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Skiing in Norway

More fun, more snow, more choice. The Norwegian ski season typically lasts for six months and usually offers good snow conditions throughout.

Mountain Guide

Find detailed information on the main mountain regions in Norway. Galdhøpiggen in Jotunheimen is the tallest mountain at 8,100 feet above sea level.

The 10 Largest Ski Resorts in Norway

Choose skiing close to the capital of Oslo. Travel to Norway's largest ski resort in Trysil or to the oldest in Geilo. All resorts are child friendly.

Snowkiting in Norway

Reach speeds of up to 60 miles per hour on Hardangervidda.

Back to the Roots: Telemark Skiing in Norway

Invented high in the Norwegian mountains, the elegant style of Telemark skiing leaves you thrilled and excited.

Popular Areas for Cross-country Skiing

Cross-country skiing in Norway is free of charge. Well-groomed tracks are found in large parts of the country. Here are some recommended areas.

Snowboarding in Norway

Oslo Winter Park and Vierli lead the scene. Hemsedal has good off-piste snowboarding and many parks offer high international standards.

Winter at Høvringen

Høvringen is a traditional cross-country skiing area within Rondane national park.

Sign up for Skiing Lessons

Get the more fun out of your skiing holiday by learning to ski at Norwegian ski schools.

Winter in Oppdal

Oppdal Ski Resort is located south of Trondheim in Central Norway, and offers several ski lifts and plenty of pistes spread over four mountains.

Winter in Vrådal

Try alpine skiing and snowboarding at Vrådal Panorama Ski Center, or cross-country skiing in the surrounding mountains.

Alpine skiing in Norway

Go skiing in the same tracks as Olympic gold medallists Lasse Kjus and Alberto Tomba at Hafjell, or choose another recommended ski resort.

The history of skiing

People have been skiing for more than 4,000 years in Norway. In fact, this is where skiing first became a sport.

Winter Activities in Hedmark

Hedmark is renowned for its stable climate, excellent snow conditions and miles and miles of groomed cross-country ski tracks.

Winter in Nordland

See the northern lights, join a killer whale safari, experience the Lofoten Fishery or go skiing in Narvik.

Winter activities in Troms

Winters in Troms feature blue light, northern lights and white snow.

Top 10 Snowboard Parks in Norway

The Norwegian Snowboard Association recommends the top 10 snowboard parks in Norway. Oslo Winter Park is among their favourites.

Winter in Tromsø

In winter, expect moderate temperatures, loads of snow, skies lit up by the northern lights and a busy cultural scene in Tromsø.

Winter at Gjøvik, Land and Toten

Gjøvik, Land and Toten offer floodlit trails, ski centres, ski jumps and skating rinks.

Winter in Ringerike

Several places in Ringerike have good snow conditions during the winter months. If you want to, you can go cross-country skiing all the way to Oslo.

Winter at Beitostølen

Beitostølen is a small mountain village offering lifts and slopes for alpine skiing and snowboarding, and trails for cross-country skiing.

What to do in the Hardangerfjord Region

Hiking on Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau, glacier walking on Folgefonna and fjord cruises are popular ways of experiencing this region of contrast.

Summer Skiing in Norway

Norway’s biggest summer ski center at Stryn is situated at the edge of the famous Jostedalsbreen Glacier.

Winter in Ryfylke

Sauda in Fjord Norway is a great winter destination, offering Alpine and cross-country skiing as well as winter fishing, ski boat, hiking and more.

See Oslo, ski Oslo

Skiing enthusiasts don't have to head to the mountains for a wintry holiday.

Winter by the Sognefjord

Wake up with a fjord view and go skiing in the mountains. Some of the best snow conditions in Norway are only minutes away from the Sognefjord.

Winter in Bergen

Winter is the time for some excellent cross-country skiing near Bergen, and there are fantastic downhill slopes for those looking for action.

What to Do in Narvik

The Ofotfjord is the perfect location for fishing. For those who love mountaineering, Narvik is surrounding by fantastic mountains

Winter in Gol in Hallingdal

Experience winter in Gol. The family-friendly mountain resort offers cross-country, alpine skiing and many other winter activities.

Winter in Narvik

Winters can be cold and harsh, but they also offer the chance to catch a glimpse of the northern lights and to join action packed outdoor adventures.

Winter in Røldal

Røldal is known to be extremely snow-secure. Here you will find some of Norway's best off-piste skiing in steep rocky terrain.

What to do in Oslo

Oslo's unique location means almost unlimited opportunities for fun. Hike in the forest, swim in the fjord and go to a concert - all on the same day.

Winter at Hafjell

Hafjell is a large and complete alpine ski centre with a varied selection of runs. The centre is located 15 kilometres from Lillehammer.

Winter at Kvitfjell

Kvitfjell is a modern top quality ski resort that was built for the Lillehammer Winter Olympics in 1994.

Winter in Ål

Ål is a winter wonderland offering cross-country and downhill skiing, as well as other outdoor activities like dog sledding, sleigh rides or kiting.

Winter at Bjorli and Lesja

Bjorli is known for large snow amounts from early October to late April.

