Easily accessible and family-friendly Geilo & Hardangervidda
Two national parks
A big variety of activities

The Geilo & Hardangervidda region is conveniently located half-way along the Bergen Line railway (going from Oslo to Bergen) and road Rv7, which makes Geilo easily accessible all year round. The area is perfect for people that want to experience the nature, try something new or just take a relaxing vacation at one of the exclusive spa resorts.

There are plenty of activities to choose from, and a whole nature to explore. The town Geilo is a national park village, which means that it is located close to two of Norway's major national parks: Hallingskarvet and Hardangervidda. This gives you enormous possibilities when it comes to skiing, hiking and fishing.

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Why choose Geilo & Hardangervidda
Plenty of activities to choose from The Geilo & Hardangervidda region offer several family-friendly adventures all year round, ranging from cycling and hiking of all kinds to dog sledding, skiing and snowshoeing in the winter season.
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A variety of accommodations Geilo offers a large variety of accommodations, ranging from high standard hotels and resorts to cosy mountain lodges and cabins.
Skiing With both high mountains and calm forests within close range, the opportunities for ski touring and cross-country skiing are perfect - (almost) regardless of skill level and weather.


Top 3 winter adventures
Our hiking trails are also good for snowshoe walking! You can rent equipment at the tourist info center. STart from the parkinglot west of "Jons kro" by Rv7. F…
1 km 2-5h
Follow the trail from Ustaoset to Prestholtseter over Eimeheia. You will have quite a lot of steady uphill most og the time to Prestholt, but your efforts will…
15 km 2.5-3.5h
A bit challenging trail starting from Myrland. Pretty steep slopes up to the Vegadalen valley. The trail continues in fine terrain toward Flyane, over Flyvatne…
18 km 3-5h

Places to stay

Bardøla is a classic mountain hotel in the heart of Geilo. The hotel is beautifully situated within walking distance from the city centre of Geilo.
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Vestlia Resort is a full service resort situated in the cozy mountain-village of Geilo, halfway between Oslo and Bergen.
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Highland Lodge is a full service Lodge situated in the centre of the mountain-village Geilo, halfway between Oslo and Bergen.
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Dr. Holms Hotel has been a source of recuperation, comfort and well-being for over 100 years, and this hotel is the perfect base to access the sights, adventures and activities in the area.
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Halne Mountain Lodge is located in the middle of nature's own pantry, and the delicacies of the mountain sets the menu.
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Geilolia’s forest cabins are centrally located in the national park village Geilo, with a prime location nestled between the Hallingskarvet and Hardangervidda National Parks.
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