Hemsedal, mainly known as a great place to ski, has also a lot to offer in the summertime. The location in the mountains, midway between Oslo and Bergen, makes it the perfect place for adventures, summer and winter. Here, the mild east meets the wild and mountainous west. The famous fjords are located only an hour’s drive away, perfect for a day trip. Hemsedal Skisenter opened in 1961 and is the second largest ski resort in Norway. The resort has three peaks and offers nearly 50 different slopes, 3 parks and a large children’s area. There is skiing for all levels.