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Downhill cycling at Slåtta bicycle park in Ål Ski centre can give you some serious airtime - if you dare - Photo: Vegard Breie
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Downhill cycling at Slåtta bicycle park in Ål Ski centre can give you some serious airtime - if you dare Photo: Vegard Breie

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 Ål in Hallingdal has 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, and Gol tourist information.

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Downhill cycling at Slåtta bicycle park in Ål Ski centre can give you some serious airtime - if you dare - Photo: Vegard Breie

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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About Hallingdal

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Spend some days in the small town of Gol, and enjoy activities such as hiking and fishing during the summer, and skiing during the winter.

Flå

Flå offers beautiful nature, from lakes and forests to mountain tops. Parts of Vassfaret (the legendary Kingdom of Bears) belong to Flå.