Hardanger National Tourist Route
There are many exciting ways to explore the Hardangerfjord region - by train, bus and boat, by car or cycling are some of them.
Drive through Hardangervidda National Park in Eastern Norway and over Northern Europe's largest mountain plateau, where wild reindeer still roam free.
Stay in Hallingdal and experience the high mountains with their wide views and the lush valleys by the fjords, all in a single journey.
Recommended hiking areas around Geilo include the Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau and Geilotoppen Mountain.
There is a variety of marked trails in the mountains of Rjukan. The Gaustatoppen Mountain and the old saboteurs' route are recommended.
Visit the copper mines at Åmdals Verk Gruver or hike to the top Gaustadtoppen Mountain.
Numedal is perfect as a base – from here you are within easy reach of many interesting and beautiful destinations.
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.
Hike the Gaustatoppen Mountain or the Saboteur Trail from World War II, or go cycling on the mountain plateau of Hardangervidda.