Norefjell Ski Holidays

Norefjell is the perfect mountain retreat. Ski Northern Europe's greatest vertical drop and enjoy tree-line skiing all the way to the fjord - simply spectacular!
Andy Hemingway
Sales & Product Manager - Scandinavia
Norefjell is the perfect mountain retreat. Ski Northern Europe's greatest vertical drop and enjoy tree-line skiing all the way to the fjord - simply spectacular!
Andy Hemingway
Sales & Product Manager - Scandinavia


Average: 4 (1 vote)
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  • Family Friendly
  • Quick Transfer Time

A former Olympic host, this wooded resort has the biggest vertical drop in Norway. For a tranquil retreat, it’s a great discovery.

Less than two hours from Oslo, the little resort of Norefjell (pronounced Nora-Fee-Yell) hosted the Winter Olympics in 1952. Since then, it’s stayed relatively under the radar - we think it’s well worth rediscovering.

In a wooded section of the Scandes Mountains, the ski area has Norway’s greatest vertical drop - you can ski all the way from the summit to fjord below. Although the black pistes are some of Norway’s steepest, most of the terrain is better suited to beginners and improvers. And with the ski school managed by Norway's former national ski team coach, learners are in good hands.

The ski-in ski-out accommodation sits at mid-altitude, so you can slide downhill each morning, or catch a lift to the summit. Off the slopes, the focus is on winter activities - such as ice-skating and indoor climbing - rather than après drinking. This makes ski holidays in Norefjell a great choice for families.

Every holiday is tailor-made, just for you.

Call 01273 224060 for advice from our ski specialists.

Resort Guide

Norefjell Resort Guide

Make the most of your Norefjell ski holiday with our insider tips.

Resort stats

November - April
Nearest airport
Oslo Gardermoen
Flight time
2 hours
Direct flight
Transfer time
2 hours
Shared shuttle bus / private transfer / car hire
1,188 m / 3,898 ft
Vertical drop
1,010 m / 3,314 ft
Avg snowfall
1.25 m / 4 ft
Ski area
25 km
Ski lifts
12% advanced
27% intermediates
61% beginners


Resort Map

Google piste view


All properties in Norefjell are ski-in ski-out and, set mid-way down the ski area, many rooms have spectacular views. Substantial investment in recent years means that many of the hotels are modern and have fantastic facilities - Norefjell Ski & Spa won Best Spa and Resort in Norway.

We’ve stayed at both our Norefjell hotels, so call us for advice and we’ll recommend the best one for you.

Featured accommodation

Norefjellhytta Exterior
  • Close to Slopes
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Half Board Available
  • Ski-in Ski-out
An exclusive boutique property, overlooking the fjord, offering just 3 rooms delivered with an exceptional personal touch.
Norefjell Ski & Spa Exterior
  • Close to Slopes
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Ski-in Ski-out
  • Spa
Modern facilities and stylish furnishing make this a great mountain escape, Norefjell Ski & Spa offers unique experiences for all.


See our Norefjell offers for some excellent savings and superb package prices.

Giving you the best available prices, the offers below are based on our lowest cost departure dates. We can save you money on many other dates and properties but we can't show every single offer here - for more options, please call us on 01273 224 068 or request a quotation.


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08/03/2019 Sarah Webster

An excellent resort, the only downside being the number of button and T bar lifts, however I had read previous reviews of the resort and was expecting this. A great family resort. The ski instructors were excellent, English speaking and patient and the children loved their lessons.

04/03/2019 Matt Worley

Spa hotel and ski area absolutely fantastic for family ski trips. Facilities were excellent at the hotel, food at buffet was also good quality. Skiing very enjoyable for all the family just about enough to for one week. Two drag lifts out from hotel to main area slowed us down a little especially with only 90 mins of non children skiing whilst they were in the lesson, meant we had to rush back as soon as we were over the other side.

01/03/2019 Shelly Wraight

We were looking for an easy first family ski trip option and feel Norefjell was a great recommendation from you. It fitted the bill perfectly for us - thank you.

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29th January 2019 - Craig Charley

This past weekend has seen bumper snowfall in Norway - up to half a metre in places - resulting in heaps of fun on the slopes. Sadly, none of our team were there to enjoy it, but we've heard great things from our customers and from the resorts themselves. Geilo 'Magical' is the right word to...