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– your guide to Trysil Dear Trysil guest, Your skiing holiday will soon begin and here in Trysil we’re looking forward to your visit. In this brochure we want to make sure that we give you some tips to make your dream holiday even more special. Welcome to Trysil!

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Gudrun Sanaker Lohne Head of Tourism, Trysil

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A winter wonderland awaits you Trysil is Norway’s largest ski resort and we have plenty of ski experiences lined up for you to enjoy. You can read more about our ski offers at skistar.com/trysil. This brochure gives you handy tips and hints that will help you to get that little bit more out of your stay and make your skiing holiday in Trysil a perfect one. Are you ready? Have you remembered to book a ski pass, lessons at the ski school and your ski hire? You can easily do this at skistar.com/trysil. Book what you need now to save time when you arrive in Trysil! An easy trip No matter whether you arrive by car, bus, boat or plane, it is easy to get to Trysil. The resort is only 2.5 hours from Oslo by car. You’ll find directions to Trysil from your departure point at skistar.com/trysil. Here you can also download a map with directions to the largest reception areas in Trysil. Need help organising transport to Trysil? Visiting Trysil can ensure you a comfortable and safe journey. Tel.: +47 62 45 55 55.

You can’t leave Trysil without having... • experienced the slopes practically alone on an early morning skiing • enjoyed the views, the sunshine and a refreshing drink on Skipaviljongen’s terrace • taken the kids to visit the Smotte mascots • found your own favourite slope among our 65 runs • scaled the climbing wall or tested the surf-wave in the water park at Radisson Blu Resort • tried dog-sleighing or experienced the atmosphere during a ride in a horse-drawn sleigh • had a look around the lovely shops in Trysil town centre • sipped Champagne in I:C Blu, the new sky bar at Radisson Blu Resort


New in Trysil

Trysil focuses even more on children Children are the most important guests in Trysil, and this season we have made even more improvements to our children’s areas.

will now be connected to the Eventyr area. Here the kids can rumble around among forest slopes, tobogganing slopes and igloos. New lifts, spectator stands for parents and a service building At Trysil Tourist Centre, the Eventyr chil- with a café have also been installed. Why not stop by Sagbruket at Radisson dren’s area’s capacity has been upgraded. The slopes near Radisson Blu Resort Blu for a Smotte lunch with fun, childTrysil have been given new features and friendly dishes at a reasonable price?

In addition, even more characters have been added to the world of the Smotte mascots! Mother Smotte, Father Smotte, Fryvil, the King and the Queen are all new in Trysil this year. The new forest slope in the Eventyr area will also be acquiring some new Smotte mascots.

Other news • The information office at Trysil Tourist Centre has been moved to Skitorget and now shares an entrance with the ski workshop. • I:C Blu, sky bar and nightclub on the top floor of Radisson Blu Resort Trysil. Opens 18 December. • Big Horn Steakhouse, an Americanstyle steak house with a traditional and relaxed atmosphere. Opens at Trysil Tourist Centre in December. • T2 Bar, with nightclub, après-ski and DJ. Opens at Trysil Tourist Centre in December.


Ski holiday advice Dressing for the weather Trysil winters are great, but they can also be cold. You should therefore make sure that you and your children are wrapped up warm when hitting the slopes or just spending time outside. Wool and fleece are good under and middle-layer fabrics. Your external garments should be windproof. Mittens, sturdy shoes and warm socks are also a must. Mittens are warmer than gloves. Don’t forget to wear something warm and thick around your neck and on your head. And remember to wear a helmet on the slopes. Currency Many shops and restaurants in Trysil accept euro and dollars. Most take credit cards. There are two staffed banks in Trysil town centre. There are also three cashpoints in the town centre and one at Trysil Tourist Centre. You can easily use these to withdraw Norwegian kroner. Trysil’s charming shops There is a wide selection of shops and services available in Trysil. You will find several well-stocked food shops in Trysil town centre, at Trysil Tourist Centre and at Trysil Høyfjellssenter. The supermarkets with the longest opening hours are open Mon–Thu 08.00–21.00, Fri 08.00–23.00, Sat 08.00–20.00 and Sun 11.00–20.00. Most goods are very reasonably priced, so there is no need to shop for food before arriving in Trysil!

