Summer holiday in Geilo - How to plan
How to get here - Geilo is located on the mountain midway between Oslo and Bergen. From Oslo it is approx. 220 km and from Bergen approx. 244 km by car. The easiest and fastest way to get to Geilo is to take a train, the train runs directly from both Oslo and Bergen stations.
Accommodation - Stay at one of the family-friendly hotels, such as Vestlia Resort, Ustedalen Resort and Dr. Holms Hotel. They all have good locations and can offer, among other things, a swimming pool, restaurant and a bar. If you want self-catering, we have several cabins and apartments that are perfect for a cozy family holiday.
Summer activity - Treat yourself to one or several activities that give you memories for a lifetime! Pre-book an outdoor activity suitable for both young and old, how about a trip to the climbing park, rafting or a bath in a mountain lake with relaxation in a sauna?
Attractions - Geilo has a long history and a lot of culture! Feel free to visit one of our many attractions to see and learn more about Geilo. We recommend a trip to Geilojordet, close to the city centre. In the summer there are performances and an outdoor cafe.
Biking - No summer is complete without a bike ride. In Geilo, you can choose between many different bike tracks, mountain biking and miles of dirt roads into the mountains and around the fjord. We recommend a stop at one of the serving cabins in the mountains if you are nearby.
Book a table - Regardless of where you want to live, it is extra nice to be able to go to a restaurant one night to enjoy a good dinner. We recommend booking in advance if you have a special wish for a restaurant and time.
Shopping - The center of Geilo consists of a cozy pedestrian street, with many shops and cafes. Take a break from the activities, explore the center of Geilo and all it has to offer!