Storwartz area

WALKING AROUND THE STORWARTZ AREA
In the storwartz area there has been uninterrupted mining activity from 1645 until 1972. This area was one of The Copper Works' most important mining sites with 9 mines among which were "Game Storwartz" (old Storwartz) and "Nye Storwartz" (new Storwartz), "Gamle" og "Nye Solskinns gruver" (old and new sunshine mines) and "Kronprins Olavs gruve" (Crown Prince Olav's Mine).
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"Nyberget" (Nyberget mine) and "Olavsgruva" (Olav`s mine) 

In "Nyberget" (Nyberget mine) and "Olavsgruva" (Olav's mine) there are guided tours that take us 50 m underground and 500 m into the mountain. The temperature in the mines is a constant +4 C throughout the year. Remember warm clothes and suitable footwear!
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