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Outdoor Activities

Telemark is the ideal place for combining nature with fun activities, either you put on hiking boots, step on the bicycle or enter the kayak for excursions on the coast, along the Telemark Canal or in the mountain lakes.

Telemark is perfect for bicycling along the coast, along the Telemark Canal and at the Hardanger mountain plateau. National route no. 1 goes along the coast and no 2 goes along the Telemark Canal from Dalen to Ulefoss.

Hiking to Igletjønnuten in Fyresdal with great view towards Fyresvatn lake. Telemark has a varied hiking offer for all levels. Bring hiking boots, a ruck sack and you will be content. What a great feeling you will experience once back at the hotel to enjoy food and beverages after a whole day in the outdoors.

The Telemark canal is perfect for canoeing, enjoy the narrow canals, the open waters and going through the locks. The canal boats transport canoes and kayaks.

See what to do outdoor in Telemark.

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  1. Add Barnas Turlag Kragerø to your Itinerary

    Barnas Turlag Kragerø


    Barnas Turlag Kragerø - for children who want out. An initiative by the Norwegian tourist union.

  2. Add Bergløypa - Bergtrail to your Itinerary

    Bergløypa - Bergtrail


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

  3. Add Bergsbygda - PORSGRUNN to your Itinerary

    Bergsbygda - PORSGRUNN


    Bergsbygda in the municipality of Porsgrunn have so much beautiful scenery to offer. The landscape of Sprekkedals can be hard to get around in, but you can really get great experiences here!

  4. Add Bicycle rental at "The Virgin Island" (Jomfruland) to your Itinerary

    Bicycle rental at "The Virgin Island" (Jomfruland)


    Bike rental and repair, storytelling and tourist information. On Knuts Bicycle rentals on Jomfruland you get almost everything!

  5. Add Bicycling in Skien to your Itinerary

    Bicycling in Skien


    Skien offers a variety of routes for cyclists young and old, experienced or beginner.

  6. Add Blooming of the anemones to your Itinerary

    Blooming of the anemones


    Blooming of the anemones are mostly everywhere in Southern Norway at spring time. But on the island Jomfruland outside Kragerø, people go solely to contemplate the long white carpet that covers the 9 km long island in May.

  7. Add Bø and Lifjell horse riding to your Itinerary

    Bø and Lifjell horse riding


    Bø and Lifjell horse riding

  8. Add Boat trip with MS Fram, Vrådal to your Itinerary

    Boat trip with MS Fram, Vrådal


    Boattrip on lake Nisser! The veteran boat M/S Fram sails scheduled trips from Vrådal throughout the summer.


    Price NOK 90.- Tickets
  9. Add Bufjordstigen in Dalen to your Itinerary

    Bufjordstigen in Dalen


    Charming walk along the Telemark Canal, past the historic Dalen Hotel and through the "jungle" in the delta of the valley.

  10. Add Canoe/cayak on lake Nisser (Vrådal) to your Itinerary

    Canoe/cayak on lake Nisser (Vrådal)


    Lake Nisser is very well suited for canoeing and cayaking, especially in the nortehs parts around Vrådal. See the beatiful landscape of islands and skerries surrounded by steep mountains. The area enjoys a good summer climate.

  11. Add Coastal path: Langesund - Rognstranda to your Itinerary

    Coastal path: Langesund - Rognstranda


    This part of the trail is generally easy and straightforward to go , but can be hilly someplaces . Langesund is well worth a visit  before heading out onto the trail.

  12. Add Cultural trail around Hjellevannet, Skien to your Itinerary

    Cultural trail around Hjellevannet, Skien


    A circular trail of 5.6 km around Hjellevannet lake. The walk takes you through attractive scenery, industrial and commercial areas, along the lake and over several bridges.

  13. Add Cycling on the Hardangervidda to your Itinerary

    Cycling on the Hardangervidda


    Cycling on the Hardangervidda brings you into beautiful and charming high mountain nature, Hardangervidda is Norway's largest national park.

  14. Add Discgolf, Frisbeegolf, Skien fritidspark to your Itinerary

    Discgolf, Frisbeegolf, Skien fritidspark


    The growing popularity of the game of disc golf begins with the essentail fact that throwing a flying disