Norway – Cross Country Newcomers to Venabu

7 days
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DATES Sat 22nd March 2025
- Sat 29th March 2025

7 nights

Learning new sports and especially trying winter snowy activities is very popular amongst our walking women. This hotel is highly recommended as a place to try out cross country skiing with fairly flat terrain. We now offer both Venabua and Daseter so you can explore more of magical Norway and try even more winter experiences. This trip is full inclusive with 2 guides available and an incredible traditional dog sleigh ride included. The hotel has spa facilities and massage on site so a fabulous winter revival holiday.


Dates: Saturday March 22nd to Saturday March 29th  7 nights/6 days cross country skiing with options for other activities or free days if you prefer

Highlights: Wonderful slopes for getting your cross country ski legs, 2 expert guides giving you maximum attention, a trip with the dog sleds.

Guide: Wenche B Lofsgaard and Anita Grey

Walking Grade: We are calling this ‘ a bit of everything ‘ as this is a week in a wonderful Norwegian hotel with easy slopes to find your cross country legs, with longer trails for those with experience, with snow shoeing, dog sledding and facilities to simply chill. This is a winter wonderful experience to enjoy with other like minded women.

Base: Venabu Fjellhotell in the Venabygdsfjellet plateau on the edge of the Rondane National Park. A wonderful family run hotel known for its excellent food and the quality of activities right from the door. It is the place for peace and tranquillity and it has been known as a piece of paradise! Spa facilities and massage available.

The hotel is approx 3 hours from Oslo Gardermoen Airport and a group airport transfer is included with pick up approx 14.00 on Sat 22nd.

You will arrive in time to settle in before the evening meal.

The return will be after breakfast on Saturday March 29th at approx 9am to arrive at the airport at 12.30 so book late afternoon flights on Saturday 29th.

Some people add on a night or two, either before or after the holiday, in Oslo. It is a lovely city for a stop over and we recommend the Thon Opera Hotel tight next to the central station.

Some guests have travelled overland and this is an adventurous option. We can advise on travel and can advise  if you would like a stop over in Oslo.

Price: £1900  per person for the holiday all inclusive:

If you are coming with a partner of friend there is £200 per person discount for sharing a room.Price £1700 per person.

  • en-suite solo occupancy room with a view
  • Extensive buffet breakfasts,
  • Packed lunches
  • All evening meals
  • Cross country ski hire and expert guiding with 2 guides all week so you will be in small groups with tuition.
  • Group  transfer return between Oslo Gardamoen airport and Venabu.
  • A 30 minute dog sled ride

Not included :

  • Travel  to Oslo
  • Any additional l activities not included in our itinerary
  • Drinks from the bar.


Your holiday is in the wonderful wilderness of the Rondane National Park. An ideal base for cross country skiing and other winter activities.

The Park was established in 1962 as Norway’s first national park. Wild reindeer have roamed here for centuries and with any lick you may see some.

Rondane is known for its wonderful winter light with stunning pink mornings and vast blue skies.

We are pleased to bring you this new destination in Norway.


This holiday is about choice,flexibility and experiencing a range of snowy Norwegian activities. It is about relaxing and having saunas and massages and a chance to wind down and be revived and refreshed. We want you to feel pampered and energised.

Breakfast is served from 7am and your activities will start from 9.30am. You will have a choice of varying levels of cross country skiing.

There will be options to try snow shoeing  and winter hiking during the week,

There is also a dog sled ride to experience a different way of travelling around!



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Norway – Cross Country Newcomers to Venabu
DATES Sat 22nd March 2025
- Sat 29th March 2025

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