A warm welcome at the heart of Norwegian nature
Venabu Fjellhotell sits in the middle of the Venabygdsfjell plateau at the southern edge of the Rondane National Park, 78 kms north of Lillehammer.
The Tvete family has been welcoming guests to Venabu since 1950 and has a well-earned reputation for friendly, attentive hospitality. Many guests return year after year, summer and winter. The hotel has 56 comfortable en suite rooms. The superb mountain views from the dining room, and the open fire in the sitting room make this a wonderful place to relax. There is also a library, a television room, a yoga room and Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, which is free to use, as are the saunas. Tea and coffee are always available in the lounge and free to our guests.
Good food is important! We serve daily buffets of high quality, home made food and a variety of vegetarian dishes. Every Wednesday evening we serve our ”Norwegian Buffet” – a wide selection of traditional Norwegian food with an explanation of the traditions behind the food served.
Close by we have nine quality cabins for rent, sleeping between two and fourteen guests.
Venabu Fjellhotell is situated in a snow-sure area of unspoilt nature, one of the best in Norway for cross country skiing. 120 kms of marked & prepared trails in varied terrain, from open mountains to sheltered forests, provide great skiing for families, beginners and experts alike.
Our dedicated team of ski guides runs a six day programme of tours to suit all levels, throughout the winter season. Guests may choose to explore by themselves or join the tour programme: for a day or for the week. We offer high quality ski tuition and ski hire. The ski waxing room is staffed every morning so expert help and advice is on hand.
In March we run our ski safaris: guided ski tours for experienced skiers when the days are long and we can explore further afield. Most of these tours are back country, outside the prepared tracks or up in the mountains. Also available: Torch-lit, horse drawn sleigh rides; snowshoe tours; dogsledding; massage and yoga.
In the summer the plateau comes alive. There are lakes, mountains, forests and many marked and unmarked paths to explore. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of this beautiful, wild area alone or join our guided hiking tours.
Horse back riding: Venabu offers horse back riding and holidays for all levels and ages. We arrange trips in the mountains, riding instruction for beginners and short tours for children.
We also offer:
- Photo courses with Olav Storm, summer and winter.
- Yoga and wellbeing courses
- The Peer Gynt Festival
- Canoe and bike hire
Visit our website for more information: www.venabu.no