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The lakefront promenade

The lakefront promenade Mjøsa at Lillehammer is a short distance to Strandtorget shopping mall. There are established hiking trails, a skate park, training facilities, sand volleyball courts, disc golf, toilet, sandy beach and parking.

The lakefront promenade Mjøsa at Lillehammer is a short distance to Strandtorget shopping mall. There are established hiking trails, a skate park, training facilities, sand volleyball courts, disc golf, toilet, sandy beach and parking.

Here you can relax or be active on hot summer days. There are large areas of grass and short distance to lake Mjøsa for a dip. From the promenade you can go to the birdwatching tower at Mosodden or stroll up to the center of Lillehammer. Another option is to go to the Old Shipyards dock. Here is Thorstadbua - a white old warehouse building after merchant Thorstad. The building is currently owned by Lillehammer municipality. On the seafront there is also a red beautiful sculpture made by Hilde Aagaard. The sculpture has the title "Wall of sorrow wall of joy".

Lake Mjøsa is the largest lake of Norway and has a surface on, 336 square km. The maximum depth of Mjösa is 443 meters. Lake Mjösa borders to three counties and seven municipalities. The length of the lake is 117 km, and the total length of the shoreline is 273 km. 90 km of the shoreline is covered by forests and 80 km by agricultural land.
Railroad and main roads passes near the shoreline in lengths of 35 and 28 km, 6 km is covered by cabins, 16 km is built up areas and 3 km is steep mountains. Only 20 % of the shoreline is accessable to the public. There are strong traditions to common use of both the lake and the surroundings. The area is of great importance for recreation, both for local people and tourists. Parts of the area are of great importance to building preservation and archaeology.

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