The Norwegian’s idea of having a god påske consists of hiding away up in the mountains and enjoying the last available good snow for skiing in the early spring sunshine.
Easter is one of Norway’s biggest holidays, just as big as Christmas. Norwegians celebrate it all week with parties, family time and mountain hikes. A Norwegian Easter vacation offers plenty of opportunities for winter sports and good company. Most people have at least a week off so the possibilities are countless. Hotels, chalets and cabins are packed with people intent on having a good time, whatever the weather might be. It can be said that the entire country of Norway is shut down during the week of Easter in order to enjoy the holiday and the transition of seasons with family, friends and nature. Continue reading “Easter in Norway”