Oppland Things to Do

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  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
    by Hildeal

Oppland Things to Do

  • OEye Stavkirke - picture perfect

    We came across this beautiful stave church along Road E16. We had just passed Filefjell, a most scenic and wild mountain area, which I simply must visit again. And here it was, just by the road and looking like a picture from a fairy tale. So tiny against the rocky mountains in the background and with a lake of the purest blue right beside it. It...

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  • The Norwegian Rakfiskfestival

    Which means fermented troat, draws more than 20 000 people to Fagernes very year. There is a big marked place with local products and conserts until late hours. next festival will take place in 01/11 2012-04/11/2012 Tursday to Sunday.

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  • Strunkeveko

    Every year at Valdres folkehøgskole ( Valdres folk high school) the kids who are attending the music school are playing norwegian folk dance. And they're quite good!'' My cousin at 13 is attending this music school, playing the fiddle.adress:c/o Valdres folkemusikklagTyinvegen 27N-2900 FAGERNES, Norway

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  • Lomen stavkyrje /stave church

    Located in the community of Lomen in Vestre Slidre. It was built in the second half of the 12th century. We were there to celebrate olsok the 29th of July. It's the date for the battle for Stiklestad in 1030 and the death of St. Olaf. I liked listening to the choir singing hymns. Before going to church there's a tradition of serving waffles and...

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  • Rondane

    Rondane National Park is the oldest national park in Norway and has ten peaks above 2,000 metres.The highest is Rondeslottet with 2,178 m (7,146 ft). The park is an important habitat for herds of wild reindeer.The picture "Winter Night in Rondane" was painted by Harald Solberg between 1911 and 1914.Read more at my Rondane page.

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  • Breidalsvatnet

    Situated 900 meters above the sea, near Geiranger and Stryn. Alpine landscape, snowcapped mountains and breathtaking sceneries.Nearby is a skiresort, and in summer you can also go skiing at nearby Strynefjellet.Read more on my Breidalsvatnet page.

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  • Lillehammer

    Lillehammer lies in the north of Mjøsa, the biggest lake in Norway. The city hosted the winter olympics in 1994, and is famous for its wintersportsactivities.But it's also a nice place to visit in the summer. The landscape is great, and the quiet atmosphere of the city is so relaxing.Read more on my Lillehammer page.

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  • Otta

    Otta is a city north in Gudbrandsdalen valley in central Norway.Otta is an important site in the valley. The train and mainroad between Oslo and Trondheim pass by here. In the trainstation is also the busstation and taxistation.Read more at my Otta page.

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  • Lom

    Lom is a small town in Gudbrandsdalen valley in central Norway.The town has a beautiful stave church which was built in the 1100s. In the 1600s it was rebuilt to a cruciform church. Read more at my Lom page.

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  • Kvam

    The mainroad between Oslo and Trondheim goes through Gudbrandsdalen valley, and Kvam is situated along the road.Many nice places for sleep and eat if you need a rest on your way through Gudbrandsdalen.Read more on my Kvam page.

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  • Hjerkinn

    Hjerkinn is a little village in the central part of Norway, situated on the main road between Oslo and Trondheim.Surrounded by beautiful nature, and two national parks: Dovrefjell and Rondane. A paradise for everyone that likes hiking or crosscountry skiing.Read more at my Hjerkinn page.

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  • Strynefjell

    The old road over the mountain Strynefjell, is today a "National touristroad". Because of snow it is only open in summer.The nature here is fantastic! And nearby glaciers fill the lake with turquise colored water. So beautiful!Take care if you come here in late august. The first part of the road was great when we went driving here. But after a...

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  • Valdres Folkemuseum

    I should really have put this tip under shopping. We arrived at Fagernes at around 3 pm. and the museum was already closing. We were sold one ticket for the two of us and were allowed to have a quick tour of the area. So the only thing we saw was the exhibition of Norwegian folk costumes in the building of the reception and some old timber...

