Go to content Go to navigation
Rjukan

Solstien

Solstien Photo: Guro Lien Solstien Photo: Stegarud Foto Solstien Photo: Trond Stegarud Solstien Photo: Trond Stegarud Solstien Photo: Trond Stegarud Solstien Photo: Foto: Fotograf Jacobsen Solstien Photo: Foto: Fotograf Jacobsen Solstien Photo: Willy Kittelsen Solstien Photo: VisitRjukan
Solstien Photo: Guro Lien
Solstien Photo: Stegarud Foto
Solstien Photo: Trond Stegarud
Solstien Photo: Trond Stegarud
Solstien Photo: Trond Stegarud
Solstien Photo: Foto: Fotograf Jacobsen
Solstien Photo: Foto: Fotograf Jacobsen
Solstien Photo: Willy Kittelsen
Solstien Photo: VisitRjukan

Hike facts

Effort level
  • Medium
Duration
  • 2 hours
Landscape
  • Mountain
  • Forest
Season:
June - October

Contact information

Description

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 to Kanonstillingen, 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.

Categories

  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Season

    • august
    • july
    • june
    • september
    • october
  • Nature and terrain

    • mountains
    • forest
  • Grading

    • medium
  • Duration

    • 2 hours
Close
Embed this article

Copy and paste this code into your blog/website

Preview

Solstien - Photo: Guro Lien

Solstien

A well prepared path from Gvepseborg to Hardangervidda. The trip starts with the cabelcar, Krossobanen, which brings you to Gvepseborg - the foot of...

Solstien

Source: Visitnorway

Disclaimer

This site includes information about products and services provided by third parties. Whilst Innovation Norway endeavours to ensure that all information on the site is accurate, we cannot be held responsible or liable for any claims caused by information supplied on this website. Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. You should always check the accuracy of the information provided with the relevant supplier. Innovation Norway is under no circumstances responsible for the contents of external web pages linking to its website. Legal disclaimer.

Ad
Ad

More about this area

Key facts about Rjukan

Rjukan is an old center for industry and has approximately 3,000 inhabitants.

Attractions in Rjukan

The Gaustatoppen Mountain and the Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum are among the main attractions in Rjukan.

Hiking in Rjukan

There is a variety of marked trails in the mountains of Rjukan. The Gaustatoppen Mountain and the old saboteurs' route are recommended.

Rjukan

Rjukan is located by the Hardangervidda National Park and is known for Gaustatoppen Mountain and the heavy water sabotages by the heroes of Telemark.

Hardangervidda

The vast mountain plateau of Hardangervidda is one of Europe's largest. It is also home to Northern Europe’s largest stock of reindeer.

Getting to Rjukan

Rjukan is located between Oslo in the east and the famous Norwegian fjords in the west.
TEXT ADS
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
  • Ad
Ad
Ad

Subscribe to newsletter