Cross-Country skiing holidays
Ski trip Peer Gynt | 2024
The Week’s Program
Program for 7 nights and 8 days
The information for the kilometres in this program is to understand as a minimum – you are free to enlarge the daily stags as you please.
International flight to Oslo-Gardermoen from the airport of your choice. The starting point of your tour is Vinstra which your reach conveniently by train directly from Oslo Airport (departure 14.29h). The travel takes around three hours. From Vinstra Station the hotel bus of your first hotel (Dalseter Hotel) brings you to your first accommodation: check-in and dinner.
Sunday: A day in Espedalen
On the first day you can explore the Espedalen area, because right on your doorstep you will find a 220 km network of cross-country ski trails, all for the classic technique. Familiarise yourself with the trails, the maps and your ski equipment. You can arrange this familiarisation day as you wish.
Monday: Espedalen – Fefor (18 km)
On Monday you start on the perfectly prepared tracks going south again. Goal of this day is the majestic Fefor Hotel where in the past even the Norwegian Nobility was seeking their relaxation. Here a fantastic ambiance awaits you with an expansive view over the mountains and in the lobby of the hotel café and fresh cakes on the cosy fireplace.
Rest for a day and enjoy the magnificent Fefor Hotel with its pool and sauna, or get back on your cross-country skis to explore the area? It's up to you - you shape the day in Fefor and on its cross-country trails.
© Discover NorwayView towards Gälä
© Discover NorwayNorwegian hospitality and nature
© Discover Norway
Wednesday: Fefor – Gälä (14 km)
There is now packing again today, you can start to explore directly. The trails curl along the hills of the Fjell. Good and clear signs help you on each furcation to organize your tour and your day. Back in the hotel at Gälä again a superb dinner and the sauna are waiting for you.
Today you don't have to pack your suitcase, but can explore the cross-country trails in the area right away. A varied network of trails winds its way along the Fjell mountains. Well signed, you can decide at each junction how far you want to ski that day. Dinner at the hotel in Gälä.
Friday: Gälä – Skeikampen (28 km)
The last day of the tour takes you from Gälä to Skeikampen. At the beginning, the tour leads slightly uphill onto the fjell. A last view back from the high plateau shows once again the full extent of this fantastic landscape, before the descent to Skeikampen. Overnight stay at Hotel Thon.
Good-by to Peer Gynt area: the bus takes you to Lillehammer and from there do you reach Oslo by train. Travelling by train in Norway is quite practical and uncomplicated. The trains between Lillehammer and Oslo run every hour, the same also from Oslo City to the International Airport Gardermoen. But it isn’t a farewell after all? We can gladly recommend you an extension in the region of Lillehammer/Sjusjoen or the city of Oslo. We would be pleased to assist you for your further plans. Just let us know.