Lillehammer is a small town in the county of Oppland in south-central Norway. The town sits at the intersection of the lake Mjøsa and Gudbrandsdalen, the great valley of East Norway.

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Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena

Olympiaparken. The ski jumping site for the Olympics, now a year-round attraction with a chairlift to the top (or, if you're feeling frisky, a hike up 954 steps). Visit the ski jump tower to gaze down at the K120 jumping hill and an excellent view of Lillehammer and Lake Mjøsa. Chairlift 40 kr return incl. ski jump tower admission, plus an optional 25 kr for the bobsled simulator. The site is a solid 20-30 min uphill hike from central Lillehammer, walk up Fossgatan and follow the signs for Olympiaparken/Chairlifts. Open 9AM to 8PM summer, 9AM to 5PM spring/fall, 11AM to 4PM winter.

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Northern Europe's largest open-air museum with 200 buildings. Among the traditional Norwegian buildings is the Garmo stave church from 1200 ac. Modern times are also represented at the museum. In the Residential Aerea there are one family homes from almost every decade of the 1900s. Open daily in summer 10AM to 5PM, daily 11AM to 4PM except Monday in winter. Admission 140/80 kr peak/off-peak.

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Nordseter Hyttegrend

Nordseter Hyttegrend i situated in beautiful natural surroundings at Nordseter 850m only 12 km from the centre of Lillehammer with many great activities. Choosing to stay at Nordseter Hyttegrend you can enjoy the Norwegian mountains and activities for everyone in the family summer as well as winter.

Hafjell Hotel

Hafjell Hotel & Apartments are located north of Lillehammer at the ski resort of Hafjell. They have hotel and self catered holiday apartments.

SLEEP   —  +47 61285550 —  Aaslettvegen 3

Clarion Collection Hotel Hammer

located among the classic handicraft and trading houses in the main street

SLEEP   —  +47 61 26 73 73 —  Storgata 108

Radisson Blu Lillehammer Hotel

Centrally located, surrounded by verdant gardens

First Hotel Breiseth

Traditional hotel in the heart of Lillehammer

Birkebeineren Hotel & Apartments

Close to all winter sports facilities

Lillehammer Art Museum

Modern Norwegian art.

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About Lillehammer

Lillehammer is best remembered as the site of the '''1994 Winter Olympics''', but it's also worth a visit in the summer for its '''beautifully preserved''' late 19th-century wooden houses. In the 2010s, it has become famous for the ''Lilyhammer'' TV series.

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