Route tips!

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Facts about Lake Mjøsa

* Area: 362 square kilometres
* Length: 117 km Lillehammer - Minnesund
* Cities: Lillehammer, Gjøvik, Hamar

The Mjøsa cycling tour

Brief introduction

Hvorfor ikke ta ferien på sykkel, og sykle rundt Mjøsa? Opplev tettsteder og Mjøsbyne Lillehammer, Hamar og Gjøvik

The Mjøsa route (Mjøstråkk) is the name of the 250 mile cycle route around the largest lake in Norway, Mjøsa!

The lake is locates near the three large cities Gjøvik, Hamar and Lillehammer in addition to a number of smaller towns.

The trails are well signposted and the road has a combination of gravel and asphalt.

There are a number of attractions and sights around the lake that are marked and described in “Mjøstråkk-map”. With a bike you get to experience the beautiful lake at a close range, with fields and green hills as environment. Get real experiences and the joy of cycling around the lake!

The routes are suitable for both children and adults, and there are several different distances to choose from.

The Mjøsa route is signed as bike route 7 with its own “Mjøstråkk” symbol on the signs. It goes through a varied landscape, through forest while longer distances are close to the lake. Along the way, the city life offers possibilities of many different activities!