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Lillehammer was the second venue in Norway for the 1994 Winter Olympics. In Lillehammer you can experience a time travel. Here you will discover a village with small fishermen's cabins and wonderful farmhouses. Take the opportunity to get on the old paddle steamer Skibladner from 1856, which gives you the opportunity to drive on Norway's largest lakes - also one of the deepest in Europe.
Travel by car over the "Trollstigen Straße" allowing you to admire impressive fjords - one of the most visited attractions in Norway. A highlight is definitely the impressive waterfall Stigfossen - you can even walk along the back of it.
Lillehammer is a typical Norwegian town with colorful houses in the pedestrian area, wooden buildings and a gorgeous mountain scenery. The Maihaugen Open Air Museum is the largest museum in Norway with 185 buildings. Those who are more interested in activities, visit the family park Hunderfrossen or Lilleputthammer or go on a day trip to one of the three waterfalls in Venabygd.
Lillehammer offers loads of opportunities for active holidays, starting with hiking and cycling, climbing and rafting to extreme sports, such as downhill or bobsled ride. Thanks to the 1994 Winter Olympics, the resort has been well-equipped and has made good use of its natural resources to attract visitors from all over the world. Animal lovers can go on safari, watching moose, wild boar and other animals. For fishing enthusiasts, the Mjosa is one of the best fishing lakes in the country.