A true gem in the skiing world Scandinavia is not just where you take the kids to meet Santa, the region boasts some of the best snow and slopes in the Northern hemisphere. Norway, Finland, Sweden and Iceland all have mile upon mile of well pisted glorious runs with resorts like Riksgransen taking advantage of the 24hr midnight sun to the legendary Olympic town of Lillehammer and its non-stop action. With so many resorts to choose from we have given you a helping hand with our to
Scandinavians know snow, they understand the beauty of it and the power of the mountain so a ski holiday here is a sure contender for any bucket list. From the awe inspiring heli-sking mecca of the Troll Peninsula in Iceland to the out of this world experience of Ruka in Findland. Families will love the friendly resort of Trysil in Norway and those seeking adventure will find it in world class Are in Sweden.
Hemsedal – Norway
The very family-friendly Hemsedal ski resort is the most alpine-like of all Norway’s resorts, offering some of Scandinavia’s highest skiing and best snow conditions, with a lot of variety packed into a relatively small ski area. Scenically, it’s stunning – from the top lift the huge panoramic views take in rugged peaks, endless snow-covered fells, forested slopes and huge powder bowls.
With two villages on the mountain being able to ski in / out has never been easier. Skiers have the option of descending from three summits with runs for everyone including some friendly greens, relaxed reds, challenging off piste and 3 parks, one of which is floodlit at night so there is snow end to the fun!