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  • Rondane National Park

    Rondane National Park is a high mountain area in the northeast of Oppland. Its highest point is Rondslottet ('The Rondane Castle') reaching the height of 2178 m. Ten other peaks exceed the altitude of 2000 m, with no point of the plateaux lying below 1000 m a.s.l.The area looks wild and uninviting, its vegetation consisting mainly of lichen and...

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  • Lom

    Lom is a thriving village amidst mountains and glaciers, the best-known of which are Galdhoppingen and Glitterind. The place boasts a number of attractions, like the famous Stave Church, the Norwegian Mountain Museum, the museum of Norwegian minerals and precious stones Fossheim, and 'Collector Mania' showcasing all kinds of curiosities that people...

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  • Sigrid Undset's play "Kristin...

    For theatre bluffs and farmer romantics, the play Kristin Lavransdatter will be a good opportunity to sample Norwegian literature from the author Sigrid Undset. She was a Nobel laureate settled in Lillehammer (see Bjerkebæk Museum, linked to Maihaugen in Lillehammer). The play Kristin Lavransdatter obtained from the book "Kransen" ("The Wreath")...

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  • The Peer Gynt Play and festival

    Peer Gynt is a story of a fictional figure created by the writer Henrik Ibsen and musically immortalized by Edward Grieg. As a visitor you will inevitably be given tidbits of this story on your way. That's the mad fellow who travelled the Bessegen by reindeer. Every year the play and the music Per Gynt is staged at an outdoor scene near Hundorp in...

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  • Lom Stave Church - Lom stavkyrkje

    One of the oldest stave churches in Norway , Lom Stavkyrkje dates back to the 13th or maybe even 12th centuries, with the first records of it coming from 1240, and is a real gem of Norwegian wooden architecture. It is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, St John the Baptist and Olav the Pious and surrounded by a graveyard with some ancient gravestones....

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  • Hiking in the Lom area

    People have inhabited the area around Lom since ancient times. Remains of Stone Age dwellings, hunters' crofts, animal traps and old paths across the mountains all tell their stories. The people have lived from hunting, fishing and farming, but 90% of the Lom region lies higher than 900 m a.s.l., where farming is impossible, so the mountains with...

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  • Lom Stave Church - a close-up

    The Lom Stave Church is full of interesting details, worth taking a picture of, but this is the nearest I could come to a close-up with my camera. I wonder what those doors (windows?) in the tower were used for? A most interesting building and so ancient.

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  • Try slalom

    Brattlistølen slalom park could be the right place to start if you're not really into it yet. it consist of only one hill.

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  • Guided glacier trips in Jotunheimen

    Out of Spiterstulen cottage there are daily (season and weather permitting) guided trips to the Svellnosbreen glacier just below Galdhøpiggen, the highest peak in Norway. The glacier is a wonderland of crevasses, tunnels, towers and ice cliffs. I have done this a few times, and it's a great experience. Except hiking strength and relevant clothing...

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Oppland Hotels

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  • Clarion Collection Hammer

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  • Dovrefjell Hotel

    Svenskebakken, Dombas, 2660, Norway

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Gudbrandsgard

    Postboks 203, Ringebu, Norway, 2631, NO

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Fossheim Turisthotell - Lom

    Lom, Lom, Norway, 2686, NO

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Rondeslottet Hoyfjellshotell

    E6, 2670 Otta, Otta, 2671, Norway

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Thon Hotel Gjoevik

    Strandgatan 15, Gjovik, Oppland, 2815, Norway

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Quality Hotel And Resort Fagern

    JERNBANEVEIEN, Fagernes, NO 2900

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Fefor Hoifjellshotell

    at 930 meters elevation on the Peer Gynt road, Vinstra, 2640, Norway

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Thon Hotel Skeikampen

    Skeikampen, Svingvoll, Oppland, 2652, Norway

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

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