Test yourself on the big jump, fun box and border cross, or try the country’s only super-pipe in Norway’s best snowboard park. You can do a board slide on the rail, and the Volkswagen beetle on the slope is ready for a nose & tail bunk.
The Super Pipe at Fugleleiken
With a height of 5.70 meters and length of 150 meters, the new half pipe on Geilo’s sunny side looks huge and formidable.
It is Northern Europe’s largest half pipe, but it is also suitable for beginners. More than NOK 1.2 million has been invested in special maintenance equipment for the snowboard parks, for the benefit of our snowboard guests.
The majestic Hallingskarvet mountain watches over everything and everyone. Round the mountain there are endless kilometers of inviting cross country tracks. A cross country ski trip is so much more than just walking up and along. A mouthful of healthy and good life is what you get. Enjoy it! The municipality of Hol has a total of 500 km of prepared and/or marked cross country tracks. There are a total of 215 km prepared cross country tracks in the Geilo/Ustaoset area. 40 km are in woodland, 175 km are on the high mountains, 26 km are prepared for using skating technique, 5 km are floodlit.
36 downhill slopes, 19 lifts, 3 snowboard areas. Children’s skiing areas.
Geilo has a varied network of well-prepared downhill slopes. They have a high level of safety and allow plenty of space for you and your style of skiing. From November until May you can choose almost all types of slope - steep and wide, long and easy.
For the non-skier there are ample opportunities to take part in winter activities such as dog- or reindeer sledding, horse drawn sleight, snowmobile safari or drive on a racetrack. In addition there are in-door activities such as luxurious spa and health treatments, visiting museums and great possibilities for shopping. If traveling in a group, small or large, we can make programs specially suited the groups needs and desires.
One will experience and warm and intimate atmosphere in Geilo. Traditional hotels, shops, restaurants and pubs in the town centre give the village an ‘alpine town’ look. You can choose between a range of different accommodations such as hotels in different price categories, cabins, apartments, bed and breakfast, and hostels l located both in and outside the town centre. The ski lifts are only a walking distance away. Welcome to Geilo, an Eldorado for the entire family! Variety, tradition and experience all year round!
Children are always welcome in Geilo! There is a wide range of activities and special facilities for children at several of the alpine centers, offering excitement and enjoyment for young and old!
The Troll Club at the Vestlia Ski Centre, has its own ski lift and play area for children as well as an indoor kindergarten. Parents can enjoy a few hours on their own on the slopes while the children are having fun playing and are well looked after by qualified staff.
Children with little skiing experience can safely use many of the green and blue beginner runs and children up to 7 years of age ski free on the lifts in Geilo. All children are encouraged to use a helmet, which they can borrow free of charge!
Troll Club is the children's skiing area Trollklubben, near the bottom of Geilolia Ski Resort. This is a very popular skiing area and playground throughout the winter.
Here you can find:
Easy slopes for beginners, with funny figures for the children.
Ski lift for children, with staff helping to get on the lift.
A slope in the forest with figures of different Trolls.
An adventure cabin where the children can listen to fairy-tales in 3 different languages.
A canvas tent with barbeque. Here you can meet Mother Troll and play together with her.
Outdoors playground with different play apparatuses for children from 2 to 6 years.
Chairs and tables overlooking the children's area and the playground.
A grill for guests, self serviced for all of you that is hungry.
Children's tobogganing run, separated from the skiing area. You can borrow sledges.
A wooden cottage with kindergarten where the guests in the ski centre can buy a place for the children.
Day 1 Sun ARRIVAL IN OSLO
Transfer on your own to the Oslo city center. The high-speed train departs right from the airport to the Oslo Central Train Station. Short walking transfer to your hotel, ideally located in the city center by the train station. Overnight at the Hotel Opera.
Day 2 Mon OSLO - GEILO - WINTER ACTIVITIES (B, D)
Morning departure by train from the Oslo Central Train Station to Geilo. Enjoy the 4-hour scenic ride on the Bergenbanen through the Hallingdal Valley and across the Hardanger Vidda mountain plateau to Geilo. Check-in at your accommodation of choice, where you will stay for the next four nights. Afternoon time at leisure for skiing or snowboarding, or perhaps take a stroll through Geilo. Dinner and overnight at your accommodation of choice*.
Day 2 - 6 Mon - Fri GEILO - WINTER ACTIVITIES (B, D)
Breakfast buffet at your hotel daily before you head out for a fun-filled day. Enjoy many activities such as dog- sledding, snow mobile safaris, sleigh rides, indoor climbing facilities, ice-fishing or hiking and walking. Geilo the perfect ski and snowboard holiday, the perfect winter resort for the entire family! Dinner and overnight at your accommodation of choice*.
Day 6 Fri GEILO - DEPARTURE FOR OSLO (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure for skiing or other activities. Afternoon train from Geilo to Oslo Central Station. Overnight at the Hotel Opera.
Day 7 OSLO DEPARTURE (B)
Enjoy your breakfast buffet at the hotel. Check-out and end of program.
Optional nights available.
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