Lillehammer is a town in Oppland county, Norway. It overlooks the northern part of lake Mjøsa and the river Lågen, surrounded by mountains. Lillehammer hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics and will host the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics.
Things to See & Do
* Maihaugen – open air museum
* Norwegian Olympic Museum
* Garmo Stave Church
* Storgata shopping area
* Olympic facilities
Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Language - Norwegian
Land Area – 450 km²
Population – 26,640 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +47
Port Location – The port is located on the river Lagen.
Travel Links - One of the major Norwegian rail lines, the Dovrebanen, runs from Hamar to the north through Lillehammer on its way up the Gudbrandsdal, to terminate in Trondheim.
Nearest airport to Lillehammer, Oslo Airport Gardermoen. The distance is 145 km, it takes just under two hours to run.