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Autumn activities

  Autumn activities in Telemark

  1. 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.
  2. Cycling 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.
  3. Museums & Galleries
    Exhibitions of many kinds are held all over the county during the summer season; paintings, sculptures, pottery, folk art and much more are on display and for sale.
  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. Family Fun
    Telemark is full of fun activities for children and families. Choose between family parks, swimming on the coast or in the many lakes, visit farms or check in at a skateboard hotel.
  6. Autumn cruise on the Telemark Canal
    The Telemark Canal that extends over 105 km from Skien to Dalen offers a rich cultural history, a picturesque landscape and locks that are over a hundred years old.
  7. Events and fairs in autumn
    Autumn is the time for some major events as for example the food festival “Dyrsku’n” in Seljord or the apple festival “Norsk Eplefest” in Gvarv
  8. Where can I go fishing?
    From the coast areas in the south of Telemark to water, tarns and lakes in the inner Telemark, the county tempts with stunning nature and large numbers of places to fish. Anglers’ and landowners’ associations in the various municipalities sell fishing permits for all the areas of water.