The world knows Lillehammer as the host of the Olympic winter games in 1994. Millennials will tell you that the region is displayed in the popular Netflix series Lilyhammer.
Firstly, the area is most famous for its winter sports opportunities. Hiking, skiing, snowboarding, mountain cycling and horseback riding enthusiasts will enjoy first-class experience and facilities.
Lillehammer combines perfectly the image of a winter-sports location with also being a place for history, culture and art. Its Maihaugen open-air museum displays various pieces of architecture, the oldest of which date back to the 13th century. Other museums around include the Lillehammer Art Museum, the Kittilbu Museum, Postal Museum and Road Museum.
The Norwegian Olympic Museum, on the other hand, hosts various artifacts from the 1994 Winter Olympics.
Those of you who are up to a scenic mountain hike can enjoy some of Lillehammer's picturesque national parks, such as Rondane, Jotunheimen and Langsua mountain.