Winter in Nesbyen

Nesbyen is a complete winter sport destination with an alpine ski center, kilometers of cross-country tracks and good possibilities for snowkiting.

Winter in Numedal

The mountains and valleys around Numedal are usually covered in fresh snow from December to Easter.

Winter at Norefjell

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.

Winter in Geilo

Geilo offers a selection of family-friendly slopes, some of which are floodlit at night. Hundreds of kilometres of cross-country trails await.

Winter in Skeikampen

Skeikampen is a family-friendly ski resort located just three hours from Oslo and 35 minutes from Lillehammer.

Winter in Voss

One ski destination, two ski centers, and a long skiing tradition - Voss, the winter capital in Fjord Norway, offers much skiing fun.

Winter in Hovden

Hovden, located 2788 feet above sea level in the Setesdal Valley in Southern Norway, guarantees a long snow season.

Winter in Hemsedal

Hemsedal is one of the top ski resorts in Northern Europe. Snow conditions are stable, and the resort boasts plenty of ski lifts and slopes.

Winter Activities in Innherred

Ice fishing and cross-country skiing are popular winter activities in Innherred.

Winter activities in Kristiansund and Nordmøre

Wintertime in Kristiansund and Nordmøre normally offers loads of snow and great skiing. You can also join a killer whale safari.

Winter in Stryn and Nordfjord

White snow, beautiful slopes and groomed cross-country trails all await in Stryn and Nordfjord.

Winter in Valdres

With 1,500 kilometers of cross-country trails and seven alpine centers, Valdres is one of Norway’s most attractive winter destinations.

Winter in Molde and Romsdal

The winter season normally lasts from December to April/May in Molde and Romsdal. Go skiing in Bjorli, join an organised trip or try ice-climbing.

Winter in the Fjell & Fjord region

Hemsedal, Geilo, Ål, Gol and Nesbyen together represent a comprehensive and concentrated ski region.

Winter in Jotunheimen

In Jotunheimen you have the possibilities for cross-country skiing, alpine skiing and experiences in the snow without skis.

What to do in Jotunheimen

Hiking, glacier walking, river rafting and summer skiing are actitivites you can participate in whilst visiting Jotunheimen.

Free game: Holmenkollen Ski Jump

Try jumping in the new Holmenkollen Ski Jump with our new and fun game. Compete with your friends and millions of others worldwide.

Winter in the Arendal Region

Winter in Arendal Region is beautiful, and there is a calm atmosphere for you to enjoy.

National Geographic recommends active holidays in Norway

National Geographic Adventure recommends Ålesund and Tromsø for hiking, surfing, skiing and biking. And there is more.

Winter in Moss

The Moss region offers a mild winter climate. However, you can go skiing at Middagsåsen Skisenter when the weather permits.

Winter activities in the Drammen Region

Go skating in the middle of Drammen, try cross-country skiing in Finnemarka, or go snowboarding at Drammen Ski Centre.

Winter in the Lillehammer region

Lillehammer is one of the oldest winter sport destinations in Norway and offers excellent opportunities for alpine and cross-country skiing.

Winter in Haugesund and Haugalandet

The nearest ski resort to Haugesund and Haugalandet is Røldal. Here you will find downhill runs and cross-country tracks.

Winter in Vesterålen

Try deep sea fishing under the northern lights this winter. This is one of several exciting activities you can enjoy in the Vesterålen Islands.
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After ski and sea in Lofoten

Join an action-packed trip in the Lofoten where RIB-safari, summit skiing, deep sea fishing and culinary experiences are all part of the experience.

Winter activities in Bodø

Few Norwegian towns and cities are so close to the wilderness as Bodø. Here winter activities under the northern lights are right on your doorstep.

Winter in Røros

Winter in Røros is a sparkling winter dream.

What to do in Hovden

Hike one of several summits in the Hovden area, fish for trout in one of the local lakes, or go cross-country skiing on top-class tracks come winter.

What to do in Harstad

Bring some good shoes when you visit Harstad. Experience the town's attractions and nearby nature on foot.

Winter in Sirdal

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.

Winter in the Hamar Region

Hedmarksvidda is a mountain plateau with gentle features and immense vastness.

Winter in Ålesund and Sunnmøre

Skiing with a fjord view. Sunnmøre's fjords and mountains are a perfect backdrop to unique and family-friendly winter adventures.

What to do in Ål

Ål has many activities for you to enjoy. Try for example cross-country skiing during winter or cycling in the summer.

Top winter destinations and activities in Telemark

The county of Telemark in Southern Norway is known as the cradle of skiing, and is the largest ski region in the country.

Winter in Rjukan

The mountains around Rjukan in Southern Norway are perfect for family skiing holidays.

Winter in Rauland

Rauland offers three alpine ski resorts, 150 kilometers of cross-country tracks and fun winter activities such as tobogganing.

Arctic adventures with Svalbard Villmarkssenter

Svalbard Villmarkssenter offers dog sledding, hiking, skiing and other sports activities in wild nature in the Svalbard Islands.

What to do in Svalbard

Join a boat trip to watch the arctic landscape and wildlife. Or try dog sledding or a snowmobile safari.
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