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The mountain Gaustatoppen

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The mountain road over Gaustatoppen between Rjukan and Tuddal is a spectacular scenic experience.

You start off up the narrow, steep, twisting road from Tuddal and continue up to Flistjønnskaret at an altitude of 1,260 metres. This is one of the highest mountain passes in Norway, and from here you can see Gaustatoppen towering magnificently above you on your left with Heddersvann lake on your right.

Further on you will pass Svineroi, where there is a turning off to the right to the area around Gausta and Kvitåvatn, where there are several hotels and other places offering accommodation and various different activities.

From Svineroi, the road winds its way down to Rjukan.

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    • mountainous terrain

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The mountain Gaustatoppen - Photo: Nancy Bundt

The mountain Gaustatoppen

The mountain road over Gaustatoppen between Rjukan and Tuddal is a spectacular scenic experience. You start off up the narrow, steep, twisting road...

The mountain Gaustatoppen

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Where to stay in Rjukan

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

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.

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.

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.

Winter in Rjukan

The mountains around Rjukan in Southern Norway are perfect for family skiing holidays.
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