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Rjukan

Krossobanen

  • Kraftledningsveien 1, Tinn
  • +47 35090027
  •  /  km From You
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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.


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General

Nivel de esfuerzo
  • Medio
Paisaje
  • Zona forestal
Estación
  • Todo el año
  • Otoño
  • Primavera
  • Verano

Actividades al aire libre

Ciclismo
  • Pistas para bicicletas
Senderismo
  • Excursiones de senderismo cortas
Actividades de invierno
  • Toboganes

Facts

Season
All Year
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Tinn, Norway
The latitude and longitude
59° 52' 45" N / 8° 33' 16" E
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