Destination: Hemsedal

Hemsedal - a beautiful mountain village located in the heart of the Norwegian landscape

Ern Onpan
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Welcome to Hemsedal - a beautiful mountain village located in the heart of the Norwegian landscape. The area is situated halfway between Oslo and Bergen and is perfect for those looking to discover the best of the Norwegian countryside. With its majestic mountains, lush valleys, and beautiful rivers and lakes, Hemsedal is an enchanting mountain village that will take your breath away. Hemsedal is a great destination with much to offer - whether you enjoy excitement and challenges on skis or bikes, or just want to enjoy a peaceful atmosphere in nature.

Activities you will never forget

Hemsedal Ski Center is one of Norway's largest and most popular ski resorts. Here you can challenge your skiing skills on over 50 slopes. The ski center also has a range of facilities such as children's areas, terrain parks, and off-piste areas where you can whizz down the mountain peaks in powder snow. Hemsedal is therefore the perfect place for the adventurous skier who wants a long and snow-sure ski season.

After an adventurous day filled with activities, you can enjoy a drink or two at one or more bars in Hemsedal. The place is particularly known for its vibrant après-ski scene and has a wide selection of bars and clubs to suit every taste. Popular bars include Stavkroa, Fjellkaféen, and Hemsedal Cafe & Bar. Here you will find everything from delicious drinks and dishes to DJs and live music. Other places that can be recommended are Elgen Bar and Skarsnuten Hotel.

In the summer, Hemsedal is a paradise for hikers and cyclists, with a network of trails and routes that will take you through some of the most spectacular natural landscapes in Norway. The most popular walks include Geiteberget and Svarthetta. Hemsedal also has some of Norway's most fabulous fishing areas, with several beautiful lakes and rivers teeming with fish. There are also great opportunities for paddling or taking a refreshing swim. If you are more adventurous, there are climbing parks and excellent opportunities for mountain climbing.

If you enjoy sports, you will find a beautiful 9-hole golf course in scenic surroundings, with 18 different tees, a driving range, and two tennis courts. If, on the other hand, you want a soothing and harmonious atmosphere, Hemsedal has several spa and wellness centers that offer a range of treatments and services. Among them are Fyri Resort, Hemsedal Lodge Alpin, and Skarsnuten Hotel.

The best eateries in Hemsedal

Hemsedal is known for its food culture, with renowned restaurants and cafes offering everything from local specialties to international dishes.

Skigaarden Restaurant

Skigaarden Restaurant is a gourmet restaurant serving modern Nordic cuisine. It is located in the heart of Hemsedal Ski Center and offers outstanding views of the mountains. The food is of high quality, and the ingredients are local and seasonal.

Hemsedal Café

Hemsefal Café is a cozy café serving delicious coffee, homemade cakes, and small dishes. It's a great place to take a break from mountain activities and relax with friends and family.

Skarsnuten Hotel Restaurant

Skarsnuten Hotel Restaurant is one of the most exclusive restaurants in Hemsedal. It is located on top of a mountain peak and offers fantastic views of the valley. The food is of high quality and combines traditional Norwegian ingredients with modern techniques.


Fjellkafeen is a small café serving delicious homemade food. It is known for its excellent waffles and hot drinks and is a great place to warm up after a long day of outdoor activities.

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Ern Onpan
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