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Norway winter holidays with a difference: Ice climbing. Ice climbing is also an idea if you would like to be adventurous on your holiday in Norway. Climbers keen to do so north of the Arctic Circle can choose from areas such as Lyngsalpene (The Lyngen Alps), Bodø, and Lofoten (Lofoten is also famous for its cod). Late February to March is a good time to go if you want to experience the sun returning following the famed winter darkness.

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Norway winter holidays with a difference: Ice climbing

Published on Tuesday, 28th January, 2014 at 22:48 under the entertainment category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last Updated on 31st January 2014 at 08:01.

Ice climbing is also an idea if you would like to be adventurous on your holiday in Norway.

Ice climbing
This photo was taken in Telemark County's Rjukan, one spot for the sport.Ice climbing
Photo: subflux/Flickr


Climbers keen to do so north of the Arctic Circle can choose from areas such as Lyngsalpene (The Lyngen Alps), Bodø, and Lofoten (Lofoten is also famous for its cod).

Late February to March is a good time to go if you want to experience the sun returning following the famed winter darkness.

Other places are Hemsedal in Buskerud County, Rjukan in Telemark County (where the Vemork hydroelectric plant that manufactured heavy water during WWII is located), Sognefjord in Sogn og Fjordane County, and Eidfjord in Hordaland County.

Where to stay

Bodø
Radisson Blu Hotel Bodø

Storgata 2
8006 Bodø
+47-75 51 90 00
reservations.bodo@radissonblu.com

Rica Hotel Bodø
Sjøgata 23
8006 Bodø
+47-75 54 70 00
rica.hotel.bodo@rica.no

Thon Hotel Nordlys
Moloveien 14
8003 Bodø
+47-75 53 19 00
nordlys@thonhotels.no

Lofoten

Best Western Lofoten Hotel
Lillevollveien 15
8370 Lekne
+47-76 05 44 30
lofoten@bestwestern.no

Rica Hotel Svolvær
Lamholmen
8301 Svolvær
+47-76 07 22 22
rica.hotel.svolvar@rica.no

Thon Hotel Lofoten
Torget
8300 Svolvær
+47-76 04 90 00
lofoten@thonhotels.no

Sognefjord
Best Western Lægreid Hotel

Almenningen 3
6856 Sogndal
+47-57 62 88 88

Quality Hotel Sogndal
Gravensteinsgata 5
6856 Sogndal
+47-57 62 77 00
q.sogndal@choice.no

Brakanes Hotel Rica (also nearby Eidfjord)
Promenaden 3
5730 Ulvik
+47-56 52 61 05
brakanes@bhghardanger.no

Fleischer’s Hotel
Evangervegen 13
5704 Voss
+47-56 52 05 00
hotel@fleischers.no

Eidfjord
Quality Hotel & Resort Vøringfoss

5786 Eidfjord
+47-53 67 41 00
qr.voringfoss@choice.no

For other winter holiday ideas, see our articles on lighthouses and king crab safaris.

A selection of cabins, cottages, apartments in Norway can be found here.

N.B: All information is correct at time of going to press. Please check with the relevant transport companies, tour operators, hotels, weather forecasts etc. for conditions and availability.

The Foreigner is not liable for any loss, damage etc. The articles are purely for information purposes.




Published on Tuesday, 28th January, 2014 at 22:48 under the entertainment category, by Michael Sandelson   .
Last updated on 31st January 2014 at 08:01.

This post has the following tags: norwaytravel, holidaysnorway.





  
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