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Hardangervidda Photo: Hans-Dieter Fleger Hardangervidda Photo: Hans Dieter Fleger
Hardangervidda Photo: Hans-Dieter Fleger
Hardangervidda Photo: Hans Dieter Fleger

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Hardangervidda is the largest mountain plateau in Europe. This is where you will find Norway's largest national park.

The scenery is varied with steep mountainsides and spectacular views.

The countryside there is diverse, ranging from flat plains on the eastern side to steep mountains and fjords in the west.

It is home to Europe's lagerst herd of wild reindeer and several other artctic plants and animals.

There are many opportunities for fishing, and mountain trout from Hardangercidda are famous for their excellent quality.

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  • Season

    • all year round
  • Sports activities

    • bike trails
  • Activities

    • fishing possibilities
    • mountain hiking
    • nature trails
    • bicycle tours
    • riding tours
  • Nature and terrain

    • high mountain plateau
    • national park
  • Winter sports

    • marked cross country ski trails
  • Other accommodation

    • tourist cabin

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Hardangervidda - Photo: Hans-Dieter Fleger

Hardangervidda

Hardangervidda is the largest mountain plateau in Europe. This is where you will find Norway's largest national park. The scenery is varied with...

Hardangervidda

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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.

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.

What to do in Rjukan

Rent a canoe or join a boat trip on Lake Møsvatn, or choose hiking, biking or fishing on the mountain plateau of Hardangervidda.

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.

Attractions in Rjukan

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

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.
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