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Activities and experiences in Kongsberg and the surrounding area

Kongsberg and its surrounding area has a lot to offer when it comes to activities.
Try the bike trails out in nature, go see Norway's largest and most beautiful baroque church, take a trip with the mine train 342 m underground, experience speed and excitement on the Go-Kart course, golf in beautiful surroundings or go skiing in Kongsberg Ski Center in the winter.

See Kongsberg Næringsforum for more information about every what is happening in Kongsberg:

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Outdoor life

Rent a bike

We are a member of the organisation: Cyclist Welcome. You can rent a bike at the hotel. Enjoy a ride in the beautiful surroundings of Kongsberg.


The Lågdalsmuseum

Lågdalsmuseet is a family-friendly museum located in beautiful surroundings just a five minutes walk from the town center. Norwegian breeds of farm animals graze in the museum's meadows, and children can feed the animals.

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Experience the thrill of speed at Basserudåsen Motor Center with facilities for go-kart.

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The Silver Mines & Museum

Join an exciting tour with the mine train which takes you 2,3 km into the depth of the mountain. In the Norwegian Mining Museum you can experience the collections of the Silver Mines: 50 kg silver nuggets!

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Skimore Kongsberg

Kongsberg is well known among skiers. The skicenter offers a wide range of slopes; from the very easy ones to the more extreme. Snowcross area with big jump, rails and funboxes.

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Kongsberg Church

This famous and wonderful church is the largest baroque church in Norway. Experience the three magnificent chandeliers, and the beautiful Gloger organ dating from 1765.   

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Kongsberg golf course

Kongsberg Golf Club has one of the longest courses in Norway. Situated in beautiful surroundings alongside the river Laagen, a challenge of 18 holes is waiting for you!

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Go hiking

The surrowndings of Kongsberg is ideal for hiking for both the novice and for the more experienced trekker.

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Hotel in the heart of Kongsberg

Best Western Plus Gyldenløve Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Kongsberg. You will find shops, restaurants and public transport including train, bus and taxi very  close by. Right outside the hotel you will find direct train and bus connections from Oslo and Gardermoen Airport (OSL) every hour.

Welcome to your home away from home!

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