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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.
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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.

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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Top attractions in Trysil

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Where to stay

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

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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
Challenges, development, laughter and great experiences with others. Read more
Group lessons
Become a better cross-country skier! The right technique makes it more fun to ski. Private lessons, groups and companies. Read more
Anita Moens Skiskole
Local quality cheese produced in Flendalen in Trysil since 2003. Dairy with small farm shop. Read more
Bryn Gardsmeieri
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
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
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
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
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
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A family alpine skiing 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
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Cycling in Trysil
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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

    Sustainable destination

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