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With its temparate climate, its shifting and spectacular nature, its rich heritage and a wide spectre of exciting activities, Telemark has for more than a hundred years been an adventure centre for everyone.

The famous playwright Henrik Ibsen was born in Skien, and his childhood home has become a nice museum, showing the early life of the writer.

Did you know that the cabin where Sondre Norheim lived, is still found in the valley close to the Norwegian Ski Museum at Morgedal? You can hike from the museum up to the cabin and experience the view of the hills where Sondre founded modern skiing.

Each summer there are food festivals held around the county and many local farmers also sell their products at the popular “Farmers Day” arrangements. The largest food festival is Mersmak in Skien.

Welcome to an inspirational holiday in Telemark.

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Quality Straand Hotel - Bar & restaurant

Quality Straand Hotel - Bar & restaurant

LocationVrådal

Restaurant and cafe open daily!

Lindheim Fruitfarm and microbrewery

Beer tasting at Lindheim Ølkompani

LocationGvarv

Lindheim Ølkompani (Eng: Beer Company) was ranked as the world's 5th best newcomer in beer brewing in 2014. The brewery/pub is located in the barn, where they offer beer tasting for groups on request.

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Svanstul/Luksefjell recreation Area

Svanstul/Luksefjell recreation Area

LocationSkien

Luksefjell and Svanstul in hthe northernmost part of Skien, boasts guaranteed snow, providing opportunities to ski from November to April in the highes mountain areas.

The Cabin Pursuit

The Cabin Pursuit

Get a view of Telemark with the Norwegian comedians Zahid Ali and Mudasser Khan on a journey from Notodden to Haukeli.

Stangnes

Stangnes

Stangnes by Levang is one of Kragerøs`finest recreation areas with smooth polished rocks and bathing sites. During summertime, coffee & Norwegian waffles are served at the old fishermans-home.

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Hardangervidda National Park

Hardangervidda National Park

Hardangervidda is Norway's largest national park.

The Cabin Pursuit

The Cabin Pursuit

Get a view of Telemark with the Norwegian comedians Zahid Ali and Mudasser Khan on a journey from Notodden to Haukeli.

Falkeriset, Rauland - Hardangervidda

Falkeriset, Rauland - Hardangervidda

Get a panoramic view of Hardangervidda! Sherpas from Nepal have built a beautiful stone step up to the viewpoint. Falkeriset is named after the falcon hunting in the area. Suitable for people from 2...

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