Jotunheimen | National Park

Type:National park

2686, Lom

Tel: +47 61 21 29 90

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Jotunheimen National Park | Home of the Giants

Jotunheimen has majestic mountain nature with high peaks, glaciers, peculiar rivers and lakes, traces of the hunting culture, intact farm landscape and rich flora where multiple plants reach their height record. In Jotunheimen you can find the most powerful and highest summits of Norway, of which Galdhøpiggen with its 2469 m above sea level rises highest.

Jotunheimen is one of the most popular areas for summit tours and hiking. About 300 km routes are T-marked, and you can stay at a number of attended as well as unattended tourist huts both in and outside the National Park. Experience hut to hut epics on well-marked trails, summit tours, glacier walking, peak rangling, climbing and summer skiing suited both for cross-country and alpine skiers. If you don’t like hiking alone, you can hire a mountain guide. Several activity companies and trekking associations offer organised tours in the National Park.  

The area of Jotunheimen National Park var established in 1980, and is approximately 1.151 km2.

The purpose of the park is to protect wild, distinctive, beautiful and basically undisturbed landscape with flora and fauna on the transition from eastern to western mountain nature. Agriculture, tourism, hunting and fishing, education and research will it be possibilities for within certain limits in the National Park.

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Galdhøpiggen 2469 m.a.s.l. - the highest mountain in Norway, LomGaldhøpiggen is the highest mountain in Norway, 2.469 m.a.s.l.

The Besseggen Ridge in Jotunheimen, VågåThe Besseggen Ridge is one of the most popular hikes in Norway. The spectacular walk on the ridge between the Bessvatn and the Gjende lake is of intermediate difficultay and takes 7 to 9 hours.

Hiking to Glittertind - 2465 m.a.s.l., LomNorway's second highest mountain Glittertind, which lies 2452 meters above sea level, is a majestic peak with a great view over large parts of Jotunheimen.

View over Hestbrepiggane. Breheimen | National Park, SkjåkBreheimen National Park - from perennial ice to lush valleys with transhumance farms Breheimen means "the home of the glaciers". The National Park -  established in 2009 - is located in the municipalities of Skjåk and Lom in Oppland county and in Luster in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. The park…