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Gaustatoppen Turisthytte

Gaustatoppen Turisthytte Photo: VisitRjukan AS Gaustatoppen Turisthytte Photo: Stegarud Foto
Gaustatoppen Turisthytte Photo: VisitRjukan AS
Gaustatoppen Turisthytte Photo: Stegarud Foto
Gaustatoppen Turisthytte was built in 1893 and at a height of 1,850 meters, has the most fantastic views from the top of the mountain.

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Gaustatoppen Turisthytte was built in 1893 and, at a height of 1,850 meters, has the most fantastic views from the top of the mountain.The cabin was built from natural rock from the summit itself and has since been extended and refurbished inside.The cabin has 9 beds for hire that must be booked in advance. The cabin serves light refreshments during the walking season.The cabin under the heavens is where mountain people meet!

In summer, from Midsummer Day until mid October, the lodge is open and offers basic food service of waffles, coffee, tea and drinks. The services also are offered at Easter. Opening hours: from 10.00 to 18.00.

Overnight accommodation can be booked in advance

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  • Cottages & Holiday houses Cottages & Holiday houses

Hours

3/28/2015 - 4/6/2015
Mon - Sun
6/21/2015 - 10/11/2015
Mon - Sun

Facilities

  • General facilities

    • reservations accepted
  • Activities

    • nature trails
    • mountain hiking
  • Season

    • summer
    • spring
    • winter
    • autumn
  • Other accommodation

    • tourist cabin
    • accommodation
  • Winter sports

    • off piste
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Gaustatoppen Turisthytte was built in 1893 and, at a height of 1,850 meters, has the most fantastic views from the top of the mountain.The cabin was bu...

Gaustatoppen Turisthytte

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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