Gol is located approximately 120 miles (193 kilometers) east of Bergen - Hordaland and about 80 miles (129 kilometers) northwest of Oslo, Norway's capital.
Discover why Eastern Norway is so loved by by visitors, by renting a vehicle and setting off to explore the abundance of natural and man-made attractions within easy traveling distance of Gol. Fagernes, lays 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest, and Nord-Aurdal can be found 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest.
When the weather's great, why not take the chance to discover Eastern Norway's open-air museums, farms and open-air exhibits?. Those with a love of history won't want to miss Eastern Norway's historic mansions, fortresses and castles.
No getaway is complete without a good dose of relaxation. Bird watching is one of the activities they do to relax in this region and cycling is another. When the weather is fine, enjoy Eastern Norway's beautiful waterways. Fishing and boating are both popular ways to get active here.
Very often, the difference between a smart traveler and a standard tourist is a little knowledge of the local language, so be sure to know a number of practical Norwegian words and phrases before you leave. An example of a handy Norwegian phrase is "Kvar kjem du frå?" (Where are you from?). And "Kva heiter du?", which translates as "What's your name?"
As your trip concludes, you'll be sure to bid Gol a sad "Ha det bra"