Otta trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Itinerary planner

+ Add destination
2 adults
- +
- +
- +


River Rafting & Tubing · Hiking Trails
Otta is a town in the municipality of Sel in the county of Oppland in Norway.The nameThe town is named after the Otta river.General informationIt has 1,687 inhabitants per 1 January 2012 making it the largest settlement in the municipality Sel, of which it is the administrative centre.Otta has a regional medical clinic.The first three tiers of Norwegian education are covered by its primary and secondary schools and the high school, Otta vidaregående skule.GeographySituated 110 kilometers North from Lillehammer, it spans the valley floor where Ottadalen branches of the Gudbrand Valley and the largely glacial fed, most of its 4,000 km^2 watershed being in a very arid region, the river Otta merges into GudbrandsdalslågenNorth-east lies the massif Rondane, which areas became the first national park in Norway in 1962, and has several mountains over 2,000 metres.TransportationOtta sits at roughly the midway point between Oslo and Trondheim along the (E6)European route E06, and the Rv15 starts here connected to the E6, heading west along Ottadalen and over the mountains to Stryn, along the Nordfjord, finally terminating in Måløy Otta is also an important link on the Dovre Line, since Otta Station is the only station in the valley where every single passing passenger train stops.
When using our Norway trip itinerary maker tool, you're building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Otta

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Otta

River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
Duration: 2 hours
Hiking Trail
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Otta

Oppdal Safari - Day Tours Oppdal
Duration: 6 hours
Outdoor Activity
Besseggen Vagamo
Duration: 2 hours
Galdhopiggen Lom
Duration: 2 hours
National Park
Jotunheimen National Park Jotunheimen
Duration: 8 hours

Places to visit with Otta

Oslo Trip planner BEST FOR: History Museum, Art Museum, Park Trysil Municipality Trip planner BEST FOR: Ski Area, Nightlife, Biking Trail Lillehammer Trip planner BEST FOR: Theme Park, Historic Site, Landmark Hemsedal Trip planner BEST FOR: Ski Area, Concert, Hiking Trail Geilo Trip planner BEST FOR: River Rafting / Tubing, Ski Area, Nature / Wildlife Tour