The winter resort of Hafjell is located in the Oppland county in southeastern Norway. It is considered the third largest resort in the country and is incredibly popular with tourists. Thousands of winter sports enthusiasts (both foreigners and Norwegians themselves), adventurers, and families come here.
Perhaps one of the most famous features of Hafjell can be called an incredibly wide and long trails. Their total length is, according to various sources, from 39 to 47 km. Professionally laid tracks are just created for the perfect descent. The quality of the snow cover is constantly monitored and regulated with the help of snow cannons. It is very important to note that Hafjell is the first ski resort in Scandinavia, which is equipped with the SkiMovie system. This is a separate track with the equipment that automatically measures the speed of movement.
Yes, Hafjell is mostly a winter resort. But you can visit it at other times of the year! In spring, summer and autumn, Hafjell turns into a paradise for mountain bike lovers and downhill with natural and artificially paved trails. Those who are closer to hiking can use the gondola lift and climb to the top of the mountain. There a lot of hiking trails begin, so convenient that some of them are suitable even for parents with prams.
You shouldn’t spend all your energy on sports, because this is not the only entertainment in Hafjell! We advise you to visit elk safaris, take part in ATV races and dog sledding, learn what snowmobile races are and much, much more. Young visitors to the resort will be no less interested than adults, and perhaps even more. For them, the unique in Europe winter fairy-tale park Hunderfossen has been specially built. There are: Troll Gallery, Ice Temple, Ice Chess, Ice Hotel, Fairy Tale Castle and other attractions.
There are many ways to get to Hafjell. Since Hafjell is located 15 km from Lillehammer and 200 km from Oslo, a taxi service is the easiest, fastest and most convenient way for you. The cost of one trip (from Oslo) is approximately € 298- € 545. Price depends on the class of car and service.