Tysso Via Ferrata in the footsteps of the navvy

 Tysso Via Ferrata in the footsteps of the navvy

Opplev Odda invites you to a spectacular experience in the Tyssedal mountains! You will have the opportunity to feel how the everyday life was for the navvy people who built the waterpower stations, when they secured mountain constructions, founded the concrete fundament, hand carved bricks and established the penstock. This is an introduction to Norwegian history within a fantastic nature frame. Experience a unique combination of spectacular nature, Norwegian culture inheritage and inspiring experiences. Odda Area Hardangerfjord (Hardanger Fjord) Mountain Hiking, Strolling, Day or Several Days Excursion. Mountain tour, Guided tour, Activity companies, Hiking tours with a guide.

In 1906 they started building the powerstation Tysso1. Mountain water was dammed up, waterfalls and waters were put in pipes. And the basis of the power production and the building of the industrial place of Odda were made.

We invite you to a spectacular experience in the Tyssedal mountains! You will have the opportunity to feel how the everyday life was for the navvy people who built the waterpower stations, when they secured mountain constructions, founded the concrete fundament, hand carved bricks and established the penstock. This is an introduction to Norwegian history within a fantastic nature frame.

The trip starts by NVIM (Norwegian Museum of Hydro Power and Industry) and the powerstation Tysso1. From the hydro power station we climb up the mountain along the penstock up to the guard house at Lilletopp.

If you’re normal fit and over 15 years, OpplevOdda wish you welcome on this experience. The price includes necessary climbing equipment and the trip lasts for 3-4 hours. Minimum of 4 persons. Booking 1 day in advance.

Time and location
Day: Saturday, Sunday
Time: 06.09.10 - 19.12.10
Location: Odda

Day: Every day
Time: 03.05.10 - 06.09.10, kl. 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Odda

Day: Saturday, Sunday
Time: 15.02.10 - 03.05.10, kl. 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Odda

Facilities:


Age limit

15 years

Activities

teambuilding

recreational facility

nature trail

mountaineering

mountain hiking

hiking

guided trips

culture path



accommodation

Opening times
Day: Saturday, Sunday
Time: 06.09.10 - 19.12.10
Location: Odda
Day: Every day
Time: 03.05.10 - 06.09.10,

kl. 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Odda
Day: Saturday, Sunday
Time: 15.02.10 - 03.05.10,

kl. 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Odda
Day: Saturday, Sunday
Time: 01.05.09 - 19.12.09
Location: Odda

How to get Tysso Via Ferrata in the footsteps of the navvy

  • Stavanger-Odda: 184 km (3 hrs)
  • Kristiansand-Odda: 333 km (5 hrs)
  • Haugesund-Odda: 134 km (2 hrs)
  • Bergen-Odda: 146 km (3 hrs)
  • Oslo-Odda: 359 km (6 hrs)

Tysso Via Ferrata in the footsteps of the navvy - Map
Tysso Via Ferrata in the footsteps of the navvy - Map

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Contact:
Tysso Via Ferrata in the footsteps of the navvy
Eitrheimsveien 79B
5750 Odda
Phone: 90 82 45 72
Internet: http://www.opplevodda.com/
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