Exhilarating bike rides, versatile ski resorts, culinary treats, and breath-taking natural beauty. Discover your new favourite activities in Geilo!
Right in-between Eastern Norway and Fjord Norway, close to the Hardangervidda mountain plateau and the Hallingdal valley, you’ll find the mountain village 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.
Geilo has achieved the certification Sustainable Destination. Although this does not mean that the destination is sustainable, it does mean that it has made a commitment to work systematically to reduce the negative effects of tourism, while strengthening its positive ripple effects.
Get in-depth travel information on Geilo’s official website.
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The certification Sustainable Destination is a label given to destinations that work systematically to reduce the negative impacts of tourism. In addition to providing visitors with enjoyable experiences, the destination must strive to minimise its impact on local nature, culture and the environment, and support the local community and economy. The municipality and the travel industry shall cooperate closely to assure that the destination is a great place in which to live as well as visit.
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