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Tentative Itinerary

3/9/19

Depart Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) Airport
Add-on flight from a different city may be possible. Please inquire.

3/10/19

Upon arriving at Oslo Gardermoen Airport you will be picked up by our private Motor Coach for the approximately 2.5 hour drive to Sjusjøen.

3/10-3/17

Sjusjøen. Ski to your hearts delight on the 300K+ network of perfectly groomed ski trails. You will be able to follow the groomers on-line to make sure you pick the best trails at any given time. See www.skisporet.no. For a break from skiing spend a day relaxing or reading in one of the comfortable lounge areas of the lodge. Check out the dog sledding or take a trip to Lillehammer to visit museums or do some shopping. You may take a bus or ski down and take the bus back.

3/15 and 3/16

Birkebeiner Race days. Non-racers may watch the races by the Sjusjøen Arena (last food stop) or out along the course. If you don't like crowds or would rather go for a long ski you may take off on any of the many side trails and not even realize that 10, 000 racers are passing through the area.

3/17/19

After breakfast we are picked up by our private Motor coach and transferred to Oslo. Accommodations with breakfasts at a centrally located hotel within walking distance to many of the most popular sights. Dinners are own your own.

3/18/19 Oslo. You are free to explore this vibrant city according to your own interests. See www.visitoslo.com. If you like opera and music you may want to check out the renowned Opera House for a performance or a tour of the interesting building. If you like architecture a lot has happened during the past 10 years, especially along the sea side.
3/19/19 Group transfer from our hotel to Oslo Gardermoen Airport for the group flight back to the US. Those returning at different times will need to find their own transport to the airport. There are frequent airport trains and airport buses from downtown Oslo to the airport.

Please NOTE: Actual departure/return dates & times may depend on the airline's allocation of group space and may not be known till Sep/Oct 2018.

Pre or Post-Trip Options:

Add a 2nd week to your Norwegian ski adventure!
Option 1: If enough interest, we will arrange for an additional week of ski touring at a different ski resort or mountain hut in or near one of Norway’s National Parks. Cost will depend on actual itinerary.
Option 2: Ski hut-to-hut in one of Norway’s National Parks. We will arrange for you to join a guided tour with the Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT). Exact itinerary to be determined when we know the interests and experience of the participants. Cost will depend on actual itinerary.


Contact:
Solveig Olson solveigjolson@gmail.com, 612-377-2483