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Most norwegians love the winter. When we’re not busy paving the way through massive ammounts snow to work, we’re enjoying the upsides of it. Such as ski trips, snowboarding, ice skating and snow mobiles.

ski and sleigh rental

If you are visiting Oslo during the winter, you are obliged to try the national sport; cross country skiing. In Marka you will find prepared slopes. The webpage is unfortunately only in Norwegian, but visit us at the office and we will help you.

Skiservice AS
Tomm Murstadbakken 2
To get to Skiservice take the metro line 1 to Voksenkollen station.

ski resorts

Tryvann Vinterpark
Located near the famous Holmenkollen area, a 20 minute subway ride from down town Oslo, you’ll find Tryvann. Oslos most popular ski resort. You can rent equipment and take classes. To get there take the metro number 1 to Frognesetern and go off at Voksenkollen station.

Kolsås Skisenter
Located a 40 minute bus ride from downtown Oslo you will find Kolsås Skisenter. To get there take bus number 143 til Steinskogen.


ice skating

Did you know that the greatest female figure skater of all time, Sonja Henie, was Norwegian? She was a three-time Olympic Champion (1928, 1932, 1936), a ten-time World Champion (1927-1936) and a six-time European Champion (1931-1936). At the height of her acting career she was one of the highest paid movie stars in Hollywood. Be inspired and go figure skating yourself while in Oslo!

Outdoor Skating:

Frogner Stadium
Frogner Stadium
Why not combine your obligational trip to the Vigeland park with some Ice skating at the stadium next door?

Next to the National Theatre, this is as central as you get. Music and lots of people.

Indoor Skating

Seilduksgata 30
Grünerhallen is open between September 14th to March 21st every sunday 1200-1400. It may be possible to book time another day, but Sunday is you safe shot.

Valle Hovin
Innspurten 1
Valle Hovin is open between November 1st to March 9th. Take any metro to Helsfyr.