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Geilo in Summer


Mountain Road near Geilo in Summer

While the most popular summer activities in Geilo are hiking, biking & fishing there is much more on offer for those that want it. The Geilo village and the local national parks of Hardangervidda & Hallingskarvet have a wide variety of activities on offer such as spa treatment centres, farm visits, go karting, a climbing wall and shopping. There is some downhill biking available in Geilo with chair lift accessed trails for all levels, there are also many cross county trails.

Hiking tours of all levels can be purchased locally, including family tours. This is a great idea especially for people who are either new to hiking or new to the area. A local guide can ensure that you see all of the local sights and experience the real Norway while remaining safe in the local environment.

There are 20 lakes near to Geilo that are perfect for water based activities such as fishing, Canoeing & boat rentals. Speak to the local tourist information office to find out about permits and seasons before heading out.

For the less energetic traveller there are some fantastic drives in this area of Norway that take you through miles of stunning scenery. This can be a great way to explore the region within a short space of time. Stop for picnics and short scenic walks at various intervals throughout your trip.

Please ensure that you speak to the local tourist information centre before heading out on any of the activities above. It is important to check for any trail or road closures that you need to be aware of and also for any predicted weather anomalies.