Lillehammer is a popular destination for both Norwegian and foreign tourists, internationally famous after the 1994 Olympics. The successful TV series Lilyhammer has also contributed. The old town main street with its old wooden buildings is one of the country's most picturesque pedestrian shopping streets.
Lillehammer offers one of the finest pedestrian shopping streets in Norway and is a popular destination for both Norwegian and foreign tourists, especially after the 1994 Olympics, but also the famous TV series Lilyhammer. The city has been a meeting place for trade dating back to the 14th century with the Mesna River as an important thoroughfare. Picturesque old wooden houses contributes to a unique, atmospheric city center. In a warm, pleasant atmosphere you will find a charming trading environment with a varied selection of modern and exciting shops, rich cultural life with galleries, museums and many exciting events. And plenty of good cafes and restaurants.