Exhilarating bike rides, versatile ski resorts, culinary treats, and breath-taking natural beauty. Discover your new favourite activities in Geilo!
If you want an active holiday, it doesn’t matter whether you’re a complete newbie or a seasoned adrenaline junkie – Geilo offers action on all levels. Not only can you choose between a huge variety of alpine slopes – the cross-country tracks are also made to suit anyone who wants to venture into the mountain.
Or why not try something new, like dog sledging or fat biking? In the warmer months, you can go mountain biking or cycle the popular Rallarvegen (the navvies’ road) or visit Geilojordet to soak up some history along with a meet-and-greet with local baby animals.
The area also has plenty of ways to relax, such as luxurious spas and various charming eateries that invite you to feast on local flavours.
Get in-depth travel information on Geilo’s official website.
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The train journey to Geilo takes about 3.5 hours from Oslo and 3 hours from Bergen.
In the winter, you can get package deals that include the train ride, shuttle bus to the slopes, and ski passes.
Several express buses operate a number of daily services to Geilo from both Eastern Norway and Fjord Norway.
The shortest road to Geilo from Oslo or Bergen is the Rv7. The stretches along the Hardangerfjord and across the Hardangervidda mountain plateau are defined as Norwegian Scenic Routes.
From the Sognefjord area, you can get to Geilo via the beautiful Fv50.
From Vestfold and Kongsberg, take the Fv40 through Numedal to Geilo.
Fly to Oslo Airport, Bergen Airport, or Torp Sandefjord Airport and take a train or bus to Geilo.
In the winter, an airport express bus will take you from Oslo Airport directly to Geilo.
Local buses make it easy to travel in the Geilo area.
In the winter, free alpine ski bus shuttles circulate between Vestlia and Geiloheisen.
Geilo Taxi offers transport for 1–16 people, as well as wheelchair transport.
The certification Sustainable Destination is a seal of approval given to destinations that work systematically to reduce the negative impact of tourism. In addition to providing visitors with enjoyable experiences, the destination must preserve the local nature, culture and environment, strengthen social values, and be economically viable. The municipality and the travel industry must cooperate closely to assure that the destination is a great place both to live in and to visit.
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