Welcome to Venabu Fjellhotell!

warm hospitality | delicious food | active holidays

Set on the beautiful Venabygdsfjellet plateau, on the edge of the Rondane National Park, Norway. Venabu is a welcoming, family run hotel, well known for its excellent food and quality activities. Venabu makes an ideal base for an active holiday in the mountains, summer or winter. Or simply relax and soak up the peace and tranquillity.

Enjoy a Norwegian mountain holiday

We specialise in cross country skiing holidays in the winter and in the summer we offer hiking holidays, yoga breaks and horseriding holidays. Join one of our summer or winter packages or create you own experience with a hotel or cabin stay.
Venabu is eco-certified through Norway’s Eco-lighthouse scheme.

Your stay at Venabu


Our hotel

Enjoy a stay at our comfortable, mountain hotel on the beautiful Venabygdsfjellet plateau.

Venabu cabin in winter

Our cabins

Venabu has eight high quality, traditional Norwegian log cabins. There is a cabin to suit everyone: from solo travellers to large family groups.


Dine with us

Join us in our restaurant for a delicious meal. In addition to our dinner menu, we serve meals during the day and host regular seasonal food events.

Our summer and winter holidays

Discovering Norway for the first time or know the country well? Explore Venabu’s holidays – we have something to suit your style.

Discover the beauty and wilderness of Eastern Norway. Explore contrasting landscapes from rich farmland to the elemental beauty of the Rondane National Park. Experience the peace of accessible wilderness.

Venabu offers a variety of hiking holidays from June to September. These have different themes and are at different grades, so you can find a holiday to suit your interests.  

Venabu’s stables are located close to the hotel, in the fantastic riding area of Venabygdsfjellet. Here there are open mountains and plateaux, mountain peaks and quiet birch forests. All waiting to be explored on horseback.

We offer horse riding holidays for beginners and experienced riders. 

Yoga breaks, mindfulness weekends, horse riding and yoga holidays and Tai Chi courses.

Venabu offers you many different ways to make time for yourself, surrounded by the natural beauty of the mountains.


Venabu, Norway, is an ideal destination for your cross country ski holiday. The area is stunning and we have an excellent snow record. Venabu is easily accessible from Oslo and the main airport Oslo Gardermoen.

Venabu offers cross country skiing holidays for a wide variety of skiers: whether you are learning to cross country ski or looking for a holiday with beautiful ski tours. We run more technical cross country ski courses for skiers who enjoy developing their skiing. For adventurous, experienced skiers there are our Off Track Nordic Ski holidays and tours.

At Venabu we celebrate a traditional Norwegian family Christmas with good food and singing round the Christmas tree.

Welcome in the New Year with us with good food and good cheer.

Over the holidays we have a full programme of activities for all our guests.

Venabu offers exciting winter activities for guests of all ages.

Experience the romance of a horse drawn sleigh ride through the forest.

Drive your own dog team or sit and enjoy the ride on a dogsledding tour.


“A piece of paradise”

“A piece of paradise, I wish I lived here. Thank you so much I will be back!!”

Beata (UK)

“Wonderful time”

“Thank you for providing us with a wonderful time and such happy memories.”

Martin and Annie (UK)

“Wonderful visit”

“Thank you to everyone at Venabu for yet another wonderful visit …. We will return!!”

Anne and Chris (UK)

“A special place!”

“Thanks for the wonderful stay. Food delicious, rooms great and good entertainment.”

Janet (USA)