Hiking in Rjukan - more options than Gaustatoppen - visitrjukan
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Choose from familyfriendly, short hikes such as "Solstien" to longer and more demanding hikes, such as Gaustatoppen! We have several hikes to choose from.

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If you have a desire to hike to Gaustatoppen, the best place to start is Stavsro. The path is 4km on...

Sabotørstien is 8 km and goes from Rjukan Fjellstue to Norwegian Industrial Workers museum, © Fotograf Jacobsen

The Saboteurs' trail is the world-famous route the Norwegian Resistance used during the Second World...

The shortest way from Rjukan to Hardangervidda

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Charming roundtrip in the town centre of Rjukan

© Fotograf Jacobsen

Ryes vei is a path that goes underneath the cable car, Krossobanen, and is the way the Norwegian sab...

© Svein Olav Vaa

Kvennavegen is an easy roundtrip at the roadless community at Mogen, Hardangervidda.

© Hege Næss

A hike to Numedalshovda is nice to combine with a visit to a Norwegian mountain farm, Håvardsrud Set...

Short and family-friendly walk in Skinnarbu area.

© Svein Olav Vaa

Easy hike in diverse terrain. Great views to Gaustatoppe, Tuddal and Tinnsjøen! The trip is about 5 ...

© Guro Lien

Tougher hike than Gaustatoppen. However, you will get a great view towards Gaustatoppen and Tuddal.T...

© Annette Fagerberg

Short and steep hike, with beautiful view over the lake Tinnsjøen.

© Nancy Bundt

Hulderhola is a 15 meter deep cave on the east side of Stavsro - where the trail up to Gaustatoppen ...

© Karl Martin Jakobsen

Go on foot, and see the sunmirrors close up!

Isn't Gaustatoppen Norway's most beautiful mountain?, © Asbjørn Torgersen

Gaustatoppen towers majestically above the town of Rjukan at an altitude of 1,883 metres. The top is...

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