1. About the Town of Lillehammer
2. Things to Do & Attractions in Lillehammer
Winter in Lillehammer: Countless options. Go skiing like everyone else, or try dog sledding, sleigh rides, Hunderfossen Winterpark (a winterized amusement park), the Luge Track in Hunderfossen, the Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jump, ice fishing, and much more. Skibuses connect Lillehammer to the ski areas Hafjell and Nordseter/Sjusjoen. More buses leave the town center about every 30 minutes to attractions nearby.
3. How to Get to LillehammerMost travelers get to Lillehammer by flying to Oslo, and then using a train or bus to Lillehammer. Trains leave hourly from Oslo, and the train ride to Lillehammer takes 2 hours. Lillehammer Skysstasjon is the main terminal for buses, trains and taxicabs.
You can also drive to Lillehammer by simply following the E6 highway in Norway (from Oslo it's a 2 hour drive, from Trondheim it's 4 hours). Lillehammer's Tourist Information office is found at the train station. Distances aren't far in this town, so you can get to most places easily on foot.
The Radisson SAS Hotel (4-star) in Lillehammer is the town's most popular hotel, and it was the proud official hotel of the Olympic Games. Central location, with a large private park close to ski and riding schools.
First Hotel Breiseth is found in the center of Lillehammer, close to Olympia park and the main terminal. It's a modern 3-star hotel that can get busy at times due to its central location and reasonable prices.
Hotel Molla near Lillehammer is a great choice for low-cost quality accommodation. This 2-star hotel outside of town is nicely decorated with lots of rustic charm, bringing out the history of the romantic old mill. It's a very natural and friendly place.