A green day trip from Oslo to Gjøvik by train
Gjøvik has a wonderful small-town charm with a rich cultural life, well-known attractions, urban outdoor dining, great concert venues and good shopping and restaurant opportunities. You can take this nice day trip to Gjøvik, the white town by the Mjøsa, from Oslo with the Vy Gjøvikbanen (railway). If you are here during the summer holiday, you can combine the day trip with a nice sailing with the beautiful paddle steamer, Skibladner from 1886. Then you can take Skibladner to Hamar and take the train from Hamar and back to Oslo. Read more about Skibladner here
At 09.02 Departure with VY Gjøvikbanen from Oslo S
11.01 Arrival Gjøvik
17.29 Departure from Gjøvik with Vy Gjøvikbanen
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Find out more here: https://www.vy.no/en
Suggestions for a nice day at Gjøvik:
Gjøvik farm is located in the middle of the city, in a beautiful park. The protected park and the museum tells the city's history of glass and industry, aquavit and potatoes.In the schools summer vacation you can attend a guided tour Wednesday – Sunday at 12.00
The Innlandet Science Center - play and learn
The place that is bubbling over with joy in science and wants to share this with children of all ages! The science center is suitable for families with children aged 5-12 years.
Gjøvik Olympic Mountain Hall
Fjellhallen was built for the Winter Olympics in 1994 and is the world's largest public hall in the mountains.
Gjøvik Sjokolade is a place for chocolate, Italian ice cream, gelato, and sorbet lovers.
Fastland Outdoor swimming pool
Experience Gjøvik's outdoor swimming pool and recreational area, only 10 minutes from the centre.
Read more about what you can do and where you can eat in Gjøvik here
Shopping in the center and at CC Gjøvik
CC Gjøvik is the country's largest shopping centre. In addition, Gjøvik has a pleasant town center with small niche shops and a rich selection of restaurants.
We understand if you want to stay another night. Here we have some good tips for places to spend the night:
Quality Hotel Strand, Gjøvik
Clarion Collection Hotel Grand, Gjøvik
Hi Gjøvik Hovdetun (Hostelling International)