Feel the snow under your skis!

Explore some of Norway’s best ski destinations this winter! We have hotels close to ski resorts and cross-country ski trails. Perfect for families, groups of friends or the off-piste enthusiast.


Scandic Hafjell 

Stay right next to one of the country’s best ski resorts. Scandic Hafjell is located 700 metres from  Hafjell ski resort , offering 44 km of slopes divided into 32 runs, from green to black levels of difficulty, as well as several areas for those wanting to test their twin-tip or snowboarding skills. In addition, there are 600 km of fantastic cross-country ski trails in the area. Let the gondola take you to the top of the mountain, and then glide right onto the cross-country ski trails. Hafjell ski resort is part of  Lillehammer Ski Resort , and the ski pass gives you access to 5 different skiing facilities. Our hotel offers many of the facilities you can expect to find at a mountain hotel, with everything from ski storage, sauna, indoor pool to a cosy sitting room with fireplace where you can relax and enjoy a drink after an active day on the slopes. 

 Photo: Scandic/ Vegard Breie, hafjell.no


Scandic Lillehammer Hotel and Scandic Victoria Lillehammer

Plan an active and fun trip to Lillehammer and stay at one of our hotels here. Our hotels are located centrally in the city, within walking distance of both buses and trains. The alpine resorts - Hafjell, Kvitfjell, Skeikampen, Gala and Sjusjoen - are all located in the Lillehammer region and Gudbrandsdalen. The  Opplandstrafikk bus which travels  to Hafjell,  stops  right outside our hotel and departs every morning and returns in the afternoon.  Together, the 5  ski resorts make up the Lillehammer Ski Resort which can be visited using the same lift pass. For the daring, don't miss a visit to Lillehammer Olympic bob and luge track, where you can test bob rafting and four-man bobsleigh. 

  Photo: Scandic/visitnorway.com


Starting from Scandic Ringsaker  and Scandic Hamar , you have access to incredible ski areas in the immediate vicinity and several just a short drive away. Every winter in Ringsaker municipality, enough snow for roughly 800 km of ski trails, both regular and lit, is transported up and prepared.

Only one hour's drive from Hamar is Sjusjoen, which has been voted Norway's best cross-country skiing destination for several years in a row. You can enjoy using a professionally prepared 350 km trail network in the midst of incredible natural scenery. A shorter drive away you’ll find Vollkoia ski track network in Brumunddal. This network of tracks forms part of the Hedmarksvidda track network where you can choose shorter or longer trips. See trip proposals here.

If you’re staying at Scandic Ringsaker, there’s no better feeling than hopping into the pool after a day of strenuous skiing activities.


Stay at Scandic Seilet or Scandic Alexandra and experience speed and excitement at the Tusten ski centre located only 10 minutes from downtown Molde and an hour from Kristiansund.

Tusten starts at 100 metres above sea level and offers lifts and slopes up to 700 metres above sea level. From here, there are  fantastic free skiing opportunities in Ost- and Vestfjella at 500 metres with varied and challenging free skiing terrain. Tusten has maybe Norway’s best and safest kid's ski slope. The slope is perfectly contoured for learning slalom skiing/snowboarding or for kids to improve their skiing and enjoy fun games on skis. Altogether, the ski runs descend 3,400 metres spread over 10 slopes. The long lift takes you all the way to the peak and offers you  a spectacular panoramic view of Molde with its 222 mountain peaks! The facility has  4 floodlit slopes totalling 3,000 metres and is open in the evenings from Monday to Friday.

Tusten has a large ski inn that serves home-cooked food and offers ski rentals, ski school and a ski service/repair shop, as well as free parking in a large car park.

There are also excellent opportunities for cross-country skiing enthusiasts. From Tusten, there are trails that take you to Skaret and Moldemarka. For example, take a ski tour from Tusten and around Overlandsvannet lake.


