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Holiday with friends and loved ones

Top 10 for couples and friends

  1. Great view towards Vemork at the end of the trail.
    The Saboteurs' trail is the world-famous route the Norwegian Resistance used during the Second World War.
  2. What’s On
    Exhibitions, concerts, festivals, family events, small and big happenings, there is something for everybody in the county of Telemark.
  3. Cycling on the Hardangervidda brings you into beautiful and charming high mountain nature, Hardangervidda is Norway's largest national park.
  4. The Bamble coastal path starts at the library in Stathelle and finishes at Fossing in Krageø, covering a stretch of approx, 62 km.
  5. Elderly couple standing in front of fruit trees with fruit basket in hands
    The Fruitvillage at Gvarv is Norways´s capital of appleproduction. Experience the aroma of fruit, vineyard and brewery products. Bakery, farmshops and accomodation.
  6. Gaustatoppen from Miland
    The mountain Gaustatoppen in Rjukan in Telemark county is easily accessable and one of the most beautiful mountains in Norway.
  7. MS Henrik Ibsen on the Telemark Canal
    The Telemark Canal with its beautiful locks starts in Skien and ends in Dalen. Join various day trips or boat trips with accommodation.
  8. Food & Drinks
    Telemark is a county of contrasts that spans from a wild and striking coastline all the way up to the mountains and Hardangervidda. If you are a ‘foodie’ you will find that the selection of food and drinks based on local produce are equally varied.
  9. Cycle  route from Langesund to Kragerø
    Skjærgårds cycle route is a medium light and nice trail that suits most people, with beautiful scenery - a great experience out in the open.
  10. Spa and Wellness in Telemark
    Telemark offers unique and varied spa and wellness experiences everything from wilderness spa and floating sauna to luxurious hotel spa.

Get more inspiration

  1. Industrial worker museum in autumn
    At the Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum at Vemork you can see the unique exhibition about WWII as well as the industrialization of Rjukan.
  2. 2 ladies on Venelifjell in Vrådal
    This is a great, family-friendly summit trip! Mount Venelifjellet – literally “the beautiful mountain” – carries its name well and is a popular hiking destination in Vrådal and Telemark.