Winter in Geilo
Geilo has 40 slopes and 18 lifts on two sides of the centre. In Geilo you can ski right down to the centre of the town.
Recommended hiking areas around Geilo include the Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau and Geilotoppen Mountain.
Bring your walking boots and join a guided hike on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau between Oslo and Bergen.
Hike from the top of Geilolia, join a riding trip, try river rafting in Numedalslågen or go off-road biking - all this is possible in the Geilo area.
Here are some suggestions for excursions in and around Geilo. Drive your own car, use a bicycle or go for a journey with the Bergen or Flåm Railways.
The vast mountain plateau of Hardangervidda is one of Europe's largest. It is also home to Northern Europe’s largest stock of reindeer.
Geilo has a great selection of pistes on both sides of the valley.
Cross country skiing in Norway is free of charge, and Geilo has more than 550 kilometeres of tracks waiting for you. Come and try the national sport.
The Norwegian Snowboard Association recommends the top 10 snowboard parks in Norway. Oslo Winter Park is among their favourites.
Hemsedal, Geilo, Ål, Gol and Nesbyen together represent a comprehensive and concentrated ski region.