About Tyin-Filefjell

Trying to find a place most representative of Norway's famous reputation? 

At Tyin-Filefjell we believe we are able to highlight the most intriguing features in one place with stunning mountain views at your fingertips and the breathtaking Sognefjord just a short distance away. Located at the entrance of the Jotunheimen National Park, which is long considered the meeting point for the mountains and fjords, from the west and east, Tyin-Filefjell forms a natural creation of magnificent beauty and mighty ferocity.

A unique scenery and diverse landscape characterize the area. Perfectly located between Lake Tyin and Filefjellet along the E16, one of Norway's main highways connecting Oslo and Bergen, the Tyin-Filefjell area has a long history as a year-round destination. 


Alpine & Cross-Country Skiing
Tyin-Filefjell Mountain Resort has a total of 5 lifts servicing 17 kms of ski runs including a separate Kidzone for kids and beginners, offering a platter lift and magic carpet.  Our winter services include but are not limited to ski rentals, retail stores, ski school and numerous food and beverage options- both on and off the mountain. From the top of our Børrenøsheisen lift (1280 m) you can see dozens of peaks over 2000 meters elevation, with 35 of those peaks reachable from Tyin-Filefjell as your starting point.

The region is considered one of the most snow secure areas in southern Norway boasting high average snowfall as well. For powder hounds looking for steeper terrain, the region has a variety of possibilities. For cross-country enthusiasts, from the middle of November until the begining of May, you will find 140 kms of groomed cross-country trails. The trails run through the high mountains as well as at lower elevations through the trees under lights. 


The Jotunheimen National Park is the neighboring area to Tyin-Filefjell that holds some of Norway’s most impressive natural surroundings. The distinguished mountain scenery is known far beyond the country's borders for it's beautiful scenery and it’s numerous glaciers. It has a unique terrain with marked summer and winter trails associated with DNT's network. 

Nearby points of interest are Eidsbugarden, Fondsbu by Bygdin and Tyinholmen at Tyin, which are well known for dining and accommodation hotspots with a rich history and tradition. Tourists from all over the world have gone there since the early 1900s to experience the remarkable and powerful nature. It is here that wilderness enthusiasts really get to thrive.


Tyin-Filefjell is the home to many outdoors activities. As you step out of your front door you will find a range of hunting and fishing grounds. Get out and try your fishing skills in Lake Tyin where you can find big trout, or head to the small lakes and rivers nearby for local, smaller fish. Two of the largest salmon rivers in Norway, the Lærdalselva River and the Årdalselva River, are also just a short drive away. The town of Lærdal, located approximately 40 minutes away by car, has a 6-hole golf course that, depending on weather, usually stays open 9 months of the year.

The E16 is one of Norway’s main highways connecting Oslo and Bergen. Tyin-Filefjell is located near the mid point, half way between the two large cities and about 3.5 hours from each direction. In the winter months, Tyin-Filefjell operates a ski resort with 13 runs, 5 lifts, 1 magic carpet and 450 meters of vertical skiing. The area also offers 140 km of groomed cross-country trails.

Nearby towns include Lærdal and Årdal to the west and Fagernes to the southeast, offering airports, additional lodging and dining establishments. Shopping, gas stations and taxis are also available at Tyin-Filefjell. There is extensive development planned for the future of the area including lift & resort expansion, accommodation and many other resort services such as dining, retail and entertainment.