summer adventures IN JOtunheimen

FAIRYTALE: Jotunheimen is Norway's highest and most visited mountain area. Come explore it by foot, boat or skiing!
FAIRYTALE: Jotunheimen is Norway's highest and most visited mountain area. Come explore it by foot, boat or skiing! Foto: Cathrine Dokken/Nasjonalparkriket

Summers in Norway's heartland is light and active. Located by the foot of world famous Besseggen ridge, Gjendesheim offers easy access to adventures in spectacular surroundings. Gjendesheim is an excellent place to spend the summer days and fall weekends, especially for families with short feet and high hopes about mountain adventures.

Throughout the summer season, Gjendesheim is open daily from June 5th thorughout to October 7th. Check out our activities, courses and events – and look forward to delicious local food with a spectacular view. Gjendesheim is easily accesed by car yeat round. Welcome to Norway's Winter Wonderland! 

ACTIVITIES

Hiking trails, summits and the world famous Besseggen ridge - alone or in company with one our skilled guides. Embarking on a cruise at iconic lake Gjende or endulging in local cuisine og in our wood fired hot - tub. Private rooms and bunk beds, the choice is yours! 

GUIDE

With one of our charming and competent guides in your group, we guarantee you a great hike. Gjendeguiden offers mountain and summit hikes, Besseggen tours, courses in winter activities, family hikes – and may also tailor make trips on request.

HIKES

Choose between pleasant day hikes and longer "expeditions". The Gjende area in Jotunheimen highlands offers everything from easy, family friendly hikes to demanding summits. From the doorstep at Gjendesheim, the possibilities are unlimited!

RENTAL

Are you up for a new summer activity in the Norwegian mountains? Gjendesheim has a broad selection of trail bikes and fat bikes and all necessary equipment for rental.  In the reception you can buy basic outdoor equipment. Left click on the picture and take your pick!

Booking for courses, arranged tours or activities

To sign up for a course, arrange tour or other activity, you simply write a short note in the comment field when booking your accomodation at Gjendesheim. Welcome!

Get in touch:

Phone: +47 612 38 910

Mail: gjendesheim@dnt.no

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