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Local food produced in Telemark

  1. view from an apple orchard towards lake Norsjø
    The Fruitvillage at Gvarv is Norways´s capital of appleproduction. Experience the aroma of fruit, vineyard and brewery products. Bakery, farmshops and accomodation.
  2. Langesund Landhandel offers good, healthy and local food.
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  3. young deer from Siljanhjort
    In Siljan you will find Siljanhjort, a farm full of deer. Here you can experiense the deer and maybe you will be able to feed them.
  4. wine barrel on Lerkekåsa between flowering trees
    A vineyard experience in the middle of Telemark. Accommodation available.

Restaurants that use local ingredients in cooking

Waitress at restaurant at Tuddal Høyfjellshotell

Restaurant Tuddal Høyfjellshotel

Here you can enjoy a meal consisting of the best short-traveled ingredients Telemark has to offer, presented in an exquisite way.

chefs at restaurant Jacob & Gabriel put food on the plate

Jacob & Gabriel Restaurant

Jacob & Gabriel Restaurant in Skien is a folk-gourmet restaurant with fresh local food and classic dishes.

mother and child sitting in restaurant at Straand Hotel

Straand Hotel - Restaurant & bar

The hotel restaurant is open every day. Here you will be served today's dinner, sandwiches, small dishes, there is a coffee menu and…

Food festivals in Telemark

  1. The Mersmak festival takes place every year on the last weekend in August. Here you can eat your way through an enormous diversity of flavors from near and far.