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Solstien. Foto: Guro Lien

There are many routes for hiking in Rjukan. Gaustatoppen is known for most people, but we also got a number of others.

Foto: Fotograf Jacobsen. Sykkel på Hardangervidda er kåret til en av Norges vakreste sykkelturer. Rjukan Turistkontor selger 3 ulike pakker.

In Rjukan we can offer you one of Norway's most beautiful cycling routes; cycling on Hardangervidda - Norway's largest national park.


Rjukanbadet is popular for the whole family, but in Rjukan you also find good outdoorspots. Rent a boat or canoe, or join a guided tour on floatingtracks.

Foto: Fotograf Jacobsen. På Håvardsrud Seterliv i Skirvedalen kan barna kose seg med alle dyrene, mens mor og far kan nyte et godt tradisjonsrikt måltid.

Farm holidays are popular among kids. Visit either Håvardsrud Seterliv or Selstali Seter. You can cuddle with animals or help out in the barn.

Foto: Nancy Bundt

In Rjukan you can try Norway's thoughest bungee jump.

Minigolf på Gaustablikk

You do not need to be bored during your stay in Rjukan, unless you want to. Try Krossobanen, Gaustabanen, a round of miniture golf or do you prefer fish or hunting? We have it all.

Get some extra knowledge on your Rjukan vacation with a guided tour. We can offer a guided tour "In the saboteurs' footsteps", The oldtimer bus "Snutebusen", onboard on DF Ammonia or other nature-based tours.

Foto: Gaustatoppen Booking/Trond Stegarud

Gaustablikk Skicentre is located in Rjukan and is the 6th largest skicentre in Norway. 

Langrenn foto: Marianne Folmer

Rjukan can boast of miles of cross country skiing tracks, some also has live updates.  

Ice climbing foto: Tom Atle Bordevik

The sun is behind the high mountains in Rjukan 6 months a year, this makes the conditions optimal for ice climbing. Here you will find over 200 frozen waterfalls.

Frikjøring fra Gaustatoppen

Gaustatoppen mountain challenges off-piste skiers of all levels. 

hytte på Gaustablikk

Do not despair if you are not like the Norwegians; born with skis on. In Rjukan, there are activities for you as well.

Truger er en økende trend. På Rjukan kan du leie truger flere steder

Snowshoes is an increasingly popular activity. In Rjukan there are marked tracks, as well as options for guided tours. 

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