Why Norefjell

The mountains at Norefjell, just 90 minutes from Oslo, offer variated skiing from the peaks down towards the frozen lake. Peaceful skiing with a fantastic view. In winter, this is where to go for skiing and snowboarding – for families and daredevils alike.

  • Varied Slopes for all level skiers
  • Good snowconditions and a long season from November to April
  • Sunny slopes
  • Great view over eastern Norway and the lakes
  • Skiing above and below the three line makes for good skiing even in bad weather
  • Children and adults love Norefjell and all the arenas in the slopes
  • Short transfer. 1,5 hour from Oslo and 2 hours from Larvik
  • Very high level accomodation. Norefjell Ski & Spa has won several prices for being Norways best ski hotel and won prices for their Spa area. They also won several design prices. Off course it's ski in/out
  • Easy access to safe beginners offpiste
  • English speaking ski instructors
  • Two snowparks with elements for all level skiers

Norefjell is the mountain area closest to the Norwegian capital of Oslo, and has the highest vertical drop in any skiresort in Norther Europe,1010 meter. You can ski from the high mountains at 1188 almost all the way down to the lake. The nature are beautiful and it’s hard to imagine you’re only 90 mins away from the capital. You can really enjoy the Norwegian mountains. When you get there, the sound and noise of a big city will be the last thing on your mind, as you’re embraced by silence and crisp mountain air.

The Skiresort has 14 lifts, 30 slopes, 3 children areas, two terrain parks, selftimers, skiercross and more fun for the whole family. The mountains has skislopes for all levels, and even easy slopes that also bring you down the steepest parts so you are able to ski the whole mountain, when getting the hang of it. In the skiresort you also find 7 restaurants/cafes. Here you’ll find everything from burgers and pizzas to tapas made with local food.

This season Norefjell has invested in a “state of the art” 6-seater Doppelmayer chairlift with bubble and heated seats!

Norefjell is a very family friendly resort. Skischool, children friendly slopes, attractions and accommodation. The skiing is both above and below the three limit and offers good skiing even when foggy and snowing. The slopes at Norefjell is against the sun at nothing is better than skiing in the sun. A new snowmaking system gives snow guaranty through the winter.

At Norefjell you’ll find Norefjell Ski & Spa at 800 m. This is Norways largest hotel and has won several prices for design, Spa and has won the title, Norways bes ski hotel. You have ski in/out, Pizzeria, Restaurant, Skirental, Skischool, Climbingwall, Gym, Childrens room, Swimmingpool, skaterink and a beautiful Spa. Park your car in the heated garage and leave it there for the whole vacation. Read more about the hotel at www.norefjellskiogspa.no

If you like XC skiing you have more than 200 km of trails at Norefjell. Both above and below the three limit. On a clear day, late season we recommend a skitour to Høgevarde. From the top (1459m) You can enjoy one of Norways best wievs. You find both classic and skating trails here in a variety of terrain.

In winter, Norefjell is a skier’s paradise. Alpine or Telemark skiing, snowboarding or off-piste – whichever style you prefer, you can do it here. The ski resort also has a terrain park with rails and big jumps. It is easy to get to Norefjell from Oslo and other Norwegian cities.

Or you can do as the Norwegians: on a sunny day in winter, stock up on oranges, “Kvikk Lunch” chocolates and your hot beverage of choice (hot blackcurrant toddy is a local favourite), and go cross-country skiing. The view is astounding, and it is impossibly peaceful in the quiet and fresh winter air.



Norefjell mountain area lies only 90 minutes from the Norwegian capital of Oslo. Though when you get there, the sound and noise of a big city will be the last thing on your mind, as you’ll be embraced by silence and crisp mountain air.

In the winter, the area turns into a playground for skiers. Alpine or telemark skiing, snowboarding or off-piste – whichever style you prefer, you can do it here. At Norefjell you can ski from 1,188 metres and pretty much all the way down to lake Krøderen at 130 metres.

Or you can do what Norwegians do: on a sunny day, stock up on oranges, chocolate and your hot beverage of choice (hot blackcurrant toddy is a local favourite), and go cross-country skiing. The view is absolutely astounding.

In summer and autumn, the mountains and lake at Norefjell offer varied nature experiences. Hiking and biking through scenic landscapes are popular activities,and if you’re lucky, you might even spot a wild reindeer or two. Or if you prefer, you can relax at the golf course or sunbathe at beaches with refreshingly tempered water.

Things to do

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Norefjell offers varieted activities for the whole family, Pool, Ice skating,XC Skischool courses, climbing, Spa, Yoga, Childrens cinema. Most of the activities are included in the accommodation.

Food & Drinks

Food & Drinks

Norefjell has 8 eateries with Ski in / out. From pizza and Burgers to Tapas made of local ingredients. At Norefjell Ski & Spa you have 3 eateries.


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Cabins & apartments

Mountain Lodge

Norefjell Booking has extensive experience and detailed knowledge of Norefjell. They let apartments and cabins in all sizes that sleep up to 20 guests.



Noreheim alpine hotel lies in the heart of Norefjell and accommodates 39 guests, including private and business groups.



Situated at the bottom of Norefjell, Norefri offers ski-in/ski-out accommodation.

Alpine cabin


Warm hospitality, spectacular views across much of Eastern Norway, and time to relax and take it easy... That is what best describes NorefjellHytta – Norway’s first “alpine cabin” and a culinary meeting place for guests throughout the year.

Getting there

There are 2 airports within a 2-hour drive of Norefjell. You can also get public transport to Norefjell from these airports.

OSL Oslo Airport Gardermoen

Norway’s main airport is only approx. 1 hour and 45 min from Norefjell by car. There are many public transport routes available via Oslo. Gardemoen can be reached from anywhere in the world, either directly or indirectly.

TRF Sandefjord Airport Torp

Sandefjord Airport is only 2 hours’ drive from Norefjell. It is easy to get from Torp to Drammen with the Torpeskpressen bus service. Departs every 30 minutes. You can reach Sandefjord Airport from many European destinations.


Color Line Ferry

  • Kiel – Oslo (1.5 hrs. drive)
  • Hirtshals – Larvik (2 hrs. drive) 

Stena Line Ferry

  • Frederikshavn – Oslo (1.5 hrs. drive)

DFDS Ferry

  • Copenhagen – Oslo (1.5 hrs. drive)



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