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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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Norwegian Ski Museum Morgedal

Norwegian Ski Museum Morgedal

LocationMorgedal

Jazz lovers flock to New Orleans, Elvis fans congregate in Memphis, ski enthusiasts travel to the little mountain valley of Morgedal.

Kragerø Resort Restaurant Stråholmen

Kragerø Resort Restaurant Stråholmen

LocationStabbestad

Kragerø Resort is majestically located with magnificent views on Stabbestad. Experience the breathtaking views while enjoying a great meal in our restaurant.

Aarnes Cafeteria

Aarnes kafeteria

LocationGvarv

You’ll find us on RV36 between Ulefos and Gvarv, just 15 minutes from Bø. You can enjoy a meal in this light and comfortable restaurant while soaking in the view of Norsjø and Sauherad’s fruit fields.

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Fishing in Bø and the middle of Telemark

Fishing in Bø and the middle of Telemark

LocationBø i Telemark

Bø and Mid-Telemark has variety of places well suitable for fishing, whether you are looking for mountain lakes, forest rivers or something in between.

Bicycling in Skien

Bicycling in Skien

LocationSkien

Skien offers a variety of routes for cyclists young and old, experienced or beginner.

Bufjordstigen in Dalen

Bufjordstigen in Dalen

LocationDalen

Charming walk along the Telemark Canal, past the historic Dalen Hotel and through the "jungle" in the delta of the valley.

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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...

Rauland

Rauland

LocationRauland

Rauland is located in Vinje, and a perfect base for mountain hikes, adventures and attractions in Vest-Telemark.

The island Skåtøy

The island Skåtøy

LocationKragerø

Skåtøy is the largest of Kragerø’s islands with its own school, cafe & gallery, nice walking trails and one of Norway’s largest timbered churches.

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