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Summer at Gjendesheim!

Surrounded by majestic Jotunheimen mountains and situated by the scenic lake Gjende at 1000 metres above sea level, Gjendesheim is the most visited mountain lodge north of the Alps.

Gjendesheim has a scenic location below the world famous Besseggen ridge, overlooking lake Gjende. The lodge offers easy access to adventures in fantastic mountain surroundings. Gjendesheim is an excellent place to spend your holidays, also for families with short feet and high outdoor dreams. Check out our activities, courses and events – and look forward to delicious local food with a spectacular view!

At Gjendesheim there is always room for our guests. You may book your stay in advance here. The lodge offers 185 beds in 1-, 2- or 4- bed rooms. We also have dormitories in a separate house.

Take the bus to Gjendesheim.

Express and local buses serves Gjendesheim during the summer season. Find your departure by visiting Entur or click here for more information about mountain buses. 


COME EXPLORE THE EPIC NORWEGIAN HIGHLANDS

WORLD CLASS: The iconic hike across the Besseggen ridge is rated among the worlds 20 best hikes by National Geographic.
WORLD CLASS: The iconic hike across the Besseggen ridge is rated among the worlds 20 best hikes by National Geographic. Foto: Cathrine Dokken/Nasjonalparkriket