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Winter sports in Geilo, Norway

The area surrounding Geilo is spectacular to visit if you are interested in winter sports of all kinds. NOVASOL has many holiday cottages to offer you on your vacation to Geilo, Norway. These homes will give you the opportunities you need to get out and enjoy the snow as well as all the other activities that Geilo has to offer. After a full day of skiing you can go to what skiers “afterskiing” and drink a cup of warm chocolate, coffe or a few beers. Geilo has been shaped to what it is today through a long period of time. The first tourists that wanted to go to Geilo and spend their days skiing did so one hundred years ago. After this more people arrived as well and in the year of 1972 the first chair lift was put in place. On this day there are 18 ski lifts so that the tourists can get to the 39 slopes easily and without discomfort. Accumulated the slopes add up to a length of 25 kilometers. Those who love cross country skiing also have a good excuse to visit Geilo and get the best vacation possible. The areas designated for cross country skiing are over 550 kilometers long. Some of these are lit during the night for those who wish to go out during night. There are still things to experience while staying in your NOVASOL holiday cottage in Geilo if you do not like skiing very much. Geilo has one of the best kite skiing areas in the world for those who love extreme sports. For those who wish to stay on the ground with or without skis there are also things to do. Geilo offers sleigh rides as well as guided snowshoeing tours. Families with children can visit Geilo without having to worry about finding someone to take care of their children. There is a kindergarten in Geilo called “Trollklubben” where they can spend their time safely while the rest of the family goes out skiing. There are also special slopes constructed for children. These are not as difficult as regular skiing slopes. There are lots of bars and cafes in Geilo as well. Come with NOVASOL to Geilo and stay in one of our holiday homes.