The beautiful nature and the varied activities in Geilo offer excitement all year round! Exchange your skiis for hiking boots or a bicycle, bring a fishing rod and binoculars. And dont forget your camera! Experience beautiful scenery, wild animals, the colours of nature and frest air. Horses, tranquil canoeing or rafting on chirling rivers. The Geilolia Lift takes you to the top of Geilo - a fantastic starting point for hiking.
Indoor activities in Dr. Holms Hotel:
Some high lights for outdoor activities:
Guided walks including history, nature, flora and fauna with Hardangerviddag Fjellguiding www.fjellguiding.no
White water rafting
Go-kart, rally, off-road cars, diggers – www.dagaliopplevelser.no
Daytrips from Geilo:
Norway in a Nutshell – Take part in a journey through some of the most beautiful landscapes in Fjord Norway; travel the Bergen railway, the Flåmsbanen railway, the Aurlandsfjord, Nærøyfjord and the precipitous Stalheimskleiva road. www.norwaynutshell.com
At 1000 metres above sea level – a nature park/mountain farm with around 25 different types of animal. About a 45-minute drive from Geilo.www.langedrag.noRallarvegen (The Navvies’ Road):
A cycling trip along Norway’s most impressive cycling trail. The Rallarvegen trail takes you from Haugastøl, over the high mountains and down to the Sognefjord to Flåm, a total distance of 86 km. Delightful scenery and historical buildings along the Rallarvegen – the old road used by the railway builders or navvies. www.rallarmuseet.no
Mountain lodges and farms:
In the mountains surrounding Geilo you will find a number of traditional farms with goats, cattle, pigs and horses. The majority sell and serve farm fare and are located on a network of great waymarked trails and delightful hiking terrain.