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AboutSolstien (The sun path) is a well prepared path from Gvepseborg to Hardangervidda.
The trip starts with the cabelcar, Krossobanen, which brings you to Gvepseborg - the foot of Hardangervidda.
From here, you follow the gravelroad 800 meters. Then there is a stone path the next 1,1 kilometeres, called "Solstien" which ends up at "Kanonstillingen" (the canon position), a culture heritage and viewpoint.
Here you will see parts of the Germans gun emplacements from the second world war, as well as a magnificent view towards Gaustatoppen, Vemork and Hardangervidda.
From Oslo: bus from Oslo to Rjukan town centre. From here there is a local bus taking you up to the starting point; the cable car - Krossobanen.
By car, follow E18 from Oslo towards Drammen - E134 towards Kongsberg, and then RV37 to Rjukan. Drive west, through Rjukan town centre to Krosso and Krossobanen.
Rjukan can offer accommodations of various standards. Here you will find hotel, guesthouse and cabins.
- length in km - 4.3 km
- 2 hours
- Family with children
Nature and terrain
- national park