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8 Attractions to Visit

Day Trip from Oslo to Lillehammer: Step Back in Time

Day Trip from Oslo to Lillehammer: Step Back in Time
Starts from

Oslo

Transportation

By Car

Guidance

Self-Guided

Attractions

8

Duration

13 Hours

Length

362 km

Created By:

Ina Yulo Stuve
Ina Yulo Stuve
Travel Expert

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Highlights

  • Reminisce the greatest moments in sports history at the Olympic Museum.
  • Turn back the clocks and discover what life was like centuries ago at the Hadeland Folk Museum and Maihaugen.
  • Enjoy authentic Greek food at a central Lillehammer outpost.

Guide details

Starts from

Oslo

Transportation

By Car

Guidance

Self-Guided

Duration

13 Hours

Length

362 km

Price

History and CultureUnique LocationsFamily-Friendly
Lillehammer is a city that lives on in the minds and hearts of many a sports fan. From the Winter Olympics in 1994 to the athletes who continue to practice at the Olympic Park today, the city has cemented its role as a legendary venue for Norwegian culture. Step back in time and relive some of the greatest moments in history with a one-day round trip to Lillehammer. From a visit to the Winter Olympics grounds to an open-air museum featuring 13th-century houses, this itinerary is a must for history and culture buffs.

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Lillehammer is a city that lives on in the minds and hearts of many a sports fan. From the Winter Olympics in 1994 to the athletes who continue to practice at the Olympic Park today, the city has cemented its role as a legendary venue for Norwegian culture. Step back in time and relive some of the greatest moments in history with a one-day round trip to Lillehammer. From a visit to the Winter Olympics grounds to an open-air museum featuring 13th-century houses, this itinerary is a must for history and culture buffs.
Ina Yulo Stuve
Ina Yulo Stuve
Travel Expert
  • Reminisce the greatest moments in sports history at the Olympic Museum.
  • Turn back the clocks and discover what life was like centuries ago at the Hadeland Folk Museum and Maihaugen.
  • Enjoy authentic Greek food at a central Lillehammer outpost.
8 Attractions to Visit

Day 1

362 km977 m

Go for Gold in Lillehammer

Lillehammer lives on in the history books as being one of the meccas of winter sports. From playing host to the Winter Olympics in 1994 to having some of the best ski trails and facilities around, adrenaline junkies and history lovers alike make the pilgrimage to this small town and its surrounding peaks for the ideal active holiday. On this one-day roundtrip itinerary from Oslo, you will enjoy a mix of history and sports appreciation as you discover different Norwegian cultural eras at a folk museum, step into a hub of Olympic proportions, and pay a visit to one of Europe's largest open-air museums.

Day Itinerary

08:15

Oslo

Open Details
71.3 km1 h 20 min
Hadeland Gjestegård
09:451 h

Hadeland Gjestegård

Restaurant
Open Details
The breakfast menu varies at this farm restaurant in Hadeland, but whether it's the Cowboy Breakfast on Tuesdays or Friday's "pytt i panna" ("pieces in the pan" or pretty much a meat hash), you can be sure everything will be fresh and tasty.
Open Monday-Friday from 9 am, Saturdays at 11 am, and Sundays at 12 pm.

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