Go to Geilo and enter the doors of local craftmanship workshops that produces renowned quality goods, some of them with traditions lasting longer than a hundred years.
The history of the mining activity at Hardangervidda area started 1500 years ago. Iron mining from the wet lands at Hardangervidda has been done since the iron age. Geilo has an early establishment of craftmanship and a Craft center for forging of tools for both work and leisure.
The people of Geilo are proud of their traditional products, like wood craft from Fjellform shown in signs, or printmaking blocks used for sheep skin or fabric. Make sure to visit Geilo Bunad and Bygdekunst, which in addition to being a shop, also produces and maintains the traditional Norwegian folk costume for this area.