Jotunheimen National Park


Enjoy the view from Northern Europe's highest mountain Galdhøpiggen, or walk the famous Besseggen ridge. Jotunheimen National Park is the gateway to Norway's highest peaks. With easily accessible hikes from two high-mountain roads, stay for a week and explore.

Jotunheimen is home to a massive number of outdoor adventures. From glacier hikes and ski touring to easy walks with great views, there is something for everybody.

Summertime provides countless opportunities for hikes and exploration. In June and July you can trek to one of Norway’s most spectacular waterfalls. If you're hunting vistas, from July to September you can tackle Knutshøe or the mighty Galdhøpiggen.

If you're mind is on skiing, the best time to visit is from February to May. Leirvassbu and Eidsbugarden are two mountain lodges offering a perfect stay and incredible skiing.

Regardless of the season, Beito Husky Tours offers a range of adventures for children and adults alike, including pack-rafting and dog sledding.

Discover Jotunheimen

4 days in Jotunheimen via Valdresflye

Discover this breathtaking drive dotted with adventures.

Find the perfect base

With so many entry points, choosing the best place to start your adventures in Jotunheimen can be daunting. Not anymore!

Road trip along Sognefjellsvegen

Spend a few days exploring the peaks and mountain farms along this gorgeous scenic highway.

Transport & accommodation

Jotunheimen is located in the middle of Southern Norway and the journey usually starts from either Bergen or Oslo. The mountain roads Sognefjellsvegen or Valdresflye are perfect entry points to the National Park.

How to get to Jotunheimen

Located in the middle of southern Norway, the national park is easily accessible from Oslo or Bergen.

What's the best time to visit Jotunheimen?

The hiking season is quite short, so be in the know before you go.

Where to stay

Get tips on where to spend the night in Jotunheimen.