The mining town of Røros is one of the most beautiful places in Norway with it’s 80 wooden houses, most of them standing around courtyards, giving the town a medieval appearance. The 3,700 inhabitants of Røros work and live in the characteristic 17th and 18th century buildings, creating a unique mountain settlement with exceptional cultural value, which has earned Røros a place on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites.
Røros is known for it’s record cold winter temperatures, but as winters are cold and stable the skiing conditions are excellent with the period from February to April being the best, as the sun is higher and the days longer than earlier in winter.
Røros is also famous for it’s traditional market,
It’s 50 minutes by plane from Oslo Airport Gardermoen to Røros Airport. See more at visitnorway.com
To blend in with the locals you should consider to rent a Kick-sled. £5 a day from Røros Tourist office.