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Detail of The Scream, painted by Munch in 1910 Photo: Terje Borud/www.visitnorway.com
Stay in Oslo during the winter months and combine the buzz of a capital city with good skiing, fresh air and tranquil forests. Photo: Nancy Bundt/VisitOSLO
Travel to Norway and discover the places that inspired Edvard Munch. Photo: © Munch Museum_Munch-Ellingsen Gruppen_BONO 2011
Take advantage of Norwegian's low fare flights to Norway. You are only two hours away from a marvellous holiday with exciting sightseeing. Photo: Norwegian
Fly with Norwegian to Oslo and see the Opera House, a real landmark and the first opera house in the world to let the visitors walk on the roof. Photo: Bjørn Eirik Østbakken
Oslo Winter Park Tryvann offers good skiing only 20 minutes from Oslo city centre. Photo: Ed Cortes
Relax at one of the many cafes and restaurants in Oslo, Norway Photo: VisitOSLO/Nancy Bundt
Family-friendly Trysil is the largest and most varied skiing destination in Norway, with 66 slopes and 31 lifts. Photo: Ola Matsson/www.skistar.com/trysil
Fly direct to Oslo from London Gatwick with Norwegian from £39* one way. Allow some time for a visit to the Nobel Peace Prize Centre. Photo: VisitOSLO/Matjaz Intihar
Lillehammer is one of Norway's oldest winter sports destinations. The Olympic town is surrouned by good alpine and cross-country possibilities. Photo: Hafjell.no
Travel to Norway to see works by Edvard Munch and discover the places that inspired him. Photo: Dance of Life, 1925 © Munch Museum/Munch Ellingsen Group/Bono 2012
Norefjell, only a 90-minute drive from Oslo, is the high mountain area closest to the Norwegian capital. It also boasts Scandinavia's highest drop. Photo: Simen Berg
Photo: Terje Borud/www.visitnorway.com

Combine city and country in the Oslo Region

Discover the Oslo Region. You will find urban culture and the stunning natural beauty of Eastern Norway – all in the same place.

The impressive countryside with mountains, forests, lakes and streams and the freshest of air form a marvellous outdoor activity arena - the perfect backdrop to all kinds of winter fun. Access to the Oslo Region is really easy with direct flights with Norwegian from the UK and plenty of links by public transport within the region.

Winter resorts in the Oslo Region

Trysil, Oslo Winter Park Tryvann, Hamar and Hurdal – four remarkable ski- and snowboard resorts that make the Oslo Region one of the most exciting skiing arenas in Europe. Perfect conditions and snow cover from December to April make the skiing season intense and long lasting.

From family style to luxury – here you will find the exact type of accommodation you are looking for, offering good quality and reasonable rates. Information about hotels and ski packages is available online.

Trysil - winter and wellness

Trysil, about four hours north of Oslo, is the place for ultimate ski- and snowboard fun. Trysil Alpine Resort has 66 slopes and two snowboard terrain parks in four designated ski areas. The Trysil Ski Pass can be bought online – this will save you time and money. Radisson Blu Resort Trysil offers accommodation, wellness and spa treatments – the perfect combination of winter and wellness. 

Oslo – the world winter capital

Oslo offers the perfect combination of winter holiday and city trip. Go skiing at the Oslo Winter Park Tryvann in the morning, and spend the rest of your day taking in the cultural activities and wintry atmosphere of the city. Must-sees include the Opera House, the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, the Munch Museum, the Astrup Fearnley Museum at Tjuvholmen, the Nobel Peace Prize Centre and the Viking Ship Museum, all of them unique attractions that can be visited individually or with a guided tour. 

Hit the slopes, then hit the city: Oslo’s bustling city life offers cultural highlights, museums, guided tours and winter city walks, shopping, and countless restaurants, cafés and nightclubs to choose from. The easiest and most inexpensive way to experience Oslo is the Oslo Pass, providing free travel on all public transport, as well as free and discounted admission to museums and other attractions. Find more information about winter in Oslo.

Hamar

The two major winter sports resorts in the Hamar Region, Sjusjøen and Budor, can offer miles and miles of prepared ski trails.

At Sjusjøen, you will find the Natrudstilen ski centre, a complete alpine centre with four lifts and nine slopes. The altitude is 250 metres from top to bottom. There is a separate slope for children. Sjusjøen is also known as a cross-country skiing paradise, with 350 kilometres of prepared tracks in forest and mountain terrain.

Budor has two lifts and five slopes for alpine and snowboard, in addition to cross country trails and a separate playing area for children.

Hurdal

Hurdal Ski Centre, located in Romerrike just northeast of Oslo, is a resort with facilities for downhill skiing, Telemark and snowboarding

Chidlren and novices can learn to ski in the nursery slope. Three main lifts take you to the top with a total of nine slopes. There are also groomed tracks for cross-country skiing at Hurdal.

Only 40 minutes from Oslo Airport Gardermoen, Hurdal has everything you need for an enjoyable, relaxing family skiing holiday.

Fly Norwegian direct to Oslo from just £34,90*

Reach Oslo in Eastern Norway on Norwegian's direct flights from London Gatwick, Edinburgh or Dublin to Oslo Airport Gardermoen. If you travel from the UK, your journey will take less than two hours and the in-flight Wi-Fi will make this time even more enjoyable. With several departures daily, and prices from just £34,90*, there is no reason why this winter should not be the one where you too experience city life in Oslo, and a wealth of both outdoors and cultural activities in the greater Oslo Region.

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*Fares are based on cheapest one-way fare, whether outbound or return journey including taxes and charges.

Last updated:  08 October 2013
Visit the Astrup Fearnley Museum in Oslo, Norway - Photo: Nic Lehoux
Visit the Astrup Fearnley Museum in Oslo, Norway
Go to the Nobel Peace Prize Centre, a popular spot in Oslo, Norway - Photo: Håkon Mosvold Larsen
Go to the Nobel Peace Prize Centre, a popular spot in Oslo, Norway
Cross-country skiing in the Holmenkollen area, Oslo - Photo: Nancy Bundt/VisitOSLO
Cross-country skiing in the Holmenkollen area, Oslo
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Detail of The Scream, painted by Munch in 1910 - Photo: Terje Borud/www.visitnorway.com

Combine city and country in the Oslo Region

Discover the Oslo Region. You will find urban culture and the stunning natural beauty of Eastern Norway – all in the same place.

Combine city and country in the Oslo Region

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