Under the powerful and majestic Hallingskarvet, with the sweeping Hardangervidda plains in the west, you will find the national park village, Geilo.
Geilo made one of the first ski areas in Norway, after that time Geilo got more famous. With the high mountains and big woods, the opportunities for downhill skiing and cross country are perfect. Geilo got more than 500 km cross country trails, you will easily find your favorite. When it comes to downhill skiing there are 39 slopes, Geilo is a perfect for new learners for exploring the fun with downhill.
In the summer and fall Geilo is well known for its hiking and mountain biking opportunities, but also offers lots of other exciting activities like white water rafting, downhill biking, fishing, and horseback riding. Be aware that from mid August many activities are only offered on weekends. Hiking season starts in the end of June and last until the snow falls - usually in October.
Geilo offers a wide range of exciting summer activities. Go hiking in the national parks, try Fishing in a lake, or more action activities like white water rafting, or the high ropes course.
Geilo is a well known winter destination, whether you wish to do downhill skiing, cross country skiing or other fun activities
Geilo offers fun and exciting activities for everyone. Book Rafting, Biking, Horse riding, Hiking, Dog sledding, Snow kiting etc.
Geilo Holiday offers online booking for accommodation, bike rental, lift passes, ski school, child care and ski rental in Geilo.
Many places follow sustainable principles, but being certified as a sustainable destination is an honour few qualify for. It takes years of work demonstrating their lasting commitment to providing the best possible experiences for their guests, while keeping the negative impact of tourism to a minimum. In addition, the destination must work to continually improve its business practices and relations with the local community, whilst safeguarding their natural and cultural assets, history and traditions.
From Bergen, you can take the scenic Bergen railway to Geilo, Ustaoset or Haugastøl.
From Oslo, there are several daily train departures for Geilo.
Check out NSB’s webpage for prices and timetables.
Local Buses at Rutebok.no
Geilo - Ustaoset - Haugastøl, bus 334
Geilo - Skurdalen - Dagali, bus 333
Geilo - Gol, bus 330
Geilo X Hagafoss - Myrland, bus 330 and then bus 331
Geilo - Kongsberg, bus 420
Geilo - Hardangervidda/Rv7 - Eidfjord - Odda, Tide.no bus 991
From Oslo you can drive RV 7 through Hallingdalen (219km), or drive E134 to Kongsberg and from there take FV40 through Numedal (241km).
From Bergen RV7 along the Hardanger Fjord and Hardangervidda is a national tourist road (239km). You can also choose to drive Route 50 through magnificant scenery between Aurland and Hol, and the last 10km on RV7 to Geilo.