Gol

Travel Guide
Gol is best known by many people as a winter sports destination, but it also has many exciting activities to offer in the summer months in addition to world class cultural events.

This rural area in Hallingdal is surrounded by beautiful mountains, and many people choose to travel to Gol in the winter because of the good skiing to be had. Gol also has a lot to offer in the summer for those who like to be active, and is a popular destination among mountain bikers. You will also find a number of family-friendly activities here.

There are particularly good skiing opportunities here because of Gol’s position in the mountains in Hallingdal. For the best skiing experience, you can travel up to Golsfjellet, which has over 93 miles of prepared cross-country ski trails. You will also find the Storefjell Ski and Sledging Centre (Storefjell ski- og akesenter) at Golsfjellet. Take the family out onto one of the eight slopes, try the jumps in the cross-country park or feel the exhilaration when you set out onto the slope.

Even though winter sports are often the focus in Gol, the range of activities in the summer is just as good. You can rent a mountain bike and try out one of the many bike trails in the area. The Milky Way (Mjølkevegen) is a 155 mile run across the mountains and between the valleys from Gol to Vinstra, and is also considered one of Norway’s finest bike trails. Set aside a few days for this in order to get as much out of your trip as possible.

If you want something a little less demanding, Tropicana Water Park (Tropicana badeland) at the Pers hotel is a good choice. This is a combined indoor and outdoor water park with big slides, caves and a number of pools, and is a fun place to visit for both adults and children alike.

At the Pers hotel, you will also be able to find the Gordarike Viking and Family Park (Gordarike viking- og familiepark), where you and your family can visit a Viking longhouse containing an exhibition about the Norse gods, a replica of the Gol Stave Church (Gol stavkirke) (the original is on display in Bygdøy in Oslo), and take part in a number of activities such as swimming, ziplining or even drive an electric car.

Gol is one of the stops on the Bergen Line (Bergensbanen) and is therefore easily accessible from both eastern and western Norway. If you are arriving by car, Gol is very accessible and can be reached via National Road (Riksvei) 6, 52, 50 and 51.

Hesla Gaard Apartments
Hesla Gaard Apartments
3.5 out of 5
23 Hemsedalsvegen, Gol, Buskerud, 3550
The price is Rs6,340 per night from 7 Jul to 8 Jul
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in Gol. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Golsfjellet Alpinsenter and Gordarike Family ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (45 reviews)
Nice
"We stayed in the basic room which was nice but could have been cleaned better. The personnel is really nice and helpful. Our room was located fairly close to the road and was not very well insulated so it was a bit noisy time to time. Considering the price it was good. For some extra money you can ..."

Reviewed on 19 Jul 2021

Hesla Gaard Apartments
Storefjell Resort Hotel
Storefjell Resort Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Einarsetvegen 401, Gol, Buskerud, 3550
The price is Rs12,501 per night from 10 Jul to 11 Jul
Stay at this 3.5-star spa hotel in Gol. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Popular attractions Storefjell Ski and Sledding Center and Kamben are ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (199 reviews)
Good hotel once you get there, difficult EV charge
"Nice rooms, clean, everything works. Breakfast is great, as good as it gets I would say. Don't use navigation to get there, look at the map. Navigation can lead you on a back road. I tried to charge my car while staying there, but couldn't make the app work, very annoying and time wasted. Why not ..."

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2021

Storefjell Resort Hotel
Gol Campingsenter
Gol Campingsenter
3.5 out of 5
Haradvegen 189, Gol, 3550
The price is Rs7,524 per night from 19 Jul to 20 Jul
Stay at this 3.5-star cabin in Gol. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Popular attractions Gordarike Family Park and Golsfjellet Alpinsenter ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (11 reviews)
"An excellent place and so easy to book. Both arrival and departure were very smooth and seamless, will definitely recommend to others and we'll be back!"

Reviewed on 7 Feb 2020

Gol Campingsenter
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Hesla Gaard Apartments
Hesla Gaard Apartments
3.5 out of 5
23 Hemsedalsvegen, Gol, Buskerud, 3550
The price is Rs6,340 per night from 7 Jul to 8 Jul
Stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel in Gol. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a 24-hour front desk. Popular attractions Golsfjellet Alpinsenter and Gordarike Family ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (45 reviews)
Nice
"We stayed in the basic room which was nice but could have been cleaned better. The personnel is really nice and helpful. Our room was located fairly close to the road and was not very well insulated so it was a bit noisy time to time. Considering the price it was good. For some extra money you can ..."

Reviewed on 19 Jul 2021

Hesla Gaard Apartments
Gol Campingsenter
Gol Campingsenter
3.5 out of 5
Haradvegen 189, Gol, 3550
The price is Rs7,524 per night from 19 Jul to 20 Jul
Stay at this 3.5-star cabin in Gol. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Popular attractions Gordarike Family Park and Golsfjellet Alpinsenter ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (11 reviews)
"An excellent place and so easy to book. Both arrival and departure were very smooth and seamless, will definitely recommend to others and we'll be back!"

Reviewed on 7 Feb 2020

Gol Campingsenter
Lilleset Cabin - Gol
Lilleset Cabin - Gol
3 out of 5
Skutusetvegen 204, Gol, 3550
Stay at this 3-star cabin in Gol. Enjoy free parking, a sauna and a garden. Popular attractions Storefjell Ski and Sledding Center and Kamben are located nearby. ...
Lilleset Cabin - Gol
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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