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With its temparate climate, its shifting and spectacular nature, its rich heritage and a wide spectre of exciting activities, Telemark has for more than a hundred years been an adventure centre for everyone.

The famous playwright Henrik Ibsen was born in Skien, and his childhood home has become a nice museum, showing the early life of the writer.

Did you know that the cabin where Sondre Norheim lived, is still found in the valley close to the Norwegian Ski Museum at Morgedal? You can hike from the museum up to the cabin and experience the view of the hills where Sondre founded modern skiing.

Each summer there are food festivals held around the county and many local farmers also sell their products at the popular “Farmers Day” arrangements. The largest food festival is Mersmak in Skien.

Welcome to an inspirational holiday in Telemark.

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Lindheim Fruitfarm and microbrewery

Beer tasting at Lindheim Ølkompani

LocationGvarv

Lindheim Ølkompani (Eng: Beer Company) was ranked as the world's 5th best newcomer in beer brewing in 2014. The brewery/pub is located in the barn, where they offer beer tasting for groups on request.

Norwegian Ski Museum Morgedal

Norwegian Ski Museum Morgedal

LocationMorgedal

Jazz lovers flock to New Orleans, Elvis fans congregate in Memphis, ski enthusiasts travel to the little mountain valley of Morgedal.

Senterkroa

Senterkroa

LocationBø i Telemark

Where new ideas and traditional Norwegian courses meet.

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Mountain Bikers Paradise

Mountain Bikers Paradise

LocationTreungen

Try Mountain Biking in Nissedal! 100 kilometres of bike path over heath and rock.

Norsjø Golf Parc with 18 holes in beautiful surroundings.

Norsjø Golfpark

LocationUlefoss

Norsjø Golf course is beautifully located at Norsjø and by the Telemark Canal. Its a challenging 18 hole course with an additional 6 hole training course.

Bergløypa - Bergtrail

Bergløypa - Bergtrail

LocationKragerø

Bergløypa (Bergtrail) - A nice trip in the "Berg-forest" for the whole family. Enjoy nice viewpoints and idyllic bathing places at the Hellefjord.

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Bergløypa - Bergtrail

Bergløypa - Bergtrail

LocationKragerø

Bergløypa (Bergtrail) - A nice trip in the "Berg-forest" for the whole family. Enjoy nice viewpoints and idyllic bathing places at the Hellefjord.

View from Gløstøylnuten, the highest point of the hiking trail, 848 masl.

Lårdalstigen

LocationDalen

Lådalstigen is a fantastic hike between Lårdal and Dalen. A large part of the walk follows the mountain ridge 800 metres above the Telemark Canal.

Vinje

Vinje

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Vinje is on top of Telemark and central southern Norway. Telemark's largest municipality offers culture, diversity, attractions and experiences both summer and winter.

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