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Impressive falls, nice walk 90 mins from Arendal

It was a generally easy 1 to 1 &1/2hrs walk from the car park. It's worth going down to the lookout... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
twoplustwocrew
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London, United Kingdom
A nice hike!

We, a family of five, enjoyed this walk on a sunny Saturday in July. We would like recommend this... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2014
TRBF
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Grimstad, Norway
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May 28, 2018
“Impressive falls, nice walk 90 mins from Arendal”
Dec 8, 2017
“Remarkable giants kettle in Flatdal”
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The Rjukanfossen, or the Rjukan Falls (the name means The Smoking Falls). Not to be confused with Telemark's Rjukanfoss which has been diverted into pipes - this giant from Tovdal remains unspoiled. The waterfall has a free fall of 45 metres, and is...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Tovdal, Amli 4869, Norway
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

It was a generally easy 1 to 1 &1/2hrs walk from the car park. It's worth going down to the lookout to the left as you first get to see the waterfall..... this gives you a good view up the valley to the falls. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

Jettegryten in Flatdal is a giant's kettle, also known as a giant's cauldron or pothole, which is a cavity or hole which appears to have been drilled in the surrounding rocks by eddying currents of water bearing stones, gravel, and other detritus. The interiors of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 25, 2015

I walk down the trail with my child and it is a pleasant walk not too challenging for kids. However on the Gaustattoppen website it says that the waterfall is less impressive than in the past..ok fine but I went there end of June (snow...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We, a family of five, enjoyed this walk on a sunny Saturday in July. We would like recommend this to more families. We have children from 7 to 16.

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Reviewed March 25, 2013

Not far from where we stayed, this was a peaceful beautiful walk, however probably not advisable to do in winter, we were a bit foollish and very exhausted, didn't even make it to the top (we think). Would love to come back when the weather...More

Date of experience: March 2013
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