Stunning countryside and a reliable coating of snow throughout the winter months make Norway an ideal combination for a winter activity holiday. Children of all ages (and many grown-ups) never get tired of just playing in the snow - but if you want to see more then cross country skis are the best way to explore - followed by a relaxing evening in from of a roaring log fire.
Located on the western part of the Scandinavian peninsular, sharing borders with Sweden, Finland and Russia, lies Norway, the 'land of the midnight sun'. It has a certain rugged exterior, and is home to mountain ranges, dramatic glaciers, spectacular fjords and mediaeval churches. It has some of Europe's finest and wildest landscapes with deep alpine and spruce forests, river valleys, waterfalls and mountain plateaux - ideal for a get away from it all activity holiday. Norway has a long and fascinating history, with the first viking settlers descending upon the land during the 9C. With a population of only just over 4 million, Norway remains one of the most sparsely inhabited countries in Europe today.