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Type:Nature trails

3724, Skien

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This is a very popular and wellknown area with at lot of trails and very child friendly. The path and trail network is extensive and the idyllic Hvitsteintjernet is a popular destination in the northern region, while Kverndammen is the hiking destination in the south of the area.

Solummarka has a particular number of burial mounds, burial mounds, forts and other historical relics.

A good starting point is from Skien Fritidspark, where there is good parking. From there, it’s a trail to Dansesletta with plain path and illuminated on to the end of the Jomfrudammen. There are several trail further up to the lake Hvitsteintjern.

Many also use the road between Rødmyr and Geiteryggen as a starting point for tours.

Hiking map of the area can be bought at Telemark Turistforening in Skien.


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What's Nearby

  1. Christian burial grounds, cooking pits and "witches graves".

    2.62 km away
  2. The sculpture Rat Virgin is located near by Skien centre, at Bakkestranda. 

    3.27 km away
  3. Teater Ibsen is a touring company (in the counties of Telemark and Vestfold) and stages…

    3.38 km away
  1. Spriten Kunsthall is located on Klosterøya, a few minutes walk from the center of Skien.

    3.56 km away
  2. The log driver monument on Smieøya.

    3.77 km away
  3. Skien sluse is the first lock in the Telemark Canal, with connection between Skienselva…

    3.79 km away
  4. Welcome to the world's most beautiful channel, The Telemark Canal!

    3.88 km away
  5. Church ruins after the mighty Dagsætten (ancestry) in Skien. From the 1100s.

    3.91 km away
  6. New, modern fish ladder in down town of Skien.

    3.96 km away
  7. Ibsenhuset was officially opened on 9 September 1973 and at the time was Norway’s most…

    4.08 km away
  8. Ibsenhuset is named after Skien's famous son, Henrik Ibsen.

    4.08 km away
  9. In this building, in the corner room on the 2nd floor, Henrik Ibsen was born.

    4.15 km away
  10. Their gallery is in the Cultural Centre called Ibsenhuset, which opened in 1973.

    4.14 km away
  11. Snipetorp is Skien's oldest residential after the city fires in 1854 and 1886.

    4.23 km away
  12. Altenburggården

    The first owner of Altenburggården was probably Johan Altenburg, Henrik Ibsen's…

    4.24 km away
  13. Borgestad Church at Borgestad in Skien was consecrated of 24 May 1907.

    4.25 km away
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