The lush valley Lillehammer & Gudbrandsdalen
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Family fun & heritage
In the heart of Norway

The Lillehammer region is located in the Gudbrandsdalen valley in Eastern Norway, around two hours north of OsloThe lush Gudbrandsdalen valley and the city of Lillehammer – in the heart of Norway – is the ideal destination for anyone in search of amazing adventures in the great outdoors. The region has some of the country's most spectacular scenery right on its doorstep, and Rondane, Jotunheimen and Langsua national parks are all within easy reach.

Lillehammer is an area with a rich food heritage and lots of tasty treats. So when it's time to refuel, ask for short-travelled meat of moose, locally grown vegetables, fish, cured meat or lefse. 

Adventures Places to stay
Why choose Lillehammer & Gudbrandsdalen
The family-friendly valley There are several family-friendly activities in the valley; visit the open-air museum Maihaugen, spend a day in the amusement-park Hunderfossen or enjoy a soft hike suitable for the whole family.
Action-packed adventures In the Lillehammer-region you can try everything from mountain biking to rafting, hiking and fishing.
Charming accommodations There are many ways to spend the night in the Lillehammer and Gudbrandsdalen area, from hotels and mountain cabins to camping out in the wild.


Enjoyable bike trips in Lillehammer & Gudbrandsdalen
Cycling southwards from Lemonsjø to Ruten Fjellstue in Espedalen Valley, you will travel through a varied landscape featuring quiet mountain lakes, wild rivers,…
58 km 4.5-6h
The following route description is one stage of the of Mjølkevegen cycling route. It assumes that participants have arrived by train to Vinstra Station, an…
72 km 6-8h
Signature Adventure

The National Park Scenic Route

Places to stay

At Dalseter Mountain hotel they belive that a relaxed and warm atmosphere - with no hassle and stress - is what their guests need in todays busy world!
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The traditional Ruten Mountain Lodge is situated in the charming Espedalen valley, with a stunning view towards the national parks Langsua and Jotunheimen.
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GoRafting’s rafting base is situated just at the Sjoa River, known as one of the world's best and most popular rivers for whitewater rafting and other water activities.
Nedre Heidal
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