Located just 30 minutes from Oslo City Centre, skiing in Oslo Winterpark is the perfect way to combine a vibrant city stay with a winter sports holiday.
Oslo Winterpark is a fully equipped ski resort, right on the doorstep of Oslo city centre. The ski slopes are meticulously prepared and maintained, plus the terrain park is one of the largest in Norway, and is host to the annual Oakley Arctic Challenge snowboard event. If that’s still not enough for you, then there are also more than 2,000 km of cross-country skiing trails around the Winterpark and through the forests surrounding the city.
Oslo itself is a vibrant city with fun nightlife, and a wide choice of world-class restaurants, as well as a huge selection of museums, galleries and parks to enjoy once you're finished on the slopes. It’s a fun city, and during the winter you can even rent a pair of skates to try ice-skating on a pond in the city centre.
With daily, or more, direct flights to Oslo from a choice of regional UK airports, Oslo Winterpark is the perfect destination for a weekend ski break. And at just 30 minutes from the centre of a world-renowned capital city, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better city break for winter sports lovers.
The right slopes for me?
Excellent: There is a fantastic new beginner’s area at Oslo Winterpark perfect for getting your ski legs and enjoying your first time on the snow. They also have one of the longest green runs in Norway, ideal for developing your skills whilst enjoying a little more of the beautiful mountain scenery.
Excellent: With a great selection of long blue and easy red runs, Oslo Winterpark is an ideal destination for intermediate skiers. They also have one of the largest ski schools in Norway, so there is plenty of chance to hire an instructor or join a group to develop and improve your skiing skills.
Okay: There are a couple of nice black runs and a few options to try some off-piste lines, as well as plenty of reds and blues to develop your skills. For advanced skiers Oslo Winterpark would be suitable for an afternoon, or two, having fun on the snow and working on their technique.
Excellent: There are over 2,000km of cross-country trails in the areas around Oslo, so the cross-country skier will find a haven of beautiful trails and well stocked rest-stops, all reachable within 20-30mins of the city centre.
Good: Snowboarders will find a large selection of jumps, kickers and rails to suit all abilities, from beginners to advanced. There is also a boarder cross, half-pipe and international standard super-pipe all open to the public. Oslo Winterpark hosts the annual Oakley Arctic Championships so the parks and features are all built and maintained to a professional standard.
Activities & Après
Après ski & eating out
Oslo Winterpark has a couple of cosy cafes for lunch and snacks, but within 30mins of finishing on the slopes you can be back in the middle of Oslo, perfect for whatever kind of Après ski you’re after - from drinks to spa treatments. As well as bars, the city also provides a huge selection of restaurants, cafes and eateries to suit all tastes, from quick and easy family fare, to gourmet dining.
The city provides an almost endless choice of additional activities to do alongside skiing, including:
- Opera and Theatre
- Guided tours of the city
- Boat tours (spring only)
For more information and personalised suggestions please speak to your skiNorway expert.