Welcome to Venabu Fjellhotell
-Overwhelming nature south of Rondane National park!


Welcome to Venabu Fjellhotell, a cosy family run mountain hotel situated in the midst of a magnificent scenery  south of Rondane National Park. Good snow conditions and ski trails that are cut every day, makes Venabu to one of the best places in the world for cross country skiing.

We have a varied weekly programme during the summer season. Starting on the 16th June and finishing at the end of August.
You can walk to one of the peaks in Rondane, visit canyons and waterfalls, find tracks of wild reindeer, hike over the lichen covered plateau and visit summer farms just to mention some of the organised walks.

Price for a weekend with half pension in a double room in July from NOK990,-pr pers.

Contact us today by sending a e-mail to venabu@venabu.no



Venabu fjellhotell is run by the Tvete Family Since 1947, and well known for their good food from local suppliers and traditional home cooking, with some international inspiration. At our hotel you can relax and feel at home. We specialize in guided walks and ponytrekking during summer and guided ski tours during winter.

Venabu Fjellhotell is located 932 m.asl at the road Rv27 Ringebu-Folldal, 15 km from the road E6 in the  Gudbrandsdalen valley.

Do you speak Dutch? See our Dutch webpage here.


Summer Activities:

We offer a whole range of different activities during the summer season, such as guided tours in the mountains with our experienced tour guides, horseback riding, yoga, canoeing, angling, photography and biking.


Every Wednesday evening we present our Norwegian Specialities buffet – a variety of traditional food based on fish & game as well as berries & breads. We explain how the foods are made and what they are eaten with. This is a really popular event at Venabu.



Summer Activities 2016

Guided Walks: We arrange guided tours in the mountain, every week from June 21st to September 20th. Our experienced guides takes you of trek for the ultimate nature experience.

Program and prices

Venabu stable: We have horses from June 20th to

October 1st, and arrange riding weekends and riding

holidays for both beginners and experienced riders.

We arrange short and long tours on the mountain, riding

lessons in the paddock, and riding rounds for the youngest children.

Program and Prices.


Yoga: Yoga classes are offered several days every week. You can also join one of our popular weekend yoga retreats.

Program and prices



With car/minibus: On request, we arrange trips to Sollia and the Atna lake. Here you can enjoy the fantastic view to Rondane, or visit the Sollia church. We can also arrange trips to the Ringebu stave church, including a stop in village of Ringebu, where you can shop in one of the many speciality shops.




  • Lars holds a slide show of Venabu and the mountains, including information about the activities, available throughout the year - Sunday evenings.

  • Norwegian buffet" - a selection of traditional Norwegian food and we explain the tradition behind the food, served - Wednesdays evenings. 

  • Sauna - good for both soul and health after a day full of activities outdoor.

  • Slide show about Lines bike trip to India - on request.    



Cabin rental
Cabin rental - high standard cabins with room for 2 to 10 people.



Send us an e-mail: venabu@venabu.no or call +47 61 29 32 00.

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Welcome to Venabu and the lovely mountain scenery!

The Tvete family and staff


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www.venabu.no  is managed by Lars Tvete. Updated: 04.11.2016