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Norway: skiing

Hemsedal is located halfway between Oslo and Bergen, about 200 km northwest of Oslo. The atmosphere at this resort is amazing, the local mountains resemble the Alps, and the tracks are located at an altitude of 620 to 1450 meters above sea level.

Having risen to the top, you can choose the route depending on the level of difficulty and go as much as six kilometers down to the bottom station of the ski resort.

Hemsedal has a large selection of cottages of the highest level, as well as apartments, most of which are located close to slopes and ski lifts. Hemsedal also has excellent restaurants and bars. For several years, Hemsedal has won the status of the best ski resort in Norway.

Hemsedal has tracks of various difficulty levels – from simple green to complex black, as well as an excellent off-piste and après ski area and many other attractions.

How to get to Hemsedal:

By plane:
If you travel by plane, then the nearest major airport is in Oslo. From Oslo Airport there is an express bus to Hemsedal. A bus ticket must be booked in advance.

By train:
From Oslo and Bergen you can take a train to Gol, and from there take a commuter bus or taxi to Hemsedal.

By bus:
Daily express buses from Oslo to Hemsedal. A night flight departing from Oslo through Oslo Airport (OSL) and Honefoss – all year round.

By car from Oslo:
Highway E18 towards Drammen and Sandvika. At Sandvika, take the E16 and follow the direction of Hønefoss for about 1 hour (45 kilometers). In a roundabout, turn left onto Rv. 7 towards Gol. After Gulya, turn right onto Rv. 52 and follow up to Hemsedal. The journey takes about 3 hours.

By car from Bergen:
Follow the E16 onto Lærdal to Borlaug. After passing Borlaug, turn onto Hemsedal and follow the Rv52 highway. The total duration of the trip is about 4 hours.

Local transport:
Hemsedal can be reached from Gol Station by regional bus.
In winter, the ski resort can be reached from the center of Hallingdal by bus.

In Trysil, there are several large ski areas connected to each other, each of which has its own unique features. You can choose black tracks in the Høgegga zone, or you can ride in red, blue and green in the Skihytta, Trysil Turistsenter and Trysil Høyfjellssenter zones.

On both sides of the mountain there are children’s areas where little skiers are waiting for the snowman Valle and lots of snow fun while their parents enjoy skiing.

You can stay in one of the resort’s upscale hotels, in large cottages designed for several families, or in modern apartments specially equipped for outdoor enthusiasts. In Trysil, almost all accommodation options are located in close proximity to the slopes.

How to get to Trysil

By plane

Oslo Airport is a two-hour drive from Trysil.
Express buses run between Trysil and Oslo Airport all year round and depart several times a day.

By train

The nearest train station is in the town of Elverum, about 70 kilometers from Trysil. The station can be reached by bus, which runs several times a day.
A train ride from Oslo to Elverum takes about two hours, and from Trondheim it takes about 5-6 hours.

By car or bus

By car or bus from Oslo, Trysil can be reached in 2.5 hours.
Express buses leave from Trysil to Oslo and back several times a day. In winter, it is advisable to book tickets in advance, as often there are no more empty seats when leaving. Find out the price and schedule on the Skistar website.

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