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Jotunheimen

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Jotunheimen [1] is Norway's most famous mountain area and national park.

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Get in

It is located about 380km from Oslo, if you don't have a car, you can take the train to Otta 300km north of Oslo, and take the bus 80km west to Lom, where you have easy access to Jotunheimen.

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Do

Here you can go hiking both in summer and by cross country skiing in the winter.

In Jotunheimen you climb several alpine mountains. Jotunheimens highest mountain is Galdhøpiggen at 2469m above sea level. Second highest is Glittertind with 2464m. One of the most famous hiking routes in Jotunheimen is across Besseggen a narrow edge with steep cliffs on both sides.

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There are several places where you can get accommodation in the mountain, both full service mountain hotels and self service cabins.

Lodging

Camping

Backcountry

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