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Voss Adventure

Voss Resort, located in the Norwegian fjords,

is an excellent alternative to many top European ski destinations, especially for those who enjoy recreational and adventure skiing. The resort offers many challenging slopes and gentle slopes for those who want a more relaxed skiing experience.

 

Voss is a favorite among families and individuals who appreciate the excellent skiing conditions that make it easy to carve and glide through the light snow. Even on the steep slopes, the forgiving snow cover enhances the skiing experience, providing a smooth and exhilarating run. Despite the extensive number of slopes, it does not feel overwhelming, as there is a sense of connectedness with the mountains. With plenty of groomed and off-piste slopes, skiing in Voss is an uplifting, memorable experience for both downhill and Nordic skiers.

 

Voss features an exciting and diverse range of activities that appeal to those seeking an adventurous vacation. The adventure starts upon boarding the train in Bergen and being whisked away to a land of frozen lakes and mountain streams, along with cascading icicles off snowy peaks. In just over an hour, you arrive in Voss, which promises adventure and fun.

 

This destination provides various options, including skiing, mountain gliding, and indoor skydiving. The village has a rich history of being associated with extreme sports, having held a variety of World Cups and nurtured several Winter Olympic athletes over the years. Athletes come to Voss yearly to compete in free-riding, kite-skiing, and skydiving events. Skiing at the resort has become more accessible with the addition of the Voss Gondola, which connects the train station to the mountain. Skiers can stay in the village and be on the slopes within fifteen minutes.

 

Indoor skydiving at VossVind is one of the most exciting activities for anybody over age 5 and below 103. Individuals experience the exhilaration in a vertical, recirculating wind tunnel. Full instruction is given by an experienced professional to ensure that the individual enjoys every moment.

 

Besides sports activities, food and wine connoisseurs can enjoy the local gastronomic scene with fine dining and casual restaurants. In and around the village, there are wine cellar and cider-tasting tours. A special experience is an opportunity to visit one of the world’s largest wine cellars at the Park Hotel Vossevangen with over 47,000 bottles in stock that include more than 7.000 labels.

 

Accommodation in Voss is comfortable and convenient. The Scandic Voss is ideally located only a few steps from the resort gondola and the Bergen train platform. The rooms provide attractive views of the surrounding snow-capped mountains. One of its attractive features is that the hotel is within walking distance of the village center, making it highly convenient for restaurants, shopping, and evening entertainment. The hotel offers a fabulous breakfast buffet with a wide range of selections that showcase Scandinavian fare that is both hearty and healthy.

 

Dining at the hotel’s Haik restaurant offers Scandinavian cuisine that is highly recommended. The cuisine is of a high standard with freshly prepared courses, such as creamy mushroom soup followed by Arctic cod in a cream sauce. To cap off the evening, the glace pomme de terre with a Scandinavian twist has a delicious sweetness.The Scandic Voss and Haik restaurant’ have a consistency in quality and service that characterizes its distinctive style.

 

There are plenty of activities to enjoy in Voss, such as wine cellar tours, indoor skydiving, and visiting the Voss Folk Museum. The museum represents the history and tradition of Voss and the surrounding area. The leading exhibition, “A View at Voss,” provides insight into how Voss has evolved over the last 500 years, showing how it has developed from a mountain hamlet to a small village today.

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