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The march route in the footsteps of the Mountain Warriors.

  • Soløyveien 190, Tennevoll
  • +47 47924792
  •  /  km From You
Overview

Follow the march to the strenuous fighting in the mountains in the April days of 1940.

Demanding conditions

The troops started from Tennevoll on the evening of 23 April. It was a nasty weather, snowy weather in stiff gale with storm in the casts. Extreme conditions in strong winds and deep, heavy and wet snow. For the first time since the early 1800s, Norwegian soldiers were to attack an invading enemy.


The wreckage

Along the way, the wreck of a German Heinkel 111 H3 is passed. The plane was shot down on May 24, 1940 by two English fighters. Additional information about the incident upon arrival of the wreckage.


In to the battle

At Lapphaugen and Gratangen, the troops goes to the battle against the Germans. The will to win is strong and the fighting goes on for many weeks, gradually supported by allied forces.


The trip ends with flowering at the bauta over fallen soldiers, and dinner at Lapphaugen tourist station


Season July to September

Duration 10:00 - 17:00

Meeting place Fjellkysten Gjestehus. Soløyveien 190, 9357 Tennevoll

Price 1690 NOK Per person

Number of participants Minimum 4 - Max 15

Included in the price

Guided tour with stories and descriptions. Packed Lunches, Transportation, Flower Laying and Dinner.Eks: Transportation, sncaks, warm clothes

Requirements

Ordinary physical shape. No special physical challenges.Good footwear, waterproof and windproof clothing. Hat and mittens. Mosquito repellent.


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Opening hours

10:00 - 17:00
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