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Kvitfjell Alpinanlegg was built for the 1994 Lillehammer Olympics. Since then, it has become one of the best and most modern ski resorts in Northern Europe. Kvitfjell is located just 2.5 hours north of the Oslo Airport, along the main railway and highway. At an altitude of over 800m above sea level, the view from the lifts and central station leaves a lasting impression of the beautiful landscape. Kvitfjell offers challenging slopes for both beginners and experienced skiers. GudbrandsGard Hotell is the hotel jewel of the destination, combining luxury, fairytale, and adventure. Many other accommodations are available to suit everyone's needs.
Oslo: 225 km ( 2 hours 45 minutes drive) Gardermoen: 198 km (2 1/2 hours drive) Lillehammer: 55 km (45 minutes drive) Trondheim: 315 km (3 1/2 hours drive)
GPS coordinates Kvitfjell Middlestation, main parking lot N 61 28.358 E 10 08.068
If you don't have a car, getting to the ski destination is facilitated by bus, train, and taxi.
During high season, Kvitfjell offers a variety of activities to suit the needs of all guests, young and old. For those who enjoy speed, they can arrange ski races, or even one of their popular “Romperaciade” races. For those wanting something more relaxing, they offer horse-drawn sleigh rides through the Kvitfjell forests. While you’re there, why not enjoy a nice meal with a great view?
Kvitfjell offers the following activities:
-Dog Sledding -Guided Ski Tour -Ice Climbing -Ski Courses -Ski Races -Romperaciade/Sleigh Race -The Kvitfjelliade -Dining Opportunities -Wine & Cognac Course at GudbrandsGard -Conferences at GudbrandsGard -GudbrandsGard Hotell, an Autumn Fairytale!
For more information about the activities offered at Kvitfjell, see: Kvitfjell Activities
Ski & Snowboard
Kvitfjell boasts Olympic quality slopes in a scenic environment. This is not to say it isn't suited for beginners. Au contraire; the west side of the mountain was just developed for that exact purpose! There are hills for every level of skier or snowboarder.
When it comes to Alpine, Kvitfjell offers:
-Ski Passes -Ski School -Rentals & Ski Shop -Childrens Programs -Terrain Park -Skiers Cross -And more!
Eat and Drink
There are many choices at Kvitfjell. Some of the dining opportunities allow you to organize a group meal at a cozy mountain farm, in a tipi-tent, or at a nature site selected by a guide. There are also a few after skis where you can enjoy home made sausages and goulajs soup; Koia afterski is located right at centre station. You can also have a meal at the lodge, or for a more formal affair at GudbrandsGard Hotell's specialty restaurant.