Geilo is one of the nation ‘s leading regional bicycle and a bicycle paradise with a wide range of mountain biking, familybiking, trailbiking and also extreme biking.
Geilo is also a good starting point for several national cycle routes:
The hallingdalen route: Geilo – Nesbyen
Cyclists Welcome destinations save you from the fuss of handling luggage and changing place of accommodation every day.
Choose between simple and relatively flat trails in the mountains or a challenging mountain tour. Get ideas for cycling routes and trails in Geilo and the rest of Hallingdal here: trail guide for Hallingdal made by local enthusiasts.
You can cycle roads and trails on uncultivated land, leading to uncultivated land, and all over the mountains. Cycling is prohibited in Hallingskarvet National Park, and in Hardangervidda National Park cycling is only allowed on the Tinnhølvegen road and approved tractor roads.
Welcome to Bardøla! Bardøla is Geilo’s classic high-mountain hotel. The hotel is beautifully situated within walking distance from the city centre of Geilo.
Geilolia has created several trails for downhill cycling. Take the chairlift up and challenge yourself a little or a lot in one of the paths down from Geiloliatoppen. You will find trails to suit the entire family, you can choose whether to take an easy or a little more extreme course.
Geiloliaheisen is open every weekend throughout the autumn between. 11:00 to 4:00 p.m.. In the autumn holiday park is open every day.
Geilo Recreation Park has mountain bikes, downhill bikes and beskyttelsesytstyr for rent. Geilolia is the perfect place for people who want to learn mountain biking. In the family trail Bear Trail, you will find a barbecue place where the whole family can enjoy barbecue and lovely views to Hallingskarvet National Park.
The Bear Trail is a trail the whole family can enjoy, it has plenty of room, nice view, and as much or as little speed as you wish. This is a nice 2325m cycle trail that is absolutely perfect for beginners and those who have never tried downhill biking before.
Drops, jumps, bumps and bridges are to be found in Slakter’n. There is no machine dug motorway, just real singletrack, with some nice, steep and technical sections. The track is in constant development, built by the local volunteer group of avid cyclists.
A blue trail that goes through woods, over bridges and moss rock on the way down to Geilolia. In the style of the other tracks, this also in “natural style”. A hand-made singletrack that fit into the beautiful mountain terrain.
Geilo, Hol and surrounding areas offer a variety of attractions. Visit one of the stave churches, local museums, og have a sightseeing trip to the Hardangervidda National Park.
Stort utvalg av aktiviteter for hele familien i Geilo Sommerpark:
In Geilo you can rent bikes at several establishments, sports shops in the center of Geilo, or at Geilo Holiday.
Driving from Oslo to Geilo: 3 h 8 min
Driving from Bergen to Geilo: 3 h 45 min
Driving from Kristiansand to Geilo: 6 h 7 min
Driving from Larvik to Geilo: 3 h 51 min
You can include regular bikes / bike trailer on NSB Regional and Local NSB. In some trains must be reserved space for bike and bike trailer. These are marked with a bicycle symbol in the timetable. NSB has daily trains to and from Geilo, Haugastøl, Finse and Myrdal. To reserve space for your bike on the train, call + 47815 00 888, ask for a service stations or read more at NSB.
Hallingdal Bus takes bikes on the routes in the area.
Geilo Taxi takes bicycle transport, 32 09 10 00
Sport1 Geilo organize transportation in connection with the rental, 32 09 55 80.
These routes are suitable to combine with a cycling holiday in Geilo
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Her er noen fine småturer og dagsturer i området.
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