Buskerud

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Buskerud is a fylke (county) in Norway, located west and north west of Oslo. Buskerud cover the area from the Drammensfjorden in the south, covering parts of Hardangervidda in the west, and reaching almost to Jotunheimen in the north. Buskerud includes the valleys Hallingdal, Sigdal/Eggedal (calling itself Kunstnerdalen - Artist's Valley) and Numedal. Buskerud's valleys are home to a number of ancient wooden buildings, notably several of Norway's surving stave churches.

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By rail[edit]

All westbound railway lines from Oslo goes through parts of Buskerud:

  • Trains on Bergensbanen between Oslo and Bergen stop at Drammen, Hønefoss, Gol, Ål, Geilo. Some trains stop also at Hokksund, Vikersund, Flå, Nesbyen, Ustaoset.
  • Trains between Oslo and Kristiansand and further to Stavanger also stop at Drammen, Hokksund and Kongsberg, and at Sandefjord Torp airport station.
  • Regional trains between Oslo and Kongsberg (via Drammen) are faster and skip smaller stops east of Drammen.
  • Local trains go between Oslo and Drammen and between Oslo and Spikkestad.

Tickets are sold by NSB

By bus[edit]

  • Several coach and bus lines connects Buskerud to other parts of Norway. See rutebok.no

Get around[edit]

Hallingskarvet ridge at Hardangervidda plateau
  • Trains, as described in the Get in section. Tickets are sold by NSB.
  • Local buses; tickets and info by Brakar (Norwegian only). Route info on rutebok.no (also in English).

See[edit]

Flesberg church in Numedal
Torpo stave church in Hallingdal
  • Blaavarveverket in Modum
  • Kittelsenmuseet in Sigdal
  • Kongsberg Sølvgruver in Kongsberg
  • Krøderbanen in Modum and Krødsherad
  • Skredsvigstua in Sigdal
  • Spiralen in Drammen
  • Vikersund Hoppsenter in Vikersund
  • Åspaviljongen in Drammen
  • Stave churches in Numedal and Hallingdal

Itineraries[edit]

Do[edit]

  • Hiking in Finnemarka
  • Walk along Kjøsterudjuvet in Drammen
  • Skiing in Drammen, Hallingdal, Hemsedal, Kongsberg, Vikersund.
  • Outdoor go-cart in Sigdal

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