Most people associate Lillehammer primarily with the 1994 Winter Olympics . Indeed, this Norwegian city can claim to be one of the sports capitals there. There are several ski resorts there, but most people visit the Olympic Park , where you can admire the Lysgårdsbakkene ski jumps . But not only in winter you can spend time actively in Lillehammer. Many attractions await tourists there also in summer. In the vicinity, you can go hiking, cycling or horse riding .
However, Lillehammer is not only about sports and outdoor activities. It is also rich in history and culture. Besides, Lillehammer itself became a UNESCO City of Literature . The numerous museums will allow you to immerse yourself in the fascinating history of the city. The Maihaugen open-air museum and the Norwegian Olympic Museum deserve special attention. North of the city, however, is the hugely popular Hunderfossen Eventyrpark . The perfect place for the whole family.
Who is Lillehammer for?
Go to Lillehammer when you want to combine active tourism with sightseeing . The city has a rich sports and cultural offer. It is also a great base for exploring the Gudbrandsdalen valley.