Welcome to Venabu!

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 enjoy the peace and tranquillity.

Enjoy a Norwegian mountain holiday

We specialize 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.

Your stay at Venabu

Our hotel

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

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.

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 skills courses for skiers who enjoy developing their skiing. For the adventurous there are our off track nordic “Ski Safari” holidays.

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

Join us to see in the New Year and enjoy our full programme of activities.

Join other photography enthusiasts to experience fantastic Norwegian nature.

On our workshop you will become a more accomplished photographer. 

This landscape offers limitless possibilities and subjects to move you.

We offer a variety of yoga holidays and mindfulness weekend breaks. Yoga and horseriding make a perfect combination.

Our Wild Mindfulness weekends offer a new way to explore this popular technique.

Nature and beauty surround Venabu. Join us to rest and re-energise. 

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

We offer a variety of hiking holidays from June to September. These are at different grades so you can find a holiday to suit your interests and fitness.  

Venabu’s stables are located close to the hotel in the fantastic riding area of Venabygdsfjellet. It offers a great variety of terrain. There are open mountains and plateaux, mountain peaks and quiet birch forests. All waiting to be explored on horseback.

We offer riding holidays for beginners and experienced riders. 

“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)