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Solstien

  • Gvepseborg, Rjukan
  • +47 35080550
  •  /  km From You
Overview

The shortest way from Rjukan to Hardangervidda

Solstien (The sun path) is a well prepared path from Gvepseborg to Hardangervidda.

The trip starts with the cabelcar, Krossobanen, which brings you to Gvepseborg - the foot of Hardangervidda.

From here, you follow the gravelroad 800 meters. Then there is a stone path the next 1,1 kilometeres, called "Solstien" which ends up at "Kanonstillingen" (the canon position), a culture heritage and viewpoint.

Here you will see parts of the Germans gun emplacements from the second world war, as well as a magnificent view towards Gaustatoppen, Vemork and Hardangervidda.

Transportation:
From Oslo: bus from Oslo to Rjukan town centre. From here there is a local bus taking you up to the starting point; the cable car - Krossobanen.

By car, follow E18 from Oslo towards Drammen - E134 towards Kongsberg, and then RV37 to Rjukan. Drive west, through Rjukan town centre to Krosso and Krossobanen.

Accommodation:
Rjukan can offer accommodations of various standards. Here you will find hotel, guesthouse and cabins.


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  • Source: Visitrjukan AS

Facts

Effort Level
Medium
Duration
5-11 hours
Lansdscape
Mountain area
Season
Autumn
Rjukan, Norway
The latitude and longitude
59° 53' 9" N / 8° 32' 48" E
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