WELCOME TO VATNAHALSEN

– in the heartland of the Norwegian natural and cultural heritage. Ever since 1896, Vatnahalsen has been a popular destination for Norwegians and Europeans in search of a mountain sanctuary. It's a great base, whether you want to enjoy traditional food and scenic views, go skiing, or explore Nærøyfjorden, one of UNESCO´s World Heritage sites. Vatnahalsen is an all year destination where you will find a charming atmosphere, a comfortable bed, a hearty meal and a hospitable host.

Warm greetings
Jannet Aksnes

THE HOTEL

Here you will find peace and quiet between mountains and fjords, at the top of Flåmsdalen, with spectacular scenery on all sides. Vatnahalsen is a friendly, traditional and activity-based all-year hotel in the heart of the Norwegian cultural heritage.

PACKAGES

Vatnahalsen and its surroundings offer numerous unique experiences. An active lifestyle plays an important part, and the cultural aspects of many of the activities provide an extra dimension when you move into nature.

CALENDAR & WEBCAM

A brief guide to events and activities at Vatnahalsen.

What's happening

Avalanche Seminar 
January 12–14
A three-day avalanche seminar for everyone into ski touring and freeriding in the mountains.
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Open mountain guiding
January 26–28
We offer open guiding these two weekends, which means anyone can book their own guide at the reception.
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Avalanche Seminar 
February 1–4
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Open mountain guiding
February 9–11
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Vatnahalsen Topptursymposium 
March 1–4
A gathering of freeride enthusiasts and experts on mountain safety.

Ski & Yoga 
March 8–11
Jump on the train to the mountains and fill your days with ski touring, yoga and healthy food.
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Freeride Weekend for girls 
April 5–8
A social weekend with great guides and world class freeriding. Girls only! Register here.

 

VIDEO

Check out our guests’ videos from Vatnahalsen and its surroundings.

#VATNAHALSEN

See our guests' photos on Instagram. Tag your photos with #Vatnahalsen.

Topptur i vakre omgivelser 🎿 #topptur#tarven#vatnhalsenhøyfjellshotell#fjelltur#skitur#randonee#winterinnorway#tatogettilfjells#reinunga#myrdalstasjon#flåmsbana#nsb Foto 📷@martin_stroem
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Vi har studentpris valgfrie dager søndag - torsdag 🎿Kombiner studier med skiturer . Mer info på www.vatnahalsen.no #studenter #vatnahalsenhøyfjellshotell #skitur #topptur #tatogettilfjells #flåmsbana #nsb #randonee #turski #skitrekk
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I dag har vi hatt testkjøring av nye skitrekket på Vatnahalsen 🎿❄️☀️ #skibakken#nydeligdag #slalom#vinter#lekogmoro #vatnahalsenhøyfjellshotell#nsb #flåmsbanen#tatogettilfjells
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