'''Geilo''' is a small town and skiresort in [[Buskerud]]. At an elevation of 794 m (2605 ft) the season does not end until late april or early may.
'''Geilo''' is a small town and skiresort in [[Buskerud]]. At an elevation of 794 m (2605 ft) the season does not end until late april or early may
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Geilo is a small town and skiresort in Buskerud. At an elevation of 794 m (2605 ft) the season does not end until late april or early may. Geilo is a small town and has few shops and entertainment spots. The town centre includes several sport shops, tourist information, supermarkets, cafés & restaurants, newsagents and a range of other shops. Down the road there is a small cinema, library, and school. There is also a large sports hall (Geilohallen), which is also the cross country club (Geilo IL). Behind the building is a floodlit prepared cross country track, and a biathlon shooting range.
For a small town there is a large choice of hotels and apartments. One of the hotels is one of Norway’s most famous, Dr Holms. Others include the Bardøla, Vestlia, which is on the door step of Geilolia ski centre, Ustedalen and the Highland Hotel. You will also find plenty of cabins and apartments for rent in Geilo - most on a self catering basis. Geilolia Cabins & Apartments, Kikut and Geilo Apartement is some of the main suppliers for the self catering marked.
Earlier there was an small airport at Dagali, this is now only open for small private planes. So the closest option is Fagernes airport (IATA: VDB). Or Oslo airport.
Geilo is on the Oslo-Bergen line. The train use 3 hour and 40 minutes from Oslo.
Geilo is on route 7. Distance from Oslo is 243 km (151 mi). Geilo is on the end of route 40 from Kongsberg. Another option is route 50 from Flåm.
- Bardøla Høyfjellshotell, Bardølavegen 33, ☎ +47 32094100 (firstname.lastname@example.org, fax: +47 32094501), .
- Dr Holms Hotel, Timrehaugvegen 2, ☎ +47 32095700 (email@example.com, fax: +47 32091620), .
- Norlandia Geilo Hotell, Gamlevegen 2, ☎ +47 32090511 (firstname.lastname@example.org, fax: +47 32091730), .
- Thon Hotel Highland, Lienvegen 11, ☎ +47 32096100 (email@example.com, fax: +47 32096101).
- Ustedalen Hotell, Gamleveen 32, ☎ +47 32096700 (firstname.lastname@example.org, fax: +47 32096701), .