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Take your pick of some hotels of great character in very special places and enjoy the beauty of winter either with or without skis. The cross-countryski domains stretch for miles, but you can also go snowshoeing or dog-sledding, seek out the Northern Lights, or embark on a great winter journey.
We offer snow holidays in Norway which offer both skiing and non-skiing activities. In keeping with our Slow holiday philosophy, the focus is on appreciating the snow-clad scenery. How you do that is up to you. Cross-country skiing, dog-sledding, a journey on the iconic Flåm Railway and through the fjords, snow-shoeing, a break in Tromsø to look for the Northern Lights, downhill skiing… Whatever you choose, you stay at charming, family-run hotels, hand-picked by us for the warmth of their welcome.
Where to escape the crowds on a snow holiday in Norway
When it comes to cross-country skiing, Norway has few equals. Fefor, Sjusjøen and Spidsbergseter feel refreshingly removed from everyday life; each place is paradise for cross-country skiers of all levels and also offers dog-sledding and snowshoeing. Geilo and Beitostølen, meanwhile, cater for both cross-country and downhill skiers, giving them wide appeal.
Our non-skiing holidays in Norway also explore some special places. Enjoy an all-round Nordic experience in Hindsæter; head to the city of Tromsø on a Northern Lights break; or discover majestic fjords by boat and train.
Travelling from outside the UK?
To give you a good idea of how we can tailor our trips to your individual requirements, take a look at the section of the website specifically devoted to travellers from outside the UK.
Alternatively, if you’d prefer to get the low-down on Inntravel holidays from someone who has first-hand experience, you can email Phil Wise. Based in California, Phil has taken many trips with us over the years, and will be happy to give you general information about travelling to Europe and the overall Inntravel holiday experience from an American perspective.
Choosing the right cross-country skiing holiday in Norway
In Norway cross-country skiing is a national pastime, but that doesn’t mean that the trails are only for intermediates and advanced skiers. On the contrary, if you’re new to cross-country skiing, Norway is a great choice – the domains cater well for beginners, and there’s no shortage of English-speaking instructors. Deciding on your level will help you pick the right winter holiday:
No previous experience; requires lessons. Should stick to green trails for cross-country skiing or nursery slopes for downhill skiing.
Has skied before and technique is now sufficiently honed to tackle red routes with confidence.
Highly experienced. Able to cope with the most difficult of trails/pistes (those graded black).
Why choose Inntravel for your winter holiday in Norway
The essential ingredients of Inntravel snow holidays in Norway are unspoiled villages; serene landscapes; hand-picked hotels promising first-rate hospitality and cuisine; plus the freedom to enjoy the snow your way. All of which makes for a memorable winter holiday…
Reliable local information
To enrich your holiday experience, we provide you with practical, up-to-date information – for example, about the activities available in the vicinity and the opening times of hire shops and ice rinks – as well as an overview of local culture and history, and suggestions of interesting places you may wish to visit.
Flexible means smooth…
Just like a warm up before skiing or snowshoeing, a little time spent tailoring the arrangements makes for a smooth trip. Ask us to organise flights from your local airport (or rail travel from London), pre-book your equipment hire and/or lessons, arrange a room upgrade or add a city break to your snow holiday.
Holiday with the experts
Whether you’re a seasoned skier or a novice, it’s best to take expert advice. At Inntravel we’ve been offering winter holidays in the snow since 1985, so we’ve learned a few things. Our friendly staff – who have first-hand knowledge of our featured hotels – will answer your queries and help you to plan and book your ideal snow experience.