Oppland Travel Guide

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    Looking for Peer Gynt on the Besseggen
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Lillehammer

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Dombås

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Lom

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26,92,1

Ringebu

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Rondane Nasjonalpark

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Jotunheimen Nasjonalpark

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Gran

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Otta

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Vågåmo

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Tyin

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Hjerkinn

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Gjøvik

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Follebu

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Dovre

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0,5,0

Breiddalsvatnet

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Lillehammer

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  • Maihaugen - The Norwegian History

    Lillehammer Things to Do

    A very great part of Maihaugen is the exhibition in the main building. Don't miss out this!The exhibition shows you the development of Norway through the history. You will follow a path through several rooms which tell you stories about many historical aspects of Norway. Starting from the stone age you will reach the present at the end. Come and...

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  • Clarion Collection Hammer

    Lillehammer Hotels

    This place is well known to me - I worked with them to create their environment policy and...

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  • Maihaugen - The Town

    Lillehammer Things to Do

    The town area inside Maihaugen is a resembling of houses that make up a street in a small city. There are shops, a pharmacy and a bakery. The latter is open and inside is a cafe where you get ice cream, coffea and waffles. The post museum and the trainstation are also located in this urban part of Maihaugen.Please get the opening hours and fees for...

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Dombås

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  • Raumabanen / free of charge facilities

    Dombås Transportation

    The railway line between Dombås and Åndalsnes offers spectacular sights, the trip itself is worth doing! Time tables, pictures and a lot of information on the website linked below. My pictures are from the first station after Dombås: Lesja. The station is unmanned, but the waiting room, toilet and shower is open. Lovely to have a possibility for a...

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  • Dovrefjell Hotel

    Dombås Hotels

    Svenskebakken, Dombas, 2660, Norway

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Downhill and cross country

    Dombås Sports & Outdoors

    There are kilometers of prepared skiing tracks, partly with light until 9:30 pm, and lifts for downhill. And there is a biathlon arena. The arenas are very close to eachother. Refreshments can be bought at Trolltun and by the ski lift. The lowest point of the prepared track is at 930 meters, the highes 1210. At this altitude the season lasts long,...

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Lom

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  • An area description

    Lom Favorites

    I came across this very detailed description of the area surrounding Lom and it contains lots and lots of information and pictures. Have a look - it's really valuable to anybody planing to go to Jotunheimen and Lom!An area description of Lom and Sognefjellet

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  • Fossheim Turisthotell - Lom

    Lom Hotels

    Lom, Lom, Norway, 2686, NO

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • I took the passroads

    Lom Transportation

    I took the Sognefjellsvegen-passroad , that is road Nr. 55 from Sohnefjorden , a spectacular road with a great view on a clear and sunny day, some hotels are on the way, BUT these hotels are open only in the very high season, that means they might close already mid of August, when the ordinary school-vacations are over in Norway.There was not a lot...

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Ringebu

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  • Stave Church Ringebu

    Ringebu Things to Do

    After a splendid drive on the Friisvegen with its beautiful nature, now culture was on the plan. The Stave Church of Ringebu was built around 1220, but reconstructed later also receiving the red tower. Please check the weblink below to get on the official page of the Ringebu Stave Church, where you find the opening hours and more information of its...

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  • Gudbrandsgard

    Ringebu Hotels

    Postboks 203, Ringebu, Norway, 2631, NO

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Friisvegen

    Ringebu Things to Do

    The Friisvegen is the 'touristic' name of the road (Fv385) leading from the northeast towards Ringebu. Its name originates from the cottage and area that the Norwegian author J. A. Friis stayed in for many years during his holidays. One of his works is directly inspired from his time here.I enjoyed my drive along this road which leads through a...

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Rondane Nasjonalpark

  • Rondeslottet

    Rondane Nasjonalpark Things to Do

    Rondeslottet is the highest mountain in Rondane national park. It is a perfect place for hiking.The most normal place to start is Rondvassbu, and it is an easy ascent that takes about 6 hours up and down. Or you can continue on to Bjørnhollia.It is also possible to go climbing up to the top. Its not an area famous for climbers, but there are still...

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  • A trip through Norway....

    Rondane Nasjonalpark Things to Do

    My journey will continue on the next page about Åndalsnes and the Trollstigen.These are the chapters of my trip through Norway in 2003 :1 Rondane National Park2 Åndalsnes and Trollstigen3 Geiranger (Under construction)4 Ålesund 5 Selje6 Sogndalsfjora (Under construction)7 Skjolden (Under construction)8 Jotunheimen National Park (Under...

