Where’s best to Ski in Scandinavia
Swap the high altitudes of the European Alps for the high latitudes of Scandinavia for your next skiing holiday. With longer seasons, better snow and multi activity resorts, Scandinavia is tipped to be the next go-to destination for winter adventures and downhill skiing. Our team is on hand to design the perfect skiing adventure for your family or group of friends. Here is a round up of a few of our favourite Scandi ski resorts.
Best for Families - Geilo, Norway
Hop on the Bergen Railway from Oslo and alight at the mountain resort of Geilo where all you need for a perfect family ski holiday is at your fingertips. Stay at the Vestlia Resort, with its own swimming pool and soft play, just meters away from the ski slopes, creche and ski school. The pistes range in adventure and there’s something for everyone including Nordic ski trails and husky sledding nearby.
Best for Mountains - Beitostolen, Norway
A few hours north of Oslo is the hidden away resort of Beitostolen - a perfect location for a Norwegian road trip combined with ski adventures. The mountain ranges are epic and provide endless spectacular views whether from the town or high up on the ski pistes. Also a family friendly resort with plenty of accommodation options to choose from including luxurious cabins, apartments and the comfortable Radisson Mountain Lodge. There’s lots of other adventures on offer too including husky sledding, cross country skiing and winter sea kayaking.
Best for Northern Lights - Levi, Finland
The bustling resort of Levi in Finnish Lapland offers excellent downhill skiing pistes as well as the chance to witness the magical Northern Lights high up in the Arctic Circle. Choose from over 40 slopes served by up to 26 lifts, as well as miles of Nordic ski trails and snowmobile tracks that encircle the slopes. Accommodation options include Levi Design Hotel, Levi Glass Igloos and Levi Spirit - luxury chalets with private hosts.
Best for Off Piste - Riksgränsen abd Björkliden, Sweden
Another epic mountain resort in Sweden’s Arctic North - providing challenging slopes for adventure junkies where you can ‘earn your turns’ with a private guide. Enjoy advanced ski touring in Sweden’s pristine back country which is not only for adults but for kids too on special tailored off piste sessions. And there’s something for everyone, as ski school is on offer as well as beautiful cabins with hot tubs and views.
Our team is on hand to tailor the perfect skiing trip for you. Get in touch with us and we’ll make sure you achieve your goals in the right resort and with the right mix of accommodation and adventures.