Ski holidays in Hafjell - Norway's 3rd largest ski resort
Hafjell has both serious skiing for the experienced and smaller trails for children and beginners. Only approx. 15 km from Lillehammer you will find Hafjell. There is a ski bus in Hafjell, which runs between the hotels in the center and the Hunderfossen, the alpine center, shops and Gaiastova. The bus is a free offer for ski guests, and with the ski bus you can get around quickly and easily. The departures match the opening hours of the alpine center.
Hafjell in Norway is 181 km from Oslo, approx. 2 1/2 hours by car. When you go skiing to Norway with DFDS, you arrive rested in Oslo at. 9.45 and can be in Hafjell and ski already over dinner.
The children's area at the foot of the alpine hill has, among other things, ski lifts, figures and jumps as well as child-friendly belt lift. 'Barneland' for children (4-6 years) has skiing, tobogganing, barbecue and much more. For children aged 3-7 there is a nice indoor children's area. As something new, the Hafjell Alpine Center offers a new family area at Mosetertoppen, with a large play area, fun activities and a restaurant. Many common activities such as children's skiing, tobogganing, bonfires, etc. Activities depend on the season.
Alpine and Snowboarding
Hafjell has a good ski resort with, among other things. 1 gondola lift and 2 express chair lifts that quickly bring you to the top of the alpine area. Here are downhill skiing in all difficulty levels. The height difference of 830 m is one of the largest in the Nordic countries. Hafjell Alpincenter is sheltered by forest terrain and has high snow safety as well as a large extended snow cannon plant. There is also evening driving a few days a week. For snowboarders, there are two major parks with many challenges. When buying Lillehammer Skipass / Liftkort, the ski resorts in both Hafjell, Gålå, Sjusøen, Skiekampen and Kvittfjell can be used. All located within a reasonable driving distance of Hafjell.
Cross country skiing in Hafjell
In Hafjell there are good opportunities for cross-country skiing with a large trail network of groomed and marked trails. Here you will find a wealth of great hiking opportunities over the mountains towards Nordseter / Sjusøen, and Hornsjø or north towards Lisetra. The cross-country trails start at the top of Hafjell Alpine Center at the Gondola peak or Gaiastova.