Voss Resort Guide

Voss Resort

The ski school and ski hire shop are based in the Bavallen area, which offers floodlit skiing on the slopes Wednesdays and Fridays from 18.00-21.00. This area offers fantastic views overlooking the town of Voss.

There are 2 free of charge children’s areas. The Grebbesbakken ski slope at Bavallen with its child friendly magic carpet lift and Badnakrokjen at Slettafjellet. Badnakrokjen is a dedicated children’s area and professionally led programme of activities.

From November to February there are guided walks every Tuesday evening leaving from the town centre at 18.00 for 15 NOK (approx. £1.70). Group cross country trips are available on Sundays from January to May.

Bergen Railway

One of the great attractions of Norway is the spectacular scenery - the journey from Bergen to Voss is a highlight in its own right. Travel past fjords, pine forests and dramatic rock formations as you wind through the countryside to the mountains.

The best way to admire the landscape is by joining the train and experiencing Northern Europe's highest railway and one of the world's top 20 rail adventures. The Norwegian trains are modern and comfortable with large windows allowing you to take in the scenery. This is a relaxing and rewarding journey - the perfect way to get you to and from Voss!

Flåm Railway

Take a day trip to the fjords and discover the Flåm Railway. This is one of Norway’s most visited tourist attractions and is easily accessible from Voss as a day trip. The train from Voss ascends to 1,300 metres taking you across the roof of Norway over the Hardangervidda, the largest mountain plateau in Europe and Norway’s largest national park.

You pass the Hardangerjøkulen glacier, which was filmed in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes back, before reaching the mountain station of Myrdal. From here you join the Flåm Railway - a technical masterpiece that twists 12.5 miles descending half a mile to the valley bottom through dramatic scenery, waterfalls and finally meeting Aurlandsfjord at the base of the Aurlandsdalen valley. This is known as Norway’s Grand Canyon, rich in nature and with breathtaking scenery - all in all a must do trip!

Activities

Indoor skydiving - If you’ve ever wanted to fly but don’t fancy jumping out of a plane this is a fantastic experience! Full gear and teaching included, you’ll be soaring in no time.

Stalheim Folk museum - This museum shows a timeline of the changes in rural Norway from the late middle ages to today. Located at the Stalheim Hotel, there are objects from both farm and manor house life.

Finnesloftet - A 15 minute walk from Voss town centre, this national monument, built in 1295, is Norway’s oldest wooden non-ecclesiastical building. The medieval banqueting hall is the only one of its kind still standing.

Voss Folkemuseum - A local museum showing the history of the area, including preserving the Mølstertunet farmstead with all its original buildings.

Indoor swimming pool - with slide, diving pool, sauna, and at weekends a floating obstacle course!

 

Maps

Resort Map

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Trail map

Resort Map route map

Resort Stats

Season
December to May
Nearest airport
Bergen
Flight time
2 hours
Direct flight
Yes
Transfer time
From 1 hour 15 minutes
Transport
Rail, transfer or car hire
Elevation
3,100 ft
Vertical drop
2,910 ft
Avg snowfall
6 - 15 ft
Ski area
40 km
Ski lifts
11
Runs
14
Grade
20% advanced 55% intermediates 25% beginners
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