Winter in Norway

Norway is extra special during the winter. With almost guaranteed snowfall in the Northern regions it is an amazing destination to enjoy winter sports and many other winter activities.

Experience winter in Norway!

Enjoy the many options to experience the coldest season of the year. Not only are there countless areas for skiing in Norway, there are also many other activities to undertake, such as dog sledding, cross-country skiing or snowshoe hikes. After a day filled with activities you can relax in the sauna in the evening or relax in your hotel or holiday home.

Highlights of a winter holiday in Norway

  • Ultimate feeling of freedom
  • Skiing and snowboarding
  • Cross-country skiing and snowshoe hikes
  • Dog sledding tours
  • Ice fishing
  • Winter safari
  • Enjoy the sauna
  • Limitless nature

Winter sports in Norway

Norway has many possibilities to tie on the skis and defy the slopes. The areas differ in the kilometers of slopes and facilities. The common feature is the immense feeling of freedom that you can experience in the middle of Norwegian nature. Discover the different Norwegian ski resorts below on the map:

Vrådal – the ideal winter sports destination for the whole family

You can enjoy winter sports with the whole family in Vrådal. Besides the ski school, there is a separate ski area for children and beginners. In addition, there are other fun winter activities to undertake, such as cross-country skiing and snowshoe hikes. An hour’s drive from Vrådal you can even take a husky or snowmobile tour! At the end of the day you can grill sausages on a fire pan and enjoy a beautiful day full of activities together.

For more information and possibilities check the website of the ski centre.
Book your accommodation here.

Hovden – winter activities for young and old in a Norwegian mountain village

In the Norwegian mountain village of Hovden, in the Setesdal, there are all kinds of winter activities for young and old! There is a swimming paradise where you can go swimming with the family, but there is also an ice skating rink, a free-ski park, and you can do dog sledding tours. Hovden consists of 33 slopes where you can ski, snowboard or descend with a sled. In the evening you can relax and enjoy a good book by the fire.

For more inspiration and possibilities check the website of the ski centre.
Book your accommodation here.

Øystein Kvanneid – Setesdal

Sirdal – winter sports on a 3 hours' drive from Kristiansand

Just a short three-hour drive from Kristiansand lies the beautiful ski resort of Sirdal. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, you can take lessons at the ski school or descend the slopes with a sled! If you are looking for special activities, you can find it all in Sirdal. Cross-country skiing, dog sledding and even ice fishing is all possible here! You can also enjoy the indoor pool after a day in the cold.

For more inspiration and possibilities check the website of the ski centre.
Book your accommodation here.

Sirdal Skisenter

Norefjell – a lovely ski area close to the capital

Close to Oslo, you can find the ski resort of Norefjell. With 30 slopes, this area is the ideal place to enjoy winter sports with beautiful views. Also, the highest vertical descent of all northern European ski slopes is located here! Furthermore, there are opportunities for cross-country skiing and with a wellness center and indoor pool you can alternate the hours on the slopes with relaxation.

For more inspiration and possibilities check the website of the ski centre.
Book your accommodation here.

Vebjørn Ørpen – Visit Norefjell

Trysil – the biggest ski area of Norway!

With no less than 68 ski slopes, Trysil can rightly be called the largest ski resort in Norway. True winter sports enthusiasts can indulge themselves here, but there are also plenty of options for beginners. Besides winter sports you can go for unique experiences, such as a dog sledding tour. But in addition to being active, you can also relax in Trysil in the spa or in the swim centre.

For more inspiration and possibilities check the website of the ski centre.
Book your accommodation here.

FOAP – VisitNorway.com

Geilo – winter fairy tale in the Norwegian mountains

Although Geilo is, relatively speaking, the furthest away from Kristiansand, the area is worth driving a little longer for. Skiing with endless views over the mountains, enjoying all kinds of activities with the family, such as ice fishing, horse or dog sledding tours, or relaxing in your own log cabin in the evening. For the real adventurers, Geilo offers possibilities to go car racing on an ice track or go on a fat bike tour.

For more inspiration or possibilities check the website of the ski centre.
Book your accommodation here.

Visit Geilo AS

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