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Krosso Fjellstue

Type:Café

Kraftledningsveien 1, 3660, Rjukan

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About

The area where the cafe is located is called Gvepseborg and is 886 meters above sea level. Here you are a stone's throw from the Hardangervidda, Northern Europe's largest high mountain plateau and the reindeer kingdom. We do not guarantee that you will experience wild reindeer flocks around the cafe, but if you walk a kilometer or two in, the opportunity is considerably greater.

Gvepseborg is also the starting point for the "world renowned" bike ride in to Kalhovd and Mårbu. You should look a long time for a finer bike ride.

The cafe building was opened in 2013 and we say that you can enjoy a meal in one of the cafe with one of the best views in the country. In the background you see the majestic Gaustatoppen and far down in the West Fjord Valley you see the whole industrial town of Rjukan with its special architecture and urban structure. When the sun shines with us up here in the winter you can see how the famous Sun Mirror sends its rays of sun down the square.

WELCOME !!

Facilities

Activities

  • nature trail
  • tobogganing

General facilities

  • built - 0

Museums, Galleries and crafts

  • guided tour by appointment
  • permanent exhibitions

Nature and terrain

  • borders on a national park
  • hiking area
  • lookout point

Season

  • All-year

Sports activities

  • bike trails

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2020
  • Excellent
    66
  • Very Good
    71
  • Average
    10
  • Poor
    1
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • Niels L
    Aarhus, Denmark
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Nice route up to the sun
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 15th August 2019
    This is a nice way to get from The Valley up to the plateau. While waiting for the cable car you can get the history of the Krossobanen. There is a nice view over The Valley going up and down. It’s a... Read full review
  • Thomas P
    Aarhus, Denmark
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Nice
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 13th July 2020
    Good view of gauatatoppen , and a very nice hike around the top Easy access and all, we liked it with our 7 and 4 year old Read full review
  • Fuzzyhunden
    Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Nice view - not so much social distance
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 1st September 2020
    We took the cable car up and walked down - it was a fairly quick ride up and it afforded some great views. However in these COVID-19 times the cable car didn’t provide much opportunity to social... Read full review

Map & Directions

Contact

Tel: 406 96 330

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