Lillehammer is located on the northern shore of Mjøsa, Norway's largest lake and it is Norway's oldest ski resort. The town was put on the world map as a major tourist destination after the 1994 Winter Olympics that were held in the town. Today, Lillehammer is an ideal holiday destination for anyone looking for outdoor activities and adventure sports. The town boasts some of the best Norwegian countryside, high mountains, forests, cultural landscapes, a spectacular arts scene, a plethora of adventure activities, the midnight sun and stunning northern lights
The best way to lose yourself in this tranquil and serene landscape is to indulge in some of the best things to do in Lillehammer which include taking a tour of Hunderfossen Familie Park, Nikkers, Lysgardsbakken Ski Jump Tower, Lillehammer Olympic Park, Lillehammer Olympic Bob and Luge Track, Jorekstad, Nordseter and Lillehammer Church. The city also boasts numerous museums that are a must visit including the Maihaugen Open- Air Museum, Norwegian Road Museum, Norwegian Olympic Museum, Lillehammer Art Museum and the Gudsbrandsdalen Museums. One can indulge in various adventure sports and outdoor activities like hiking, cycling, skiing, horseback riding, rock climbing, mountain biking, rafting, river boarding, canyoning and cave exploration. The city also offers numerous shopping opportunities at Strandtorget or one can go for excursions on spectacular routes such as Bjørnsonvegen, the Peer Gynt route, Birkebeinervegen, Jotunheimvegen or Rondane National Tourist Route. Other top things to do in Lillehammer include Skibladner, Lilleputthammer Family Park, Sigrid's Undset's Hjem Bjerkeback and Bjornstjerne Bjornsons Home Aulestad. The scenic beauty of the untouched landscape along with numerous activities and attractions in Lillehammer are sure to make your trip a memorable one.
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