Top things to do in Western Central Norway

Top Choice Cafe in Lom

Brimi Bue

This flashy establishment is the new home base for the town's top chef, Arne Brimi, and it's where everyone wants to eat when they pass through town. It's screamingly Scandi (all big glass windows, plain wood and op…
Top Choice Bakery in Lom

Lom Bakery

Lom's other culinary star is master baker Morten Schakenda, who makes all his breads using only natural ingredients and wood-fired ovens. You can buy freshly baked baguettes, cinnamon twists and rustic loaves by the…
Top Choice Tunnel in Jotunheimen National Park

Mímisbrunnr Klimapark 2469

If you want to learn all about the wonders of ice, this impressive experience takes you closer than you ever thought possible. Guided tours take you 60m under the ice through a specially created ice tunnel that reve…
National Park in Western Central Norway

Jotunheimen National Park

This national park, 17km southwest of Lom, is one of Norway's best wilderness destinations. It has a network of hiking trails leading to some 60 glaciers and to the country's loftiest peaks (the 2469m Galdhøpiggen a…
Church in Lom

Lom Stavkyrkje

This delightful Norman-style stave church, in the centre of town on a rise by the water, is one of Norway's finest. Still the functioning local church, it was constructed in 1170, extended in 1634 and given its curr…
Museum in Lom

Norsk Fjellmuseum

Acting as the visitor centre for Jotunheimen National Park, this worthwhile mountain museum contains mountaineering memorabilia and exhibits on natural history (the woolly mammoth is a highlight) and cultural and in…
Norwegian in Lom

Fossheim Turisthotell Restaurant

Specialities like wild trout, reindeer, elk and ptarmigan feature on the menu at this hotel restaurant, and while it constitutes a memorable meal for Norway, it wouldn't really stand out anywhere in southern Europe.…
Museum in Lom

Fossheim Steinsenter

The fascinating Fossheim Steinsenter combines an impressive selection of rare and beautiful rocks, minerals, fossils, gems and jewellery for sale, and a large museum of geological specimens from all over Norway and …
Museum in Lom

Lom Bygdamuseum

Behind Norsk Fjellmuseum, this museum is a collection of 19th-century farm buildings, several stabbur (elevated store houses), an old hut (it's claimed that St Olav slept here) and a summer mountain dairy.
Cafe in Lom

Kuba–Kafe Isbar

Basic hot dogs, pizzas and sandwiches form the core of this diner's menu, but occasionally there are a few Norwegian dishes on offer too. Don't get too excited – this is strictly an eat-and-go affair.