January is perfect to visit the winter sports destinations Scandinavia is so famous for. Remember the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway? Norway is a mekka for winter sports enthusiasts and offers something for every taste. If you enjoy winter sports but are on a tight budget, come to the Scandinavian countries in January. The holidays are over and things start to calm down again. For travelers, this means lower prices, less tourism, and fewer crowds.
Get weather information for January, packing tips, activities and events this month in our article titled Scandinavia in January.