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Winter in Norway

Ski resorts are many and snow conditions usually excellent. Try dog sledging or drive your own snowmobile. And go hunting for the northern lights.

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Skiing by the Hjørundfjord in the Ålesund area in Fjord Norway - Photo: Nils-Erik Bjørholt/Fjord Norge AS

Winter in Norway

Ski resorts are many and snow conditions usually excellent. Try dog sledging or drive your own snowmobile. And go hunting for the northern lights.

Winter in Norway

Source: Visitnorway

Winter in Norway

Skiing

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

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.

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.

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 films

Hunting for the northern lights with the Sami

Follow David Spinx on his journey in Finnmark, where he meets the Sami, gets to taste reindeer meat and goes hunting for the northern lights.

Snowmobile trip and king crab safari

Join Norway host David Spinx on a snowmobile ride and a king crab safari in Finnmark, Northern Norway. Floating in the Barents Sea is also included.

Kirkenes Snow Hotel

Spend a night with David Spinx in a snow hotel in Kirkenes in Northern Norway. And be sure to order a northern lights wake up call before you sleep.

Dog Sledding in Finnmark

Travel to the Pasvikdalen Valley near the Russian border to meet 50 Alaskan huskies, and try dog sledging with Norway host David Spinx.

Winter activities and northern lights

Dog Sledding in Norway

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.

Winter Festivals and Events in Norway

Winter in Norway can be a busy time for visitors, with all the festivals and events taking place in December, January and February every year.

King crab safaris in Finnmark

Come face to face with the red king crab in the Barents Sea outside the coast of Finnmark. Afterwards you are offered a taste of the succulent meat.

Safety in the mountains and wilderness

Safety first

Norwegian nature is beautiful, wild and dramatic, but can surprise you in many ways, so take precautions and stay safe.

Safety in the Norwegian mountains

The Norwegian mountains can be spectacular and memorable, but the weather can change quickly, so prepare your trip well and stay safe.

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See Oslo, ski Oslo

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

Snowmobile trip in Alta

- Everyone with a drivers license can do this. It is much easier than driving a car, says our guide at Alta Friluftspark Resort.

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