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Food and nightlife Good food is an important part of any holiday and there is no shortage of great places to eat in Trysil. You can access many of them without even taking your skis off! Trysil town centre Bøes Bistro Joffes Pizza Home-made pizza and an extensive à la carte menu. Sports bar. Café Rialto Home-cooked food. Coffee, cakes, tapas. Art exhibitions. China Restaurant Restaurant open for dinner serving Norwegian, Thai and Chinese dishes. Husets Café, Trysil-senteret Breakfast, lunch, dinner and takeaway. Coffee menu, traditional Norwegian dishes, pizza.

Norlandia Trysil Hotel Breakfast. Lunch to order. À la carte dining. Bar. Catering.

Trysil Tourist Centre/ Skihytta Big Horn Steakhouse New! American-style steak house with a traditional and relaxed atmosphere.

Knettsetra: Setra Restaurant A restaurant situated Restaurant Vika, Trysil- in the middle of the slope. Varied lunch Knut Hotel menu. Fondue eveLunch and dinner à la nings. carte.

Knettsetra: Stallen Pub Après-ski right on the slope. Simple menu.

bites, salads, wide selection of pizzas. Takeaway and delivery.

Knettsetra: Vaffelstua Fresh waffles with cream and jam. Hot and cold drinks.

Potetbaker’n Baked potatoes served from a van to guests who get hungry during the night.

Kringla Bakery. Lunch and light Restaurant Laaven bites, freshly baked 1790 bread and cakes. Lunch, Bierstube and barbeque buffet. Peppes Pizza Après-ski and nightLunch and dinner. Light club.


I:C Blu New! Sky bar and nightclub on the top floor of the hotel serving Champagne and cocktails. La Piazza and the Lobby bar Pizza and light bites inspired by Mediterranean cuisine. Espresso and great drinks.

T2 Bar NEW! Nightclub and après-ski with DJ. Sports Sagbruket Ideal for family on the big screen and lunches, après-ski or a simple bar menu. casual Raclette dinner.

Ski Pub’n & Ski Bistro’n Pizza and light dishes. Kids’ menu and lounge menu. Après-ski with live music. Pub and bar.

Radisson Blu Resort, Trysil Tourist Centre

Skihytta Extensive and varied lunch and soup menu. À The main restaurant la carte and après-ski. Breakfast buffet and Indoor and outdoor bar. lunch. Dinner buffet and à la carte.

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Chill Bowl & Dine Sports bar with eight international-standard bowling lanes.

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Sindrestua Lunch menu and earlybird dinner. Pasta, pizza, traditional Norwegian dishes and à la carte. Family après-ski.

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Trysil Høyfjellssenter/Fageråsen Al Dente Lunch and dinner à la carte. Italian menu and Italian pizza. Café Nero Coffee, home-baked cakes and simple lunch dishes. Fjellgrillen Simple dishes, grilled dishes, coffee shop and cakes. Large outdoor seating area.

Pilegrimen Steak house restaurant. Kids’ menu and kids’ corner. Puben Sankt Olav Lunch buffet, pizza, pub menu. Family après-ski and sports bar. Skipaviljongen Lunch restaurant with bar and a large terrace offering seating in the middle of the slope in Fjellroa.


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Remember that the tread on your winter tyres must be at least 3 mm deep. Use the best tyres for the car’s back wheels. This reduces the risk of skidding. Check that you have the correct air pressure in your tyres. Call the Norwegian Directorate of Public Roads on +47 175 for up-to-date information on road, weather and traffic conditions. Pay attention while driving, as road and weather conditions can change rapidly. Adapt your speed to the conditions. Make that sure you keep at least four seconds behind the car in front of you. Give yourself plenty of time for the journey. Make regular stops. If you’re feeling tired – Stop. Why not take a 15-minute nap before continuing?

Welcome – we wish you a safe journey and a great winter holiday in Norway!

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Get more out of your ski holiday! Atmospheric sleigh-ride A mere half-hour away from the slopes on Trysilfjellet Mountain you can join Trysil Hestesenter for an exciting horse-drawn sleigh ride. The light from flame torches guides the sleigh through the untouched snow-covered woods around Trysil. Elks can often be spotted during the ride. You will be wrapped up warm in reindeer hides, and the driver will ensure that you have a safe, comfortable and speedy ride. The ride takes about an hour. Enjoy a cosy stop-over in a Sami lavvo tent where elk stew is served. Evening rides available Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. Family days Tuesday and Wednesdays.

Sleigh-ride from NOK 200/adult, NOK 150/child. Book here!

