Norwegian Christmas at Roros

Christmas in Roros by Thomas Rasmus Juell Skaug, Visit Norway

Norwegian Christmas package – 6 nights

Welcome to Roros, a UNESCO world heritage site and a true winter wonderland. The trip starts with a night in Oslo, then 4 nights in Roros. Experience a Norwegian Christmas meal, local Christmas traditions and exciting activities like dog & reindeer sledding as well as a ride through winterly Roros in an open horse carriage. On the way back to Oslo, experience the Roros Railway and the rough and beautiful wilderness in Osterdalen.

This is an individual/unescorted trip (you do not travel with a group)

Prices from NOK 15020 per person
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Day to day itinerary:

Visit Oslo Opera House by Thomas Johannessen, Visit Oslo

Oslo Opera House

DAY 1 – First night in Oslo

Individual arrival to Oslo. Check in at the centrally located, elegant Bristol Hotel or similar. Hotel Bristol is located close to the Karl Johansgate main street, the Royal Palace & the main shopping areas of Oslo.
You can take the airport bus directly to the hotel from the Oslo Gardermoen Airport.
Spend 1 night in Oslo (included in tour price)
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Winterly Roros by Bard Svendsen, Trondelag Reiseliv

Winter in Roros

DAY 2 – Flight to Roros

Short flight to Roros from Oslo Airport. Roros is one of the few mining towns in the world to have a place on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Check in at the centrally located Roros Hotel, which is only a short taxi ride from the airport. The hotel is situated only a few minute’s walk from the town centre. As a guest of Roros Hotel you can also enjoy the new SPA & wellness area.
Spend 4 nights at Roros Hotel 

Horse sleigh in Roros by Thomas Rasmus Jull Skaug, Visit Norway

Magical sleigh ride in Roros

Magical horse sleigh ride

In the afternoon, enjoy a journey by horse-drawn sled and learn of the incredible history behind this atmospheric village. You will be drawn past the 17th and 18th century wooden houses, winding alleyways and courtyards.
The sled will also take you past the old copper mine and the beautiful white church that dominates the skyline of the village.

Christmas Celebration by CH, Visit Norway

Christmas celebration

DAY 3 – Christmas in Roros

Spend Christmas in a magical atmosphere! In the late afternoon, you can head down to the iconic wooden church of Roros for its Christmas service (4pm). Afterwards, Santa will visit and give gifts to you and your family.
Join the traditional dancing around the Christmas tree. In the evening you will have a traditional Christmas dinner served from the buffet with “lutefisk” (cod), pork ribs, lamb ribs together with all the trimmings and a large dessert buffet.

Dog sledding in Norway by Orjan Bertelsen, Hurtigruten

Dog sledding in Norway

DAY 4 – Dog sledding adventure

Join a dog sledding trip in the wilderness. On this 1.5-2 hour trip you are the passenger in your guide’s sled. You get to experience the dogs’ tremendous job satisfaction while you travel through a beautiful winter landscape. Coffee from the bonfire and cake in a wilderness camp is included on this tour.

Reindeer sledge. Photo by Lyngsfjord adventures

Meet the reindeer in Roros

DAY 5 – Reindeer experience

Sitting in a sled pulled by a reindeer is a fantastic winter snow experience suitable for the whole family. Reindeer husbandry has been practiced in Roros for several hundred years. Even before the mining operation, the Sami people populated these parts.
Nowadays, many Sami continue to practice reindeer husbandry and spend a large part of the year with the reindeer. Today you have the opportunity to experience some of the Sami culture and history.

Roros in winter by Bard Svendsen, Visit Norway

Roros in winter

DAY 6 – Train to Oslo Airport

After some exciting days in Roros, it is time to say good-bye. On the way to Oslo you will experience Roros Railway, which runs through the rough and beautiful wilderness in Osterdalen. The Roros Railway is Norway’s oldest trunk line and was built in stages from 1862 to 1877. Change trains in Hamar and continue to Oslo Airport.
Spend 1 night at Oslo Airport (included in the tour price)

Streets in Roros by Thomas Rasmus Jull Skaug, Visit Norway

Christmas time in Roros

Winter fun in Roros by Thomas Rasmus Skaug, Visit Norway

Experience a winter wonderland in Roros

Reindeer in Norway by Thomas Rasmus Skaug, Visit Norway

Reindeer in Norway


4* Hotels w. breakfast buffet (+all dinners at Roros Hotel)
in Oslo & Roros

Flight Oslo-Roros
Train Roros-Oslo Airport

Activities & Excursions
Horse sleigh ride
Dog sledding trip
Reindeer experience

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  • I wanted to thank everybody. We had a wonderful trip. Everything went well and fortunately we had the chance to see the lights while on the cruise. All my friends in Turkey would like to go on a similar trip. So I will be in touch with you. Thanks again and best wishes to all of you.

    Candan, Turkey

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