Geilo

Geilo

Geilo

  • Geilo ski resort offers a unique variety of experiences and activites 
  • All facilities within a short distance
  • Particularly suitable for families with children
  • National park village with two national parks: Hardangervidda and Hallingskarvet
  • 800 m altitude at the town centre
  • Great snow conditions: Geilo has a snow guarantee for a long and stable winter season

Skiing in the National Park Village

In the Geilo (pronounced yay-low) area, you will find over 50 alpine slopes and both large and small snow parks. The slopes are well-groomed and located close to the center for an efficient and pleasurable skiing experience. You can ski down the slopes, take off your skis and walk right into the stores and restaurants. A ski bus runs all day from your accommodation to the slopes. Geilo is also an eldorado for cross-country skiing, with more than 550 km of well prepared and marked tracks. Stop at one of Geilo's traditional mountain cafés and treat yourself to some traditional Norwegian waffles and hot chocolate. 

Family friendly

There are seperate areas for the little ones, ensuring a safe and good ski experience regardless of skill level. In Geilo, you can rent modern equipment in all categories. At the ski rental, you also get help to adjust bindings and prepare and upgrade your own equipment. Are you a beginner or maybe you want to fine tune your technique? The ski schools in Geilo have knowledgeable and experienced instructors who can give you some pointers or teach you to conquer the slopes. Children under seven years ski for free, and the crèche takes babies from six months old.

Health and well-being

As one of Norway's most popular destinations for health, well-being and spa, Geilo offers you a taste of the good life. There are many cosy dining offers in the mountains, and here you will find a varied selection of restaurants, shops and accommodation opportunities. 

We know how to please our guests - Geilo aim to serve you well!

Winter sports

Skiing for everyone

Offering some impressive scenery, Geilo is one of Norway's oldest and most famous ski resorts. With an altitude of 800 meters, 40 runs and 550 kilometers of cross-country tracks, this is a skiing eldorado regardless of preference and skill level. There is night-skiing, guided cross-country tours and an award-winning ski school. 

Outdoor activites

Family friendly experiences

Geilo will particularly appeal to families and those looking for an overall winter experience with its great choice of winter activities and excursions. Go for a horse sleigh ride, huskey dog sledding, snowshoeing, ice fishing, snow mobiling or take a trip on a fat bike! You can also try out the tree-top rope course, and visit Langedrag Nature Park & Mountain Farm.

well-being

Relax & spa

Being jam packed of outdoor fun, Geilo also offer many indoor activities like bowling and swimming. For those who seek a relaxing trip to the spa, many of the accommodations provide excellent facilities and treatments. Whether you want to go for a relaxing dip in the jacuzzi, get a massage after many hours in the slopes or treat yourself to a luxurious facial, you'll only find the best at the spas in Geilo.

Accommodation

Bilde 1

Vestlia Resort
Bardøla Hotel & Cabins
Geilolia Cabins
Havdalsgrenda
Dr. Holms Hotel
Ustedalen

Getting there

The shortest route between Oslo and Bergen is the RV7/FV7, and in the middle of this road lies Geilo.

RV7/FV7 goes over the Hardangervidda mountain plateau and along the Hardangerfjord and is one of Norway's national tourist routes. This is the way you go when you want to se the beautiful fjords and mountain landscape. 

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Over the mountains

You can also reach Geilo by following FV50 over the mountains from west to east. The road runs through magnificent nature between Aurland and Hol. From Hol there is only 10 kilometres to Geilo. 

From Geilo, FV40 runs through Numedal, Kongsberg, Larvik and onwards west to Tønsberg and Sandefjord.

Book here

To book your trip to wonderful Norway, please choose your desired destination or contact one of our listed tour operators below.

Destination Season Nearest
airport
Ski
lifts
Runs Book
Beitostølen 1 Beitostølen
Small and perfectly formed
December - May Oslo Airport 9 21
Geilo 2 Geilo
A warm welcome guaranteed
December - May Oslo Airport, Bergen Airport Flesland 20 40
Hafjell 3 Hafjell
A family paradise
November - April Oslo Airport 19 30 (50 km)
Kvitfjell 4 Kvitfjell
The best ski slopes in the world – and much more!
November - April Oslo Airport 14 33 (34 km)
Myrkdalen 5 Myrkdalen
Discover Norway’s remarkable fjord landscape
December - May Bergen 9 22
Narvik 6 Narvik
Surrounded by majestic mountains and deep fjords
Narvik Aiport Evenes, Harstad 6 15
Norefjell 7 Norefjell
Oslo’s nearest mountain
November - April Oslo Airport 14 30
Voss 8 Voss
The largest ski resort in Western Norway
December - May Bergen Airport Flesland 11 24

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