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Gjøvik is a city in Oppland. Gjøvik sits on the western of the great Mjøsa lake, Norway's widest and second deepest lake, across from Hamar.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Oslo Airport (OSL IATA)

For more information on facilities at and around Oslo Airport, Gardermoen, see the Oslo Airport, Gardermoen article.

By train[edit]

11 daily deparures from Oslo.

By car[edit]

Route 4 from Oslo or Lillehammer. Route 33 from Valdres.

Get around[edit]


  • Gjøvik Olympiske Fjellhall, Heimdalsgate 2, +47 61138200, fax: +47 61138210, . M-F 11:00-21:00, Sa Su 10:00-16:00. This ice hockey arena is enterely built inside a mountain. Part of the 1994 Olympic tournament were held here. The arena seats 5830. Skates are available for rent, for those who wants to try the ice. Also houses a swimming pool that are open all days except Thursday. kr 20.
  • Mjøsmuset, Niels Ødegaardsgate 3, +47 91170500, fax: +47 61176896, . 13 Jun-23 Aug: Tu-Su 11:00-15:00. Museum with exhipits related to the town. Adults: kr 50, students: kr 40, children: kr 20.


  • Skibladner, Jernbanegate 2, +47 61144080, fax: +47 61144081, . Skibladner, built in 1856, is the worlds oldest paddle steamer. Nick-named the white swan of lake Mjøsa. In the summer the old routes on lake Mjøsa is recreated. Tu,Th and Sa Skibladner departs for a roundtrip to Lillehammer. And on W,F and Su for Eidsvoll. From kr 180.




  • Chaplin Café, Jernbanegata 2, +47 61178006, fax: +47 61178006, . M Tu 11:00-23:00, W Th 11:00-00:30, F Sa 11:00-02:00, Su 14:00-02:00.





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