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Travel through Norwegian history with your own vehicle.
Henrik Ibsen travelled through Norway to collect myths and folktales in 1862 and the Gudbrandsdalen valley inspired him to write the play, ‘Peer Gynt’.
Based on the notes he made and the articles he wrote, as well as literature written by the people he met on his way, you will be able to follow Ibsen’s inspirational journey day by day. You can follow in his footprints.

Edvard Munch moved between numerous locations throughout his life. He left his marks at many different places and many places left their marks and impression in his art. He found inspiration everywhere he went. Travel in Munch’s footsteps trough southern Norway and visit the places that inspired his work.

The Norwegian stave churches were not created by architects, but by incredibly skilled local craftsmen. When you first encounter these mysterious black wooden structures, they seem to have been designed by mythology and built by legends. Contrasting the green valleys and the blue sky, they represent a fragile humanity within a huge and overwhelming, natural setting.

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In Ibsen’s footsteps - The Peer Gynt festival

Henrik Johan Ibsen was a Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. Two of his major works are Peer Gynt and A Doll's House. He is the most frequently performed dramatist in the world after Shakespeare, and by the early 20th century A Doll's H...

Edvard Munch – a journey of his life

Edvard Munch was one of Modernism s most significant artists. Travel in Munch’s footsteps through southern Norway and visit Oslo, Løten,Lillehammer, Vågå and Åsgårdsstrand. Edvard Munch (1863 – 1944) was one of Modernism's most significant artists. M...

One journey - 10 Stave churches

Have you read the historical fiction novel ‘The Bell in the Lake’ (Die Glocke im See) by Lars Mytting? This is the story about a small village in Gudbrandsdalen in the 19th century. A story about how one of Norway’s most magnificent stave churches we...

Norwegian Festival of Literature

Every year at the end of May,Lillehammer host the largest literature festival in Northern Europe. Dates 2020: 25. - 31 May Every year at the end of May, Lillehammer host the largest literature festival in Northern Europe.Around 400 authors from all p...