseback riding in Espedalen
Ian Brodie/Lillehammer.com
Lillehammer Olympiapark
Lillehammer Olympiapark
Esben Haakenstad
Lillehammer Art Museum
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Hunderfossen Family park
Esben Haakenstad

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.

Get inspired

A winter adventure for the whole family

Swing by Lillehammer on a round trip

 The Gudbrandsdalen area, Lillehammer


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.