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Things trending in Telemark now

  1. 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".
  2. "Mersmak" in Skien is a popular food festival with refreshing flavor, a wide array of exciting products, experiences and surprises from Norway, Telemark and from other parts of the world. Come join us 24th and 25th of August!
    1. 24 Aug 201825 Aug 2018
  3. Hiking in Telemark
    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.
  4. UNESCO World Heritage
    Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration. In Telemark both Rjukan and Notodden are on the UNESCO list.
  5. 10 unique experiences you can't miss
    Check out our list of 10 unique recommendations you just have to experience!
  6. 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.

Welcome to your holiday in Telemark!

How do you want to travel Telemark?

  1. Family holidays
    Your family holiday in Telemark will be experiencing Norway in a nutshell: here you'll find family and leisure parks, a splendid waterpark and fun activities for young and old. The range of attractions and activities in Telemark stretch from the beautiful and rugged mountain peaks to the soothing waves of the archipelago.
  2. Active outside
    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. Telemark Culture
    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. Bucket list
    If you dream about experiencing more of Norway and Telemark and if you would like a bucket list of things to do and exciting places to visit get some ideas here. Check out a few things you should not miss!
  5. 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.

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Telemark Canal: Skien - Lunde - Skien

Telemark Canal: Skien - Lunde - Skien

Experience 5 locks in the Telemark Canal from Lunde to Skien including bus from Skien to Lunde.

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Price NOK 800.- Per person
Scandinavia's largest waterpark

Scandinavia's largest waterpark

Tryll is our new magical slide which is one of a kind, which also is our newest summer attraction!

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Price NOK 199.- Per person
Silver mines in Kongsberg

Silver mines in Kongsberg

Join on a tour of the mines 2.3 in Kongsberg. Treasure paradise for children.

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Price NOK 100.- Per person

Our recommendations

Henrik Ibsen Museum

Henrik Ibsen Museum

Henrik Ibsen was born in Skien on 20 March 1828 and his childhood home is just a few kilometres north of Skien city centre.

Gaustatoppen

Gaustatoppen

Visit Gaustatoppen!

Vemork

Vemork

The Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum at Vemork is a museum where you can see the unique exhibition from 2.ww. as well as the...

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