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Solstien

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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.

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  • Hiking Hiking

Facilities

  • Season

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

    • mountains
    • forest
  • Grading

    • medium
  • Duration

    • 2 hours
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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

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Key facts about Rjukan

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

Hardanger National Tourist Route

Follow the scenic Hardangerfjord in Fjord Norway, where for over a century travelers have come to see mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers.

Tour suggestions in Rjukan

Hike the Gaustatoppen Mountain or the Saboteur Trail from World War II, or go cycling on the mountain plateau of Hardangervidda.

Attractions in Rjukan

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

Tourist information in Rjukan

The tourist information office is centrally located in the town centre.

Getting to Rjukan

Rjukan is located between Oslo in the east and the famous Norwegian fjords in the west.
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