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A family of three is skiing in the slopes of Trysilfjellet mountain in Trysil, Eastern Norway.
Alpine skiing in Trysil.
Photo: Ola Matsson
A person cycling on an obstacle in Trysil bike arena in Eastern Norway
Mountain biking in Trysil.
Photo: Hans Martin Nysæter / Trysil
A girl placing candles in an snow cave in Trysil, Eastern Norway
Winter in Trysil.
Photo: CH / Visitnorway.com

Trysil is Norway’s largest ski destination in winter and an eldorado for cycling in summer. Surrounded by unspoilt nature, Trysil was one of the first holiday spots in Europe to achieve the prestigious Sustainable Tourism certification.

Family-friendly Trysil is situated close to the Swedish border, about two and a half hours from Oslo. Here, you’ll find Norway’s biggest ski resort, which offers a varied set of challenges, regardless of whether you’re looking for wide slopes, terrain parks, or off-piste.

There are also a number of activities to choose from outside of the ski slopes, such as dog sledding, sleigh rides, and ice fishing. If you want to go cross-country skiing, you can enjoy no less than 100 kilometres of groomed cross-country tracks around the mountain.

With its deep forest, wild river, and inviting mountains, Trysil is also an ideal base for summer activities such as whitewater rafting, hiking, and fishing.

For fun on two wheels, Trysil bike arena offers 100 kilometres of natural trails and more than 10 kilometres of handmade gravel trails for mountain bikers.

Increasingly many restaurants in Trysil take pride in fresh, local food. The ski resort itself has more than 30 eateries and restaurants.

In 2013, Trysil received the certification Sustainable Destination, a seal of approval given to destinations that work systematically to reduce the negative impact of tourism.

Get in-depth travel information​ on Trysil’s official website.

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Where to stay

From comfy hotels to cosy cabins. Find your home away from home in Trysil.

Food and drink

From local food gems to high-end restaurants. Get a taste of what Trysil offers.

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Getting to Trysil

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Top attractions in Trysil
Trysil is Norway’s largest ski destination and offers a varied set of alpine opportunities regardless of whether you’re looking for… Read more
Alpine skiing in Trysil
Family-friendly Trysil is Norway’s largest mountain biking resort and a hot spot for summer cycling holidays. Trysil bike arena has more than 50… Read more
Mountain biking in Trysil
Make room for a couple of hours only for you and your soul, and discover the magic of dogsledding. The team at Fjell-Huskies, Andreas, his helpers and… Read more
Dogsledding in Fageråsen
The Sledge slope of Fulufjellet (45 min drive from Trysil), Gira is 1600 meters, and one of Norway longest. Here you can try to sit on a sledge 10cm… Read more
Kjelkebakke
Now you can have the oportunity to try snowmobile in Trysil. If you are a beginner we recomend a 3 hours guided trip. You will find us in Ljørdalen a… Read more
Snowmobile for rental
Join us on a sleigh ride, a small winter adventure in the deep forest of Trysil. Included is a stop with delicious elggryte (elk stew), and the kids… Read more
Sleigh ride in Trysil
To experience the unbelievable colors that move across the sky is on many travelers’ bucket list, and few places on earth offer more ways to witness… Read more
Northern Light – Aurora tour.
The ice rink is located right in the Centre of Trysil. Read more
Ice rink in Trysil centre
Trysil always offers great cross-country skiing. In and around Trysilfjellet you can enjoy 100 km cross-country trails. Some trails are even groomed… Read more
Cross-country skiing in Trysilfjellet
Family-friendly snowshoe tours in Trysil - 2 hours. Read more
Breathtaking snowshoe tours
Trysil Bygdetun, founded in 1901, is located in Trysil town centre and is considered the country’s oldest rural museum. Read more
Trysil Bygdetun
Experience Trysil from the treetops. Read more
Høyt & Lavt Trysil
Family rafting is a fantastic nature experience, and the activity is well-suited to both large and small adventurers Read more
Family rafting
Riding tours are organised in the true Trysil wilderness. Wonderful views, primeval forest, open lowlands, secret cloudberry marshes and much, much… Read more
Trail riding
Bring your whole family or friends on an ice fishing day. Bring an adventure of excitement and adventure to a beautiful winter lake. Read more
Now it's time for ice fishing
Exquisite and elegant Spa and well-being facility with nine treatment rooms, two Finnish saunas, a steam room and a large relaxation area. Read more
Alpine SPA & Relax - Radisson Blu
The wellness area at the resort. A warm and nice place with hot tubs outdoor and indoor, different saunas, facial treatments, massage, fitness room. Read more
Kulpen SPA
A waterpark with several pools, currents, a glass climbing wall and a Jacuzzi. Surf the FlowRider, the only indoor surf-wave in Norway. Read more
Surfer's Bay - Pool & FlowRider
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    • Trysil train

      By train

      The nearest train station is Elverum, located approximately 70 kilometres from Trysil. From there, you can take a corresponding bus to Trysil.

      The train journey to Elverum takes around 2 hours from Oslo, or 5–6 hours from Trondheim.

    • Trysil road

      By road

      Trysil is easily accessible by road, both by bus and by car.

      If you drive from Oslo, travel time is approximately 2.5 hours. Follow the road E6 to Rv3 and Rv25 towards Trysil.

      There are several daily departures by express bus between Trysil and Oslo. Advance booking is advised in the winter when buses will often be fully booked before departure.

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    • Trysil plane

      By plane

      The nearest airport is Scandinavian Mountains Airport, which opened in December 2019. It is located across the border in Sweden, just 45 minutes by bus or car from Trysil.

      Oslo Airport is situated 2 hours by road from Trysil. From here, you can continue your journey with an express bus.

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    Towards sustainability

    The certification Sustainable Destination is a seal of approval given to destinations that work systematically to reduce the negative impact of tourism. In addition to providing visitors with enjoyable experiences, the destination must preserve the local nature, culture and environment, strengthen social values, and be economically viable. The municipality and the travel industry must cooperate closely to assure that the destination is a great place both to live in and to visit.

    Find out more about sustainable destinations in Norway

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