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Geilo offers many options for activities and experiences, no matter what season you choose to visit the area.

Hallingdal

Explore some of Norway’s greatest highlights on a journey through the mountains of Hallingdal and Norefjell to the fjords of Hardanger and Sognefjord.

Geilo

Geilo is a mountain village halfway between Oslo and Bergen. It is known for good skiing during winter, and hiking, cycling and fishing during summer.

Hiking in Geilo

Recommended hiking areas around Geilo include the Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau and Geilotoppen Mountain.

Summer activities in Geilo

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.

Winter in Geilo

Geilo offers a selection of family-friendly slopes, some of which are floodlit at night. Hundreds of kilometres of cross-country trails await.

Tour suggestions in Geilo

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.

Hardangervidda

The vast mountain plateau of Hardangervidda is one of Europe's largest. It is also home to Northern Europe’s largest stock of reindeer.

What to do in Hallingdal

Cycle in the mountains, go hiking in the national parks and mountain plateaus, or experience wild animals up close.

Cross country skiing in Geilo

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.

Web cameras in Geilo

Have a look at Geilo right now on our web cameras

Hardangervidda National Tourist Route

Drive through Hardangervidda National Park in Eastern Norway and over Northern Europe's largest mountain plateau, where wild reindeer still roam free.

Top 10 Snowboard Parks in Norway

The Norwegian Snowboard Association recommends the top 10 snowboard parks in Norway. Oslo Winter Park is among their favourites.

Cycle Rallarvegen from the Mountains to the Sea

Rallarvegen lets you set your own pace through 50 miles of mountainous scenery. No wonder it's Norway's most popular cycle route.

Scenic Attractions in Hallingdal

Hallingdal combines mountains, waterfalls and glaciers to form a holiday that will leave you with lasting memories.

Tour Suggestions in Hallingdal

Stay in Hallingdal and experience the high mountains with their wide views and the lush valleys by the fjords, all in a single journey.

Getting to Hallingdal and around

The Hallingdal region stretches from Flå in the east to Geilo in west.

Where to stay in Hallingdal

Stay in a historic hotel, a luxurious cabin, on a mountain farm, in a cosy Hallingstue, or in Norway's first five star adventure camping.

Shopping in Hallingdal

You can find handicrafts and local food at several farms and outlets in the Hallingdal region.

Winter in Hallingdal

Hemsedal, Geilo, Ål, Gol and Nesbyen together represent a comprehensive and concentrated ski region.

Tourist information in Hallingdal

There are several tourist information offices in Hallingdal.

Eating out in Geilo

In Geilo, you will find exciting bars, pubs, cafés and exclusive hotel restaurants. Here are some recommended places to eat.

Tourist information in Geilo

The tourist information office is located in the center of Geilo, and provides all the information you need to make the most of your stay in the area.

Hardanger National Tourist Route

Follow the scenic Hardangerfjord in Fjord Norway, where for over a century travelers have come to see mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers.

Fjell & Fjord 360 panorama SkyCam

Discover fjords, glaciers, waterfalls, the Flåm Railway, Stegastein and many more attractions with these breathtaking 360 panorama photos.

Shopping in Geilo

The centre of Geilo is a modern meeting point with a wide selection of stores and service facilities.

Where to stay in Geilo

In Geilo you can choose from fashionable, modern or traditional hotels, apartments, chalets, cabins and mountain lodges.

Key facts about Geilo

Geilo has 2,500 inhabitants. The village centre is located 798 metres above sea level.

Getting to Geilo and around

Geilo is easily accessible by car, and there are daily train and bus connections from Oslo and Bergen. The closest airport is at Fagernes.

Attractions in Geilo

Experience Geilo as it used to be century ago. Visit stave churches, local museums and learn about the knife and tool manufacturing in the area.
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