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  • Vinjeronden and Rondslottet

    Rondane Nasjonalpark Things to Do

    From Otta, one drives via Mysuseter (toll road) to the free parking at Spranghaugen. From there, it is ah nour (6km) easy walk to the Rondvassbu hat, and from the hut one can take a signposted path to the summit of Vinjeronden (2044, 6-7h return, technically easy. The valley of Rondholbekken, high above the lake, which one passes en route, is...

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Jotunheimen Nasjonalpark

  • STEEP WAYS

    Jotunheimen Nasjonalpark Warnings and Dangers

    With good equipment, a little experience and good maps, you can wander all over the Jotunheimen. Cairned trails take you up the main valleys, but with open country in every direction, you can trek at will. Sometimes the way you pick can get quite steep. You are in the Home of Giants, afterall.

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  • GLACIAL CROSSINGS

    Jotunheimen Nasjonalpark Warnings and Dangers

    There are many glaciers in the Park. Some extend for miles - Smorstabbreen, Veobreen, Memurubre. Crossing glaciers requires a knack for finding and avoiding crevasses - sprekken. Streams need to be forded, as well. Nothing quite as fun as walking 50-100 meters across a knee-deep glacial stream whose icy beginnings you can see just beyond;-\

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  • LAKE BOATS

    Jotunheimen Nasjonalpark Warnings and Dangers

    There is a boat service on Bygdin and Gjende which allows people to get into the wilderness of Jotunheimen quickly. You can also send your pack ahead and walk the trails unencumbered. I have read where Norway is one of the most crime-free areas of the World. A study showed that of different countries, only in Norway were five 'lost' wallets...

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Gran

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  • A great poet's grave

    Gran Things to Do

    The famous and beloved poet Åsmund Olavson Vinje came to Gran during his very last lifedays - and died at his near friend, the curate's house July 31th 1870. Vinje is buried near the sister churches, and this monument was raised over him in front of the Nicolai church.

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  • An important crossroad through history

    Gran Favorites

    Granavollen is believed to have been an important meeting point in the vast Hada county in ancient times - a county corresponding to todays areas of Hadeland, Land and Toten. There has been an important ritual site on this place in pre-christian times. Two ancient, important routes from Oslo meets here at this point - and this milestone (photo)...

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Otta

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  • Rondane

    Otta Things to Do

    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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  • Rondeslottet Hoyfjellshotell

    Otta Hotels

    E6, 2670 Otta, Otta, 2671, Norway

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Otta

    Otta Things to Do

    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.The city is located close to Rondane national park, and there are lots of outdoor activities in the area.The river Otta...

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Hjerkinn

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  • Rondane

    Hjerkinn Things to Do

    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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  • Dovrefjell

    Hjerkinn Things to Do

    Dovrefjell is a mountain range in the center of Norway. The main roads and the train between Oslo in the south and Trondheim in the north runs through here. The highest mountain in the region is Snøhetta with 2,286 meters. The photo is of Snøhetta, and was taken in summer.You can read more at my Dovrefjell page.

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Follebu

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  • Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson with his...

    Follebu Local Customs

    Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson with his family in the Dining Room of Aulestad.Pastel by the Danish painter P.S.Krøyer, after his visit at Aulestad. Interesting is that two people, not belonging to the family, were retouched away from this picture :)

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    Follebu Restaurants

    Kornhaug A very spectacular timber building in dragon style, raised in 1892 as a private home for a school teacher. It was later used as a tuberculosis sanatorium. Today Kornhaug is owned by a foundation and is the site of a the 'Kornhaug Norwegian Peace Center' and the 'Kornhaug Gjestegard' The Inn provides traditional Norwegian food in a 19th...

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  • Aulestad The home of the...

    Follebu Things to Do

    Aulestad The home of the famous author Bjornstjerne Bjornson and his wife Karoline. (Nobel Prize winner of Literature 1903) Bjornson is considered one of the grand four in Norwegian literature. Aulestad is a must visit if one is in the area, guided tours on the site.

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Breiddalsvatnet

  • Strynefjell

    Breiddalsvatnet Things to Do

    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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  • Breidalsvatnet

    Breiddalsvatnet Things to Do

    Situated 900 meters above the sea. Alpine landscape, snowcapped mountains and breathtaking sceneries.Nearby is a skiresort, and in summer you can also go skiing at nearby Strynefjellet.

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