The Lillehammer region
Lillehammer region is a paradise for experiences all year long, no matter when you come to visit. Every season with us has its unique atmosphere with new experiences and beautiful scenery as well as fresh and impressive color schemes.
LILLEHAMMER IN NORWAY
Lillehammer (28.000 inhabitants), considered Norway's oldest winter sports resort and host of the 1994 Winter Olympics. Lillehammer region provides you with a combination of long-standing tradition and modern activities and services. You will find excellent museums and galleries, Olympic venues, a large number of restaurants and wide selection of shops and accommodation. The Lillehammer region is also famous for its ski terrain and excellent winter sport facilities. Nearby at the Lillehammer and Hafjell mountains, you will find the best network of cross-country ski trails in Northern Europe, comprising 350 km. The excellent ski centre is located at Hafjell, 15 minutes away by ski bus, and offers a mountain village feel with full amenities and ski in/out accommodation.
Here you will find holiday tips about the Lillehammer region with Hafjell, Lilleputthammer, Hunderfossen, Maihaugen and the Olympic facilities. If you are interested in water parks, golf, cycling, hiking, fishing, ski slopes, churches or restaurants - we have this here. Lillehammer region sits alive in the summer and we also recommend you visit Storgata in Lillehammer - where you will find most and short distance from Storgata you will find art museums, galleries, cultural paths and art houses.
In the autumn we claim that there is no region in Norway that has the same large range as the Lillehammer region has of activity offer if you want to use nature and cultural offers together with friends in activities or experiences. It all flares in week 40 with a large and comprehensive autumn holiday program for the region. Autumn holidays in the mountains are some of the finest things you can experience. Great colors and clear air give you energy to meet the winter.
Christmas in Norway is soon upon us and Lillehammer town and area is gearing up to greet Christmas visitors arriving from near and far. Christmas in Lillehammer / Norway will provide you with many memorable experiences during a time of the year when family, friends and delicious food are in focus. Lillehammer region is the perfect venue to relax and enjoy quality time with your family and friends.
Lillehammer town one of the most charming you can experience when it's advent and at Christmas. Storgata is decorated and the calm is falling. In the mountains, Christmas snow has come and the ski slopes and resorts have opened the season. Many visiting tourists from all over the world come to our region at this time of year. There are many who want to celebrate Christmas with families and friends in a mountain cabin or enjoy a holiday home with Norwegian Christmas traditions.
The centre of Lillehammer -- with its award-winning pedestrian street Storgata at its hub - is famous around the world. Charming and historically important buildings serve as the backdrop for a modern and bustling shopping environment with a number of specialist shops and an excellent range of products to choose from.