Nature and history are two characteristics for Rjukan. Combine these on your holiday in Rjukan. We have set up some suggestions for you!
Day 1: Cross-country skiing along Tinnløypa
Tinnløypa is a 29 km long cross- country track from Gvepseborg to Atrå . Start off with Krossobanen cable car, which brings you and your skis to the starting point of the Gvepseborg. All the way you see Gaustatoppen in various poses.
See www.tinnbillag.no for buses from Atrå and back to Rjukan.
Day 2: Snowshoeing
Snowshoeing is a growing trend, and at Kvitåvatn Skihire you can either rent snowshoes for private tours or join a guided tour .
The new and modern snowshoes are very easy to wear, and is therefore an activity for most people. You have 100 % control both upwards and downwards.
Snowshoing is a perfect way to experience the mountains, you have plenty of time to enjoy the scenery. With a guided tour, you can also learn more about techniques and how snowshoes is healthy, while providing information about places you go.
Guided Tour You can join a guided tour of Ørnenipa, Djupelon or Gaustatoppen. Only upon request, tel 99 51 31 28.
Day 3 : Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum
The Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum at Rjukan get a close encounter with Norwegian industry - and war history. Here's a glimpse of Rjukan 's energy adventure and how Sam Eyde developed Rjukan from a farming community into a bustling industrial community .
The museum is best known for its presentation of Rjukan war history. Rjukan was the scene of one of the most important acts of sabotage during the 2 World War, when Norwegian saboteurs prevented the Germans from developing nuclear weapons of heavy water that was produced here.
Read more about Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum at www.visitvemork.com
Fjellbussen Fjellbussen is a free shuttle service from Rjukan to Gaustablikk. 5 times a day. The bus makes it easy for you to travel between the the city and the mountain, so that you can experience the sights and activities here.
For timetable on Fjellbussen, see www.fjellbussen.no