The mountain village of Lom In Jotunheimen

The mountain village of Lom

Lom is a municipality in Oppland county, Norway. Lom is famous for its extensive history, for having one of the few remaining stave churches in Norway, and for lying in the midst of the highest mountains in Northern Europe. This stave church more than 600 years old stands by the river in Lom, a town of 2,500 in central Norway's Gudbrandsdalen valley.

Lom is the "gateway" to the Jotunheimen Mountains and to Jotunheim National Park. The municipality contains the two highest peaks in Norway, Galdhøpiggen at 2,469 metres (8,100 ft) and Glittertind at 2,464 metres (8,080 ft), which lie within the park. Jotunheimen, Vågå, Lom and Skjåk are a unique area with undisturbed landscape, fresh air, exciting and challenging mountains, rambling, good traditional food and genuine village life, with flourishing farming and tourism.

Geiranger and Lom (100Km est from Geiranger) are nice places to stay.in Lom you can walk in beatiful scenery ,also in Geiranger. Lom is also a perfect starting point for day excursions and exciting activities such as rafting, horseback riding, canoeing, caving and hiking. The tour suits both for those on a quest for action and those looking for an enriching and relaxing holiday.

Spring offers long days with skis on your feet. Snow on the mountains and new buds on the trees fill you with pleasure. Summer is ull of life, with people enjoying themselves in the village or in the mountains. Autumn offers berries, hunting and fishing. Radiant colours in the mountains: burning red, yellow, orange and brown. Winter can be cold and raw, but offers constant skiing opportunities.Easter is particularly popular in the area, and the mountains teem with happy visitors. Cross-country-skiing, mountain walks, peak ascents, glacier crossing, climbs up Galdhøpiggen, canyon deserts, rafting, or just a stroll in the centre of Lom. There is something for everyone in Lom, independently of age or physical shape.

The Norwegian Mountain Museum at Jotunheimen National Park

Fossheim, Lom

Nature Experience (Glacier hikes, caving, summit hikes, rock climbing, River rafting, canyoning)

Galdhøpiggen Summer Ski Centre

Lom Tourist Office

Jotunheimen Reiseliv AS,
Postboks 63, N-2688 LOM
telefon +47 61 21 29 90
fax +47 61 21 29 95
Email: info@visitlom.com
www.visitlom.com



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