Dog-sleighing in the Trysil wilderness Steer your own dog-sleigh through the wilderness around Trysil! Welltrained and enthusiastic dogs will take you on a family day out, or an evening ride. You can choose whether you want to steer the sleigh or just sit back and enjoy the ride. Aktiv Fritid organises family days at the dogs’ home, Landgård, Monday–Wednesday and Saturday–Sunday. Fun with the dogs and puppies and a sleigh-ride in the local area make for a great family experience. Dog-sleighing On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays you can join NOK 350/person. an atmospheric evening ride in a sleigh Book here! drawn by huskies.


Weekly events calendar There is always something happening in Trysil, both on and off the slopes. Take part in some of our activities, and you can be sure there’ll never be a dull moment. Daily • Children’s areas open • Family park at Eventyr • The Smotte park • Lift-hopping: Go on 23 of the Trysil lifts and get a certificate • Ski school: Group courses in alpine and snowboarding

• Crèche service in the ski complex • Spa and well-being centre • Bowling • Water park • One hundred kilometres of cross-country skiing tracks • Winter paintball

• Trysil-Knut Ski Museum • Group activities: Snowmobile rides, Trysil Challenge, winter teambuilding, winter Meeting of Champions, time-difference slalom, parallel slalom, chair sledge races, forest course, etc. Monday • Horse-drawn sleigh ride • Dog-sleighing: Family day • Dog-sleighing: Evening ride Tuesday • The Smotte mascots in the children’s area • Bobsleigh land • Evening skiing 20 December–30 March

• Torch skiing up until week 12 inclusive • Ski school: Snowboard taster course • Ski school: Expert course using a video camera • Dog-sleighing: Hour-long rides

• Dog-sleighing: Family day • Dog-sleighing: Evening ride • Horse-drawn sleigh ride

Further information on these activities can be found at trysil360.com


Weekly events calendar cont. Wednesday • Early morning skiing 10 February–10 April • Visit Gammel at Gammelgård • Skogbrum’s treasure hunt • Trysil Cup: Timedifference slalom • Ski school: Crosscountry taster course • Ski school: Advanced technique course • Horse-carriage ride • Horse-drawn sleigh ride: Family day • Dog-sleighing: Half-day ride

• Dog-sleighing: Family day • Dog-sleighing: Evening ride Thursday • The Family Competition: Parallel slalom • Ski school: Telemark skiing taster course • Ski school: Advanced course in off-piste skiing • Children’s disco • Dog-sleighing: Hour-long rides • Horse-drawn sleigh ride: Evening ride

Friday • The Smotte mascots in the children’s area • The Smotte Cup • Evening skiing 20 December–30 March • Ski school: Snowboard taster course • Ski school: Alpine taster course • Ski school: Advanced course in down-hill racing • Dog-sleighing: Half-day ride • Dog-sleighing: Evening ride • Horse-carriage ride

• Horse-drawn sleigh ride: Evening ride Saturday • Early morning skiing 10 February–10 April • Visit Gammel at Gammelgård • Skogbrum’s treasure hunt • Ski school: Snowboard taster course • Ski school: Alpine taster course • Ski school: Beginners’ weekend for children aged 4−5

• Ski school: Beginners’ weekend for children aged 6−9 • Dog-sleighing: Two-hour ride • Dog-sleighing: Family day • Horse-drawn sleigh ride: Evening ride Sunday • Evening skiing 20 December–30 March • Dog-sleighing: Full-day ride • Dog-sleighing: Family day

Further information on these activities can be found at trysil360.com


– your guide to Trysil Trysil360 is an information guide for guests in Trysil and for those thinking about visiting the area. Trysil360 is easily accessible online and as a printed brochure. Everything you need for the best holiday ever.

The Trysil360 brochure contains up-to-date information about Trysil and events taking place during your stay. A packed weekly programme, an overview of events, places to eat, nightlife and shops makes this your natural guide to Trysil. You will receive your copy of the Trysil360 brochure on arrival in Trysil. You will also be supplied with plenty of other useful information about your holiday destination when you arrive!

Trysil Tourist Office Trysil Tourist Office is located on the main street in Trysil town centre. In addition to extensive tourist information the office also provides Internet access and WiFi connections. Open Monday to Friday, 09.00–16.00, Saturday 10.00–14.00. Reduced opening hours in the Christmas period. The Trysilfjellet Mountain information office Brochures and information on slopes and crosscountry ski tracks. Sale of tickets for early morning skiing. Open every day 08.00–16.00, from 1 February 08.00–17.00. Open until 20.00 for evening skiing on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Open from 06.45 for early morning skiing on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Destinasjon Trysil BA Storvegen 3 NO-2420 Trysil Tel + 47 62 45 10 00 info@trysil.com

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