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Hardangervidda Photo: Hans-Dieter Fleger Hardangervidda Photo: Hans Dieter Fleger
Hardangervidda Photo: Hans-Dieter Fleger
Hardangervidda Photo: Hans Dieter Fleger
Hardangervidda is the largest national park in Norway, and the scenery is varied with steep mountainsides and spectacular views.

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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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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 stee...

Hardangervidda

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Getting to Rjukan

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

Key facts about Rjukan

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

Where to stay in Rjukan

Stay in Rjukan itself or choose one of the surrounding areas of Gausta, Skinnarbu, Tinnbygdene or Hardangervidda.

Tourist information in Rjukan

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

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.
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