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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

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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

2/15/2014 - 3/2/2014
Mon - Sun
3/8/2014 - 4/6/2014
Sat - Sun
4/11/2014 - 4/21/2014
Mon - Sun
4/26/2014 - 6/1/2014
Sat - Sun
6/21/2014 - 10/12/2014
Mon - Sun

Facilities

  • General facilities

    • reservations accepted
  • Season

    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter
    • spring
  • Activities

    • mountain hiking
    • nature trails
  • Winter sports

    • off piste
  • Other accommodation

    • tourist cabin
    • accommodation
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Gaustatoppen Turisthytte

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...

Gaustatoppen Turisthytte

Source: Visitnorway

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Key facts about Rjukan

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

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.

Getting to Rjukan

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

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.

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.
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