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Lillehammer

4.3
Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Landmarks

Popular things to do in Lillehammer

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Theme Park
Hunderfossen Eventyrpark
4.0
Duration: 8 hours
Historic Site
Maihaugen Open-Air Museum
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Landmark
Lysgardsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Norwegian Road Museum
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Gudbrandsdal. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Lillehammer. As of May 2011, the population of the town of Lillehammer was 26,639. The city centre is a late 19th-century concentration of wooden houses, which enjoys a picturesque location overlooking the northern part of lake Mjøsa and the river Lågen, surrounded by mountains. Lillehammer hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics and 2016 Winter Youth Olympics. Before Oslo's withdrawal from consideration, it was included as part of a bid to host events in the 2022 Winter Olympics if Oslo were to win the rights to hold the Games.NameThe municipality was named after the old Hamar farm, since the first church was built there. The name is identical with the word hamarr . To distinguish it from the nearby town and bishopric, both called Hamar, it began to be called "little Hamar": Lilþlæ Hamar and Litlihamarr, and finally Lillehammer. It is also mentioned in the Old Norse sagas as Litlikaupangr . Plan trip to Norway with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Side trips from Lillehammer

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Ski Area
Hafjell Alpinsenter Oyer Municipality
4.4
Duration: 8 hours
Theme Park
Lilleputthammer Amusement Park Oyer Municipality
2.8
Duration: 8 hours
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History Museum
Anno Museum Domkirkeodden Hamar
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing Otta
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Lillehammer

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Art Museum
Lillehammer Art Museum
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Norwegian Olympic Museum
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
The Energy Center Faberg
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Norwegian Museum of Historical Vehicles
4.3
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Lillehammer

Historic Site
Sigrid Undset's Home Bjerkebaek
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Historic Site
Bjornstjerne Bjornsons Home Aulestad
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Maihaugen
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
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Church
Garmo Stave Church
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Lillehammer

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Religious Site
Lillehammer Church
4.2
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Lillehammer

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Water Park
Jorekstad Waterpark
3.0
Duration: 2 hours

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