Riding & Sledding
Dog sledging is a popular winter activity. You can even go dog sledging on wheels in the summer. Riding is possible many places across Norway.
Join a group or go riding on your own. There are three different Norwegian horse breeds, of which the Norwegian fjord horse is maybe the most famous.
Get close to nature on a dog sledding trip this winter, and travel at high speed across the Norwegian wilderness, pulled by a pack of eager huskies.
Dog sledging is a popular winter activity and there are possibilities for horseback riding several places across Norway.
There is much for visitors to do under the northern lights in Northern Norway and Svalbard. Here are a few suggestions for activities and excursions.
In early March, teams of dogs and men set off across the icy wastes of the Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau on the world's northernmost sled dog race.
Let reindeer drag you across the white plains of Finnmark in Northern Norway.
Winters in Troms feature blue light, northern lights and white snow.
With summer activities such as hiking, fishing, horseback riding or golf, Hedmark is the ideal spot for some peace and relaxation.
Travel to the Pasvikdalen Valley near the Russian border to meet 50 Alaskan huskies, and try dog sledging with Norway host David Spinx.
- The dogs are very social and happy. They love it when guests arrive and it is time for running, says Eirik Nilsen at Holmen Hundesententer.
With 1,500 kilometers of cross-country trails and seven alpine centers, Valdres is one of Norway’s most attractive winter destinations.
Play golf with the mighty Hydnefossen Waterfall in the background, go fishing for trout in a mountain lake or pamper yourself at one of Gol's spas.
Enjoy the great outdoors hiking, sea kayaking, cycling, fishing and killer whale safaris. Explore local caves or dive in the Atlantic Ocean.
The winter in Ål i Hallingdal offers many popular activities for the whole family: Cross-country, alpine, kiting, tobogganing, jigging and much more.
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.
Cycle in the mountains, go hiking in the national parks and mountain plateaus, or experience wild animals up close.
With the many mountains and national parks, Lesja is an eldorado for outdoor activities such as riding, fishing, cycling and hunting.
Skeikampen is a family-friendly ski resort located just three hours from Oslo and 35 minutes from Lillehammer.
The Hvaler coast is known for fishing, swimming and diving. There is an 18-hole golf course at Onsøy, and you can go bird watching at Øra.
In Nordfjord you will find your natural playground. Go hiking, biking, glacier walking, surf, go skiing, ride a fjord horse, or try your luck fishing.
The natural surroundings provide a splendid frame for the cultural and historic heritage of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Røros.
Hiking, glacier walking, river rafting and summer skiing are actitivites you can participate in whilst visiting Jotunheimen.
The variations in the nature along FjordKysten allows for many different activities. Relax at a spa, or try for example surfing, fishing and cycling.
Hike from the top of Geilolia, join a riding trip, try river rafting in Numedalslågen or go off-road biking - all this is possible in the Geilo area.
The Hemsila River offers top opportunities for fly-fishing. Hiking, cycling, horse-riding and golfing are other popular activities in Hemsedal.
Ål in Hallingdal has many activities for you to enjoy. Try for example cross-country skiing during winter or hiking and cycling in the summer.
Hiking, mountain biking, sky diving, alpine skiing... From jazz to extreme sports, Voss offers a wide range of activities and festivals year round.
Numedal makes a great backdrop for outdoor family activities. Try rafting down the Numedalslågen River, riding, walking and cycling.
Hiking in summer and skiing in the winter are favourite actvities. Rafting, horse riding, biking, hunting and fishing are other popular activities.
Travel to Tjøstheim Farm in Ryfylke and go horseback riding in fjords and mountains with Norway host David Spinx. Riding a fjord horse is easy.
Visit the area around Røros and try dog sledding in the wilderness with Alaskan Husky Tours. An Alaskan meal will be served after your trip.
Winter in Røros is a sparkling winter dream.
The gentle high mountains of Nesbyen offers fishing, hiking, swimming cycling, canoeing and riding.
Sirdal is a popular ski resort 1.5 hours drive east of Stavanger. Here you will find five ski fields and 220 kilometers of cross-country tracks.
Watch films and read articles from our summer tour in Fjord Norway. River rafting and glacier walking are two of many holiday activities.
Join a boat trip to watch the arctic landscape and wildlife. Or try dog sledding or a snowmobile safari.
We hear the huskies long before we see them. A chorus of barking greets us at Svalbard Villmarkssenter: 40 huskies leaping, yelping and eager to go.
Rauland offers three alpine ski resorts, 93 miles of cross-country tracks and fun winter activities such as tobogganing.
Rauland offers undisturbed nature, varied hiking trails, great fishing, cycling, horse riding and moose safaris with moose guarantee.
The mountains around Rjukan in Southern Norway are perfect for family skiing holidays.
Svalbard Villmarkssenter offers dog sledding, hiking, skiing and other sports activities in wild nature in the Svalbard Islands.