Haugastøl

Haugastøl

Haugastøl station is a railway station on the Bergen Railway. The station is located in the municipality of Hol in Buskerud, between Ustaoset and Finse. The station is situated 988m above sea level. West of Haugastøl, the Bergen Railway and Riksvei 7 part company, with the Bergen Railway taking the northerly route along Hallingskarvet while Riksvei 7 heads further south to and through Måbødalen.

 

The station opened in 1908 and, together with the associated Sløtfjord Vokterbolig (lengthman’s cottage), was protected by the Directorate for Cultural Heritage in 2002. Express trains do not stop at Haugastøl; see NSB for train times. Rallarvegen starts at Haugastøl. The traffic in the area can therefore be relatively busy during the summer months. During this period, the station is staffed at certain times. You will find accommodation, eating places and cycle hire at Haugastøl Turistsenter.

 

There are many delightful walks in the Haugastøl area. There is also excellent hunting and fishing. During the winter, Haugastøl has become a popular centre for kiting and people come to Haugastøl from all over the world to fly kites here.

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