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Events in Geilo

A selection of events in Geilo and its surrounding areas

Where to stay

Whether you prefer a cosy cabin with a private fireplace or a luxury hotel Geilo has many options for you.

Winter without skis in Geilo

Most famous for its ski slopes and hundreds of miles of cross country skiing, Geilo also offers many other exciting activities.

Skiing 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.

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.

What to do

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.

Hardangervidda Mountain Guiding

Bring your walking boots and join a guided hike on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau between Oslo and Bergen.

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.

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.

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.

Restaurants and cafés in Geilo

Geilo offers many food option, in the town center and in the hotels. Try a traditional Norwegian meal or go for international dishes.

Groceries and food in Geilo

Geilo has many grocery stores with extended opening hours. You will also find delicacies, catering and a bakery.

Shopping in Geilo

Geilo has more than 40 shops in the town centre. Do you need a new wardrobe, sports equipment, accessoires or something for your home?

Ice Music Festival

The IceMusic Festival is a unique, artistic and musical project which is arranged every new year at the first full moon.

Plan of Action for Sustainable Destination Development for Geilo and Hol Municipality 2014–2016

The Plan of Action for Sustainable Destination Development is a comprehensive plan to ensure sustainable destination development in the future.

Geilo tourist information

Geilo visitor center and tourist information is located in the center of Geilo. Look for the tourist information sign.

Hiking in Geilo

Geilo offers endless opportunities for hiking. With two national parks and surrounded by nature, you can easily find a trail that suits you.

Fishing in Geilo

Sport fishing is an important part of the Norwegian outdoor activity culture. The activity is suited for everyone.

Geilo piste map

Geilo has a great selection of pistes on both sides of the valley.

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

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.

Shopping in Hallingdal

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

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.

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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