Outdoor adventures in Geilo

Posted by Laura Želvytė  |  August 17, 2016

There is no better way to experience Norway, than through all the outdoor fun it has to offer! Incredible fjords, woods, mountains and the significant scenery is only to be experienced first hand by getting active. There are a lot of towns and places for you to choose out, but there is nothing just like the great outdoor adventures in Geilo.

A little something about the town

Geilo is one of the most famous mountain resorts in Norway. The beautiful nature attracts visitors from all over Europe and the world. The breathtaking scenery is something everyone should see at least once in their lifetime. The locals of Geilo are all very active! Everyone in the town love skiing – from little kids who just learned to walk, to the elderly seniors. Of course, the town has more to offer, than just the outdoor activities! The architecture of this small Norwegian town is just marvellous and walking in the streets of Geilo can feel like an adventure. Geilo is the kind of place you always want to come back to after visiting it.

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Fishing and white water rafting

For those who enjoy spending their time just enjoying nature and everything it has to offer, fishing is a perfect activity. There are so many lakes and rivers in and around Geilo, that of course fishing is one of the most popular things to do. Sites The Budalsvatnet Lake is perfect for the idilyc afternoon of getting one with nature. And for those who don‘t mind getting wet but want to do something way more exciting – try the white water rafting! Geilo proudly offers this insanely fun experience for anyone who wants to try it. This activity can be suited both for adrenaline enthusiasts and for families and kids! There are a lot of companies who offer different varieties of this exciting and chilling experience.

Hiking and biking

There are so many beautiful hiking trails in Geilo; you just have no idea! The town is a perfect starting point for hiking in the mountains. It doesn‘t matter what you choose, walking or driving; you‘re going to reach the mountains in no time. Just taking the time to enjoy the national park views will make your day. Hiking is very popular in Geilo, and there are plenty of marked trails and even planned out hikes for visitors to choose from. Biking is another popular activity in Geilo. You can try extreme downhill biking, or just rent some cycles and have a fun but calm day with your family! Resorts in Geilo offer a broad range of trails for cycling, so it will surely fit everyone‘s needs and wishes.

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Horseback riding and the Geilo High Rope course

Horseback riding allows you to experience mountains in a completely different way. While the animals are finding their footsteps on the trail, you get to enjoy the incredible scenery. The horseback experience will take you from the centre of Geilo, all the way up to the top of the Hallingskarvet National Park. Another great experience and one of the most exciting and fun things to do in Geilo is the High Rope course. The fun experience allows you to climb ropes between trees, on three different levels. There are a bunch of Different climbing like trapezoids, ladders, tunnels, Tarzan swings, climbing nets and other exciting obstacles.