municipality in Hedmark, Norway

Tynset is a city in Hedmark, Norway.


Get inEdit

There are two ways to get to Tynset. By car/bus or train. Check out Østerdalekspressen for bus time tables, and NSB for train schedule.

Get aroundEdit

The city center is so small there is no need for anything other than shoes. But if you want to get somewhere else you need a car, or if you are interested in training, a bike.


  • 1 Spark. The one sight in Tynset is the world's largest spark. A spark is a thing people in Norway use to get around during the winter. It's like a sledge that you push around on the snow.
  • 2 Savalen (20 km (12 mi) west of Tynset). Most famous for being one of the places where Santa Claus is living. There is also a great area for outdoors activities. There is among other things a downhill skiing slope.
  • 3 Tron (Tronfjell) (30 km (19 mi) driving south of Tynset). By a clear day you can drive up to this 1,666 m (5,466 ft) summit to have a nice view of the surroundings. Toll gate: kr 100 for a car.
  • 4 Jutulhogget (45 km (28 mi) south of Tynsen). A 2.4 km (1.5 mi) long canyon.




  • Tynset Kebab House, Parkveien 8, +47 62 48 00 00. A surprise in a small town in nowhere Norway. Great Turkish food with excellent service.



There are a few places to sleep in Tynset.


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