Welcome to
Hafjell

Known as a ‘Scandinavian Treasure’ since becoming the venue for the 1994 Winter Olympics.

Hafjell Alpine Resort is one of the most popular ski resorts in Norway, offering both family friendly skiing as well as something for those seeking a little more action. Located just 15 minutes north of Lillehammer, Hafjell is one of Norway’s most accessible ski destinations.  

Skiing in Hafjell

The ski area in Hafjell has now been extended and a new high speed state-of-the-art gondola operates directly from the resort base. Here you will find almost 40km of piste. The other main area which we recommend to visit is Kvitfjell, 30 minutes drive beyond Hafjell. Kvitfjell is home to the Olympic mens downhill and boasts close to 30km of pistes. Both resorts offer floodlit skiing in the early winter when darkness falls and slopes are generally open until 8 pm. A truly excellent area for the absolute beginner and beginner intermediate. Excellent snow conditions will ensure fast and heartening progress for all levels of skier. Transfers from Hafjell are included, transportation to Kvitfjell will carry a supplement.


Apres Ski

 

There is certainly no shortage of things to do in Lillehammer. The Maihaugen Museum is a fascinating trip for both young and old. The open-air museum is a ten-minute walk from the Birkebeineren Hotel, and within it, you will find Norwegian homes from various periods, exhibitions, a theatre, a fine museum shop and a café. Another museum you’ll find ten minutes away from the Birkenbeineren is the Norwegian Olympic Museum. Check out a few other Lillehammer après ski highlights below!

Swimming

Take a dip in the large indoor swimming pool, which comes complete with a superb slide!

Hunderfossen Winter Park

Take in spectacular attractions such as the Ice Hotel, the Ice Cathedral and Ivo Caprino’s Fairytale Grotto at this fantastic amusement park!

Tobogganing at Lillehammer Park

Winter fun at its finest – a tow-bar on the ski lift pulls you and the sled up the hill while you are sitting on the sled. Once at the top, a spectacular ride down a professionally prepped track awaits you!

Visit the Norwegian Energy Center

Really good for all ages, with new and old technology. With English guide. For schools in Norway, they use this center for youth up to an age of 20 years. 12 minutes walking distance from the Hotel.


Key Resort Facts
Resort Altitude

200m

Highest Lift

1029m

No. of Lifts

43

Total Piste

65km

Blue Runs

27

Red Runs

18

Black Runs

10

Village Rating

Apres Ski

Beginners

Intermediates

Advanced

Transfers

Oslo – 2hrs

Our favourite hotels in
Hafjell.

Hotel Hunderfossen

Situated by the River Gudbrandsdalslågen, just 5 minutes’ drive from Hafjell Alpine Centre, this hotel offers free in-room WiFi and free private parking. All accommodation options at Hunderfossen Hotel & Resort have a private bathroom and satellite TV. Some include their own fridge. Guests can relax in Hotel Hunderfossen’s fireplace lounge. Other facilities include bookable […]

Slopes Accessible via Ski Bus
Wi-Fi Lift
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Birkebeineren Hotel & Apartments

Birkebeineren Hotel & Apartments in Lillehammer is situated in beautiful surroundings in the heart of the Olympic Park, and only a 10 minute walk from the city centre. This property can offer accommodation in hotel rooms and in well equipped apartments. All hotel rooms have WC/shower, TV, hairdryer and telephone, WiFi in all rooms, free […]

Slopes Accessible via Ski Bus
Wi-Fi
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Introducing our brand new

parents portal

For easy trip management by students
and their families
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Introducing our brand new

group leader portal

For easy trip management by teachers
and trip organisers
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Direct Payment System

Families will pay directly online through their unique login ID.

Full Control

You remain in control of your group and can monitor information and payments.

Agreed Terms & Conditions

Parents will agree to our Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy relieving the school from the responsibility involved.

Fully GDPR Compliant

It secures the personal details entered by the families directly onto the system.

Reduced Administration

It will vastly relieve the amount of admin work for the Group Leader.

Book with confidence,
financial security built-in.

Comprehensive Travel Insurance inscluding COVID -19 Protection.

Topflight for Schools automatically includes fully comprehensive Platinum Travel Insurance in the Tour cost. This zero excess policy includes, Covid cancellation cover for failed tests, curtailed holidays or quarantine cover. A copy of your insurance policy can be accessed on the Group Leader Portal.

ATOL Protected from Northern Ireland

All packages departing from Northern Ireland are covered by ATOL giving you additional peace of mind.

Protected by the CAR in the Republic of Ireland

All packages departing from Republic of Ireland are licensed and bonded by the Commission for Aviation Regulation giving you additional peace of mind.