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Tour Overview

A friendly, family-run hotel in a spectacular setting, offering complete escapism. Totally reliable snow and a good chance of seeing the Northern Lights, especially in December and January, make for a truly magical Norway winter family holiday. Super value and great discounts for children in school holidays.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Venabu
We meet you at Oslo Airport for the transfer to Venabu (3hrs) in time for dinner.

Days 2-7: Typical itinerary
Once you're kitted out with your boots, poles and skis, beginners start the week with a skiing lesson, learning the principles of gliding on snow, with the flat nursery area outside the hotel perfect for post lesson practice! Improvers have the option of joining a tuition session to gain confidence in their uphill and downhill technique. Everyone is invited to join the ski tours (daily except Wednesdays), which cater for different ability levels with the opportunity of switching between groups mid-week. The guides aim to show you as much of the stunning Norwegian landscape as possible - if you're lucky, you may even encounter some of the local wildlife, such as mountain hares, hawk owls and wild reindeer - as well as giving tips on technique to help you ski more efficiently and have more fun! On Wednesdays, you are free to explore by yourself, practise your skills (private ski lessons are available; payable locally), try one of the other winter activities - such as dogsledding - or join your guide for an excursion on snowshoes (payable locally). Ski safaris (50% off-track) are also available for advanced skiers, which are offered on departures from 20 February to 13 March 2021 inclusive.

Day 8: Return home
We take you to Oslo Airport for your flight home.

Single Supplement

Add 10 per night for East wing single, add 15 per night for East wing double. There is no single supplement on 2 Jan and 23 Jan 2021 departures

Accommodation

Venabu Fjellhotel (3 star)
This traditional hotel is in a magnificent isolated location on the plateau above Ringebu. You can choose to stay in either the east wing (20 standard rooms) or the west wing (36 superior rooms) and everyone can use the hotel's saunas. All rooms in the hotel are en-suite and are mostly twin with the traditional single beds which are end to end. There are no tea/coffee making facilities in the rooms, however, both tea and coffee are available from reception all day. Wi-Fi is available for free in the hotel although signal is best in the comfortable bar area with fireplace. Within the main building you have a boot room, a drying room, sauna, games room, TV room, traditional hand-made product shop, a large lounge area with a bar for relaxing after dinner, and two spacious sitting rooms with open fireplaces.

Travel

Out: Scandinavian Airlines Heathrow to Oslo Gardermoen 10:20/13:30, 16/02 - 10:55/13:55 (transfer to hotel, 3 hours, provided). Return: Oslo Gardermoen to Heathrow 15:05/16:25.

Your Peace of Mind Options

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    Headwater requires a deposit of 20% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 56 days before departure..

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Dates & Availability

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Saturday Mar 13, 2021

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Saturday Mar 20, 2021

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Saturday Mar 27, 2021

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Saturday Apr 03, 2021

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Sunday Dec 19, 2021

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Sunday Dec 26, 2021

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Saturday Feb 26, 2022

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Saturday, Jan 08, 2022

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