Map and parking


Aulestad is located 18 kilometres from Lillehammer and signposted on the E6 north of Lillehammer. Take RV225 signposted Gausdal on the E6 and carry on this road past Follebu to the centre of Aulestad. 

Free parking by the Dikterportal below the house. You can take a bus from Lillehammer bus station.

Aulestadvegen 6-14
2656 Follebu

Please park your car

Aulestad, the home of Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson is located along RV 255, just to the north of the centre of Follebu.

You will find parking by Dikterportalen, and on the southern side of Aulestad park.

The road from Dikterportalen up to Karoline and Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson’s house is steep, and you gain access by walking via the avenue or taking the walkway through the park.

Disabled persons or groups arriving by bus can drive up to the courtyard below the house to let passengers disembark. 

The access for wheelchairs and those arriving with prams is good. There are toilets in the basement of Drengestua.


Bjørnsonvegen (RV 255) goes from Follebu over Espedalen and Skåbu to Vinstra. Here you will find small village churches, galleries, theatre, craft items, mountain farms, fishing lakes, riding, boats for hire, biking and possibilities for walks, and pleasant overnight accommodation and places serving food steeped in local culture and food traditions. 

TripAdvisor customers recommend staying overnight close to Aulestad