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Hiking trips at Rjukan

  1. Gaustatoppen in Telemark
    If you have a desire to hike to Gaustatoppen, the best place to start is Stavsro. The path is 4km one way, and suitable for both children and adults.
  2. City hike along the river Måna and through the city.
    Charming roundtrip in the town centre of Rjukan
  3. Great view towards Vemork at the end of the trail.
    The Saboteurs' trail is the world-famous route the Norwegian Resistance used during the Second World War.
  4. Solstien
    The shortest way from Rjukan to Hardangervidda
  5. Rasteplass, photo: Anne Bjørg Haugan
    THIS IS AN EASY TRIP for all the family through a beautiful landscape full of culture and history.

Accommodation at  Rjukan

Gaustablikk Mountain Resort

Gaustablikk Mountain Resort

Gaustablikk Mountain Lodge is situated in beautiful surroundings at Gausta, by the foot of Gaustatoppen. An ideal hotel for nature…

Reception at Gaustatoppen Sportell

Gaustatoppen Sportell

Gaustatoppen Sportell is the closest accommodation to Gaustatoppen.

Historic Rjukan Admini hotel

Rjukan Admini Hotel

Have you seen the TV series "The heavy water war"? You now have the opportunity to stay in this historic villa that was used as the…

Attractions at Rjukan

  1. Gaustatoppen from Miland
    The mountain Gaustatoppen in Rjukan in Telemark county is easily accessable and one of the most beautiful mountains in Norway.
  2. Krossobanen consists of two wagons, red and blue.
    Krossobanen was built in 1928 and was a gift from Norsk Hydro, so the townspeople could get up to see the sun during the winter.
  3. View from the terrace at Hardangervidda National Park Center over lake Møsvatn
    Interactive exhibition about wild reindeer.
  4. Industrial worker museum Vemork in Rjukan with heavy water cellar
    At the Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum at Vemork you can see the unique exhibition about WWII as well as the industrialization of Rjukan.
  5. Gaustabanen inside Gaustatoppen
    Gaustabanen is a funicular railway, inside Gaustatoppen. This is a very unique touristattraction. No similiar railway is to be found in North-Europe!
  6. The sun mirrors bring sun down to Rjukan Square during winter months, when it is normally shady.

Restaurants and Cafés at Rjukan

Blikk Raw & Grill

Blikk Raw & Grill

A la carte restaurant at Gaustablikk Fjellresort with a view of Norway's most beautiful mountain, Mount Gausta (Gaustatoppen).

Restaurant Bjørk (Birch)

Restaurant Bjørk (Birch)

The restaurant at Gaustablikk Fjellresort. Reopened after restoration December 2022, and can be used by anyone who wants a good meal…

waiter serving food at restaurant Hovdestaul

Restaurant Hovdestaul

Restaurant Hovdestaul is a restaurant with a warm and cozy atmosphere with a stunning view of Mount Gausta.

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