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RideOut No 2 - Saturday

Folldal mines

Date: 3rd of August 2024
Time: 10:30-15:00 (4,5 hours)
Distanse 135 km
Price 420 NOK

Price Including:

  • Entrance ticket to the museum
  • Guided train ride in the mine
  • Light lunch 

Let's go back in time, join us on this Rideout back to 1770 and let's visit Folldal mines. The mine that extracts copper, zinc and sulphur. Mining operations ended in 1993, as extractable resources had been taken out. 245 years of mining activity had come to an end.

We take a 65 km drive from Savalen to Folldalen.
We drive through beautiful nature and arrive at Folldal mines, where we will visit an abandoned mining community
We will visit the mine museum, as well as get a private guided train tour 1.6 km into the mines
We finish with a lunch before The Ridout returning to Savalen .

For those who need it, it will be possible to refill petrol at Folldal on the way back to Savalen

All photos: Stiftelsen Folldal Gruver 

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