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Downhill biking in theHallingdal region, Norway - Photo: Benjamin Hjort
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Downhill biking in theHallingdal region, Norway Photo: Benjamin Hjort

Downhill biking in Hallingdal

Downhill cycling suits adrenaline seeking cyclists with some experience. Rent a bike, or bring your own.

Hallingdal offers good downhill cycling. Nesbyen is known for high speed riding and has shuttle based downhill biking, while Geilo and Ål in Hallingdal have summer ski lifts that take you to the top of the tracks.

Season

The season lasts from the end of May or the end of June to the end of September (depending on the destination).

Bike rental

Bike rental is offered in all destinations in the region. Quality and maintenance vary from place to place. Experienced cyclists are advised to bring their own bike or make arrangements in advance.

Bike transfer

The famous Bergen Railway passes through the Hallingdal region. You can bring your bike on trains and buses or take a local bike taxi.

Where to stay 

You will find overnight accommodation in all categories and to suit all budgets in the Hallingdal region. Stay on a farm or mountain farm, in a cosy Hallingstue or stabbur, in small mountain inns or at luxury hotels of the highest standard. More information about accommodation is available at the Ål tourist information, Bjørneparken (Flå), Nesbyen tourist information, Gol tourist information and Geilo tourist information.

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Last updated:  2014-07-30

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Downhill biking in theHallingdal region, Norway - Photo: Benjamin Hjort

Downhill biking in Hallingdal

Downhill cycling suits adrenaline seeking cyclists with some experience. Rent a bike, or bring your own.

Downhill biking in Hallingdal

Source: Visitnorway

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