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Krossobanen

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.

The Krossobane Cable Car was the first cable car to be built in northern Europe. It was built in 1928 and it was a gift from Norsk Hydro to the townspeople so that they could get up high enough to see the sun during the winter.

The lower station has a large car park, from which the two cable cars, "Tyttebær" (cranberry) and "Blåbær" (blueberry) carry passengers up to an altitude of 886 metres.

The view over Rjukan from the upper station is fantastic, with the mountains rolling away to the south and west and Vemork nestling in the valley where the dramatic heavy water sabotage operations took place during the WWII.

Visits to the operations room can be arranged on request.

Opening hours and prices
For opening hours and prices on Krossobanen, please see here.

© Willy Kittelsen
© Hans Dieter Fleger
Krossobanen is fun for the wholde family, © Nancy Bundt
Krossobanen is open all year, © Willy Kittelsen
Adress

Kraftledningsveien 1
3660 Rjukan

www.krossobanen.no

Activities
  • tobogganing
Nature and terrain
  • borders on a national park
  • hiking area
  • lookout point
Season
  • All-year
Sports activities
  • bike trails
Miscellaneous
  • Capacity (25)
  • Built (1928)
See also
Rates NOK
Children   
Single   kr 30,-    
Return   kr 60,-    
Adults   
Single   kr 65,-    
Return   kr 130,-    
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Kontakt

E-mail: post@krossobanen.no
Phone: 35090027
Cellphone: 99513171

Kart

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