Experience this amazing secret escape in Norway. Stay in the moose observation tower in Espedalen, and enjoy a spectacular and unusual outdoor adventure close to nature and wildlife! Foto: Fjordkind-Reisen
In honour of the 150th anniversary of Henrik Ibsen’s Peer Gynt, four up-and-coming artists have made new versions of the compositions Edvard Grieg once wrote for the play. Listen to the new sound of Peer Gynt!
Situated two miles from the Rondane National Park, the Spidsbergseter Resort Rondane offers excellent accommodation in a traditional atmosphere surrounded by hiking and cross country ski trails.
The Birkeiner Ski Race, between Rena and Lillehammer, has been held since 1932. It commemorates a trip made by the Birkebeiner loyalists to save the infant pretender to the Norwegian throne, Håkon Håkonsson, in 1206. All participants carry a backpack weighing at least 3.5 kg, symbolizing the weight of the then-one-year-old king. Read more: http://bit.ly/thebirkebeiners
Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002) was an experimental archaeologist, author and adventurer. He became famous for his Kon-Tiki expedition in 1947, in which he sailed 8 000 km across the Pacific Ocean, from South America to the Tuamotu Islands, in a hand-built raft. Read more: http://bit.ly/thorheyerdahl
The Norwegian Olympic museum in Lillehammer is a top modern and exciting museum that presents the Olympic history worldwide, from antique times and until the present day. 🎿
For over 70 years, Ruten Fjellstue has been providing accommodation in a traditional and friendly atmosphere to the visitor in the Espedalen valley.🍁🏔️
The world’s only Aquavit barn at Spidsbergseter Resort Rondane is an original goat barn from the 1850s. The smell is gone, but the traditions and stories remain in the walls. 🐐🥃
Aquavit is an important part of Scandinavian drinking culture, where it is often drunk during festive gatherings, such as Christmas dinners and weddings, and as an aperitif. At the barn you can get a unique tasting experience invetween the contrast of old and new. Read more: http://bit.ly/2y2E0Ov