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Flirty February

The month of love!

The sunlight is gradually returning, but there is still much more winter to enjoy.

Snow makes everyone playful! And there are plenty of other amazing ways to have fun in February, too.

Get ready for...

1. A Valentine's getaway

Made plans for Valentine's yet? Bring your crush to a romantic spa, surrounded by beautiful nature.

Are you planning to pop the question? There are lots of perfect spots in Norway for that very special moment, too!

2. Incredible skiing!

Norwegian ski resorts have plenty of snow this year, so bring the whole family for a fun and unforgettable getaway on the slopes.

Snow magic guaranteed!

See our top family ski resorts!

3. Skrei season

This time of year, millions of Atlantic cod, called skrei, migrate from the Barents Sea to Northern Norway to spawn.

The small fishing villages of Lofoten and Vesterålen teem with life from now until April. The cod are dried on racks to make tørrfisk, stockfish. 

Join a scenic fishing tour, and stay in a cosy rorbu, a fisherman's cabin. And remember that skrei season also means gourmet seafood meals all over the country!

Learn more about skrei and plan your skrei adventure.

4. A culinary treat

Whether you are with someone special, a friend, your family, or solo, sometimes you just deserve a delicious meal.

Visit an exclusive restaurant, like one of the world's most unique seafood restaurants, Iris at Salmon Eye in Hardanger.

5. Cultural experiences

Winter is perfect for indoor activities and artsy escapes! Did you know that Oslo has become a cultural hotspot and is one of the hippest art cities in Europe right now? 

See works like The Scream by renowned Norwegian painter, Edvard Munch, at the new MUNCH museum!

#6. Mountain climbing - with skis

February is the beginning of peak ski touring season in Norway!

Experienced or not, Norway has a mountain for everyone!

Never tried it before? Join a guided tour for beginners.

7. Sami adventures

The Sami, the indigenous people of Norway, whose home spans several northern countries, celebrate their national day on February 6th! Go reindeer sledding and learn more about their fascinating ancient culture. 

Experience Sami culture and visit the land of the Sami!

8. Dog sledding

Wrap yourself in thick sheepskins and let your new four-legged friends pull you across beautiful, snow-covered landscapes!

You can experience the thrill of dog sledding at several places in the country!

9. King crab safaris

King crabs from Norway are a delicacy around the world.

Join a safari to catch the tasty sea monsters in Kirkenes, Varanger or the North Cape in Northern Norway!

10. Ice hotels

Step inside a real-life fairytale at an ice hotel.

If you prefer warmer surroundings, but still want a wonderful experience, check in to a more conventional exclusive hotel.

Maybe Aurora will dance in the sky above you!

11. Cross country skiing

It's said that Norwegians are born with skis on their feet. Although that might not be true from a clinical perspective, you will find lots of Norwegians cross country skiing on freshly groomed trails in winter!

Don't worry if you are a beginner — there are a plenty of courses you can join.  

12. Hunderfossen Winter Park

Welcome to the world of fairytales! At Hunderfossen, you can experience a fantasy world in both winter and summer.

If you love skiing, hit the slopes at the Hafjell Ski Resort, just across the river!

Next up: March

Discover even more amazing winter experiences in Norway.

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