Scandic Narvik

Take your skiing to new heights in Narvikfjellet,  one of Scandinavia's most challenging ski resorts. Families with kids, as well as beginners, can use a separate kid's lift and several adapted slopes with jumps, kid's games and snow park elements. For the more experienced alpine skier,  the  resort offers  several technical slope s that are guaranteed  to pump up anyone’s adrenaline. Narvikfjellet features one of Scandinavia's largest vertical drops  enabling  you to enjoy  world-class off-piste skiing. The  alpine facility starts in the town centre at approx. 200 metres above sea level, and the ski lifts take you up to 1006 m above sea level within 10-15 minutes. End the day on a high and visit our hotel’s skybar on the 16th floor. We offer a ski package in Narvik. Read more  here.

Photo: Kjetil Janson / Narvikfjellet.no 


Scandic Valdres

Valdres  offers a varied and exciting alpine and snowboard scene with slopes for everyone. Test the summits of the Jotunheimen foothills or experience an abundance of winter activities for the whole family. Scandic Valdres is located a short drive from, for example, Beitostolen, Aurdal Fjellpark and Vaset ski resorts. These destinations share a joint lift pass that can be used in all the different ski resorts, so you’ll have the chance to experience different slopes every day. Scandic Valdres enjoys an idyllic location on the shores of Strandefjord in Fagernes and offers facilities such as a gym, pool and sauna. Our hotel is  located just an hour away by car from Valdresflya. For more inspiration plus a list of activities available in Valdres, check this out.


Photo: Scandic/ C.H. Visitnorway  


Scandic Sortland is located in the middle of Vesteralen making it the perfect base for a round trip in our district. The mountains in Vesteralen are made for snowshoeing and skiing - either on groomed trails, ski slopes or virgin snow. If your passion is telemarking, randonee skiing or snowboarding, you’ll be delighted to find descents in all directions in the Vesteral mountains. In Vesteralen, there are plenty of groomed trails and facilities for hiking and cross-country skiing. The longest trails, which are also lit, can be found in Sortlandsmarka, on Hadseloya and on Ase on Andoya.
Vesteralen offers great opportunities to enjoy skiing against an amazing backdrop of mountains and sea. It’s still possible to find untouched areas here, giving you the chance to make the first track yourself, many days after the last snowfall.

You can experience everything at the same time here – the mountains, the sea and the magnificent Northern Lights!


Scandic Svolær and Scandic Leknes Lofoten

Just the place if you want to ski in a spectacular landscape and experience world-class nature, with jagged mountain tops surrounded by blue water. Lofoten  is an ideal destination for mountain trips during winter since off-piste skiing is all the rage. Stay on an idyllic private island at Scandic Svolvær or in the wild west at Scandic Leknes Lofoten. The slopes at Lofoten Alpinsenter and Kongstind Alpinsenter are open for the less daring, or for families on holiday.

Photo: Sverre Hjornvik/Scandic Hotels


Scandic Voss 

Scandic Voss opened in January 2020, and is the biggest and newest hotel in Voss. The hotel features a restaurant, bar, shuffleboard, workout facility and sauna as well as Scandic’s award-winning breakfast. If you’re arriving by train, the location of our hotel is excellent since it is on the very platform itself. The Voss Resort ski facility is accessible via a gondola line running right from the train station, our next-door neighbour. In just 9 minutes you’ll find yourself on the slopes at 820 metres above sea level. The ski resort has 11 lifts, 24 alpine slopes for all levels, kid's trails, terrain park, cross-country trails and 4 warming huts with catering options.

In winter we offer  skiing packages including overnight stays with breakfast included as well as lift passes where you can ride the gondola up and down as often as you like. 

Welcome to Voss ‘alpine village’!


Scandic hotels in Oslo 

Book your ski holiday to Oslo this winter and stay at one of our many hotels in Oslo.  Oslo's largest ski resor t, Oslo Vinterpark, is not far from the centre of Oslo, and if cross-country skiing is your passion, Nordmarka offers a large network of trails. The winter park offers varied challenges with a total of 18 slopes and 11 ski lifts, of which 3 are chair lifts. Oslo is the ideal destination if you are looking to combine a city getaway with winter activities. 


Trondheim offers 250 kilometres of ski trails in Bymarka which is located just outside downtown Trondheim. You’ll find 6 illuminated slopes offering skiing for family outings and for serious training runs. Bring your cross-country skis with you, and head out on the ski trails crossing country fields during the day and return to enjoy culinary delights in Trondheim’s restaurant district in the evening.

Ski slopes in Trondheim