Explore Telemark



  1. Heddal Stave Church in Notodden
    A tour of Telemark will be packed with exciting attractions and experiences. Visit climbing parks, see the country’s largest stave church, check out an interactive porcelain museum, take a refreshing dive in water parks, enjoy delicious ice cream in the coastal cities, experience a silver mine, visit the World Heritage and admire the spectacular lock systems!
  2. lady with 2 children stands on top of Gaustatoppen and looks out
    Walk Telemark: Astonishing - safe - accessible! We present to you both short and easy walks and strenuous daytrips, from lowlands to highlands - from a local town centre to the largest mountain plateau in Northern Europe - in one short trip. By travelling through the valleys, on the lakes and in the mountains you get to experience the unique and varied nature and culture of Telemark.
  3. Industrial worker museum Vemork in Rjukan with heavy water cellar
    At the Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum at Vemork you can see the unique exhibition about WWII as well as the industrialization of Rjukan.

Welcome to your holiday in Telemark!

  1. Summer in Telemark
    Telemark - a travel destination with something for everyone! The perfect destination for family holidays, active tourists and those who really want to see what Telemark in Norway has to offer.
  2. kayaking on the Telemark Canal in the lock chamber
    Telemark offers a variety of activities, from hilly mountains to a beautiful coastline. It is also said that Telemark is Norway in a miniature. It offers scenic mountain views, paddling on quiet waters or between islands in the archipelago, a variety of cycling trails and beautiful forest trails.
  3. 2 girls in bunad
    In Norway you will find many cultural experiences: New culture and ancient culture. Rural culture and urban culture. Cultural heritage and contemporary culture. A holiday in Telemark will really contribute to Norwegian cultural experiences. Check out art exhibitions, festivals, dining experiences, Munch hiking, concerts and much more.
  4. Holiday with friends and loved ones
    Whether you are travelling with your friends or your partner, Telemark offers a wide range of exciting experiences for both friends and romantics. Here you will find something for every one; from nature- and action experiences to culinary- and cultural experiences.
  5. ducks in the garden at Dalen Hotel
    Telemark, with its majestic mountains, spectacular lakes, and rich cultural heritage, is tailor-made for adventurous souls who dream of checking off items on their life's bucket list.
  6. MS Henrik Ibsen on the Telemark Canal
    The Telemark Canal - one of the most beautiful waterways in the world. The Telemark Canal was carved into the rock over 100 years ago. When the canal was completed in 1892, it was called the "eighth wonder".

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