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  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. Summer in Telemark
    Telemark - a travel destination with something for everyone! The perfect destination for family holidays, active tourists and those who really want to see what Telemark in Norway has to offer.
  3. 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.
  4. Gaustatoppen
    Telemark's majestic mountain towers a 1883 meters above sea level. Gaustatoppen is the country's most characteristic and known mountain peak and is regarded as the most beautiful one in all of Norway. The peak is easy accesible but still grants panorama view of Southern Norway. You are even able to see a sixth of all of Norway on days of great weather – an area larger than all of Denmark!
  5. 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.
  6. Spring in Telemark
    Spring in Telemark and its' long and light spring days offer many experiences and acitivities. Leisure boats and cabins are being prepared for the upcoming summer. The coastal paths in Telemark are perfect for spring hiking as the flowers are flourishing. The cosy outside terraces are awaiting your arrival where you can enjoy food and drinks.

Welcome to your holiday in Telemark!

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