Raufoss is located approximately 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Oslo, the national capital.
Vacationing in just one place, no matter how popular, can only ever give you a narrow window into the broader natural and cultural makeup of a region. So try to allow a few days to savour Eastern Norway's other natural and man-made attractions. Stange and Nordre Land are two more places worth seeing while you're in Eastern Norway.
Hamar is approximately 16 miles (26 kilometers) from Raufoss. This regional center offers a wide range of things to see and do, including Torggata Street, Hedmarksmuseet and Briskeby Gressbane. Vikingskipet Arena, Mjosa and Hamar Cathedral a few of the other interesting attractions definitely worth visiting for those who have time to spare.
The area around Raufoss is known for its fine old towns; these are wonderful reminders of the area's rich past. Expand your mind at Eastern Norway's wonderful history museums, theaters and art museums.
This area has a number of great places to enjoy boating, so check you leave room in your schedule to fit it in. Fishing is another watersport here. Hop into your snow gear and go snow shoeing or snowboarding. These winter pastimes are popular with locals and tourists alike.
When the time comes to head back to the comforts of home, you'll be bidding this special place a fond and teary Ha det bra (farewell).