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Bicycle in Telemark

Explore hundreds of kilometers bike trails in Norway’s largest bike region – Telemark. Our huge variety of cycle paths cover everything from national routes along Telemark coastline and Telemark Canal to forest rides, mountain bike, downhill and off-road cycling. Book your cycle-holiday along Telemark Canal today.

Norway’s largest bike region

There are cycling routes to suit everyone- from professionals who pursue mountain biking to the leisure family cycling. You can combine your bicycle holiday with a variety of attractions, food and culture.

 
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Cycling along Telemark Canal

Cycling along the Telemark Canal is an amazing experience in a spectacular natural environment. Explore the magic scenery from the bike seat or on board on one of the nostalgic canal boats, MS Victoria, MS Henrik Ibsen og MS Telemarken, through narrow canals, lakes, steep hills and spectacular locks. There are quite a few stations along the canal - perfect for those who wish to hop on and off the boat. Experience unforgettable moments with your family, friends or just on your own on a wonderful cycling holiday along Telemark Canal.

Cycling on the Hardangervidda

Cycling on the Hardangervidda brings you into beautiful and charming high mountain nature. Hardangervidda is Norway's largest national park and guarantees you a unique nature experience in a pure surrounding. Many good fishing lakes along the roads, where you can try out your fishing skills or your luck on trout and artic char. The beginning of the cycling tour is very special, because the first North-European cable car takes you up from Rjukan to the starting point at 886 meters. The route is well signposted and well maintained. After 30 km you will arrive at the Kalhovd Turisthytte, where you can have dinner and stay for the night. Either you go back by the same route, or you cycle further to Atrå. 

Cycling along the Telemark coastline

Halfway between Oslo and Kristiansand you’ll find Grenland and Telemark's coastline. Here you can enjoy cycling on quite rural roads, through forests, mountain biking and nevertheless cycling along the coastline. There are 30 cycle routes, including the National Cycle Route 1 that brings you all the way to Kristiansand. Spice up your cycle holiday with some shopping, a trip to Henrik Ibsen childhood home and a delicious cup of coffee in Skien and Porsgrunn. If you prefer the coastline and are ready for a lovely bath in archipelago, we totally recommend the charming coastal towns of Brevik, Langesund and Kragerø. Explore island hopping by bike in Jomfruland and Stråholmen. Wonderful beaches and spectacular nature are all to be found on the island of Jomfruland. 

Downhill Vrådal

Challenge yourself and your friends to an adventures bike ride at Vrådal Mountain Bike Park! Feel the adrenalin kick when biking downhill on the steep trails. The park is situated at Vrådal Panorama Ski center. You can get there by car or cable car.  Beside you have great cycle opportunities on top of the mountain. The longest cycling route is 4 km long.

Gautefall and Nissedal

Discover the diversity of cycleroutes between Gautefall and Nissedal. Heimdalsheia in Nissedal has become a mecca for mountain bike enthusiasts. Hundreds of meters of footbridges and two suspension bridges were purposely built to create a network of paths between Gautefall and Heimdal. The footbridges ensure that the paths do not become too wide and intrude the landscape. You can choose between high or low intensity trails and forest trails. Around Gautefall you have also plenty of cycle trails – don’t miss the opportunity to cycle on the spectacular glacier landforms from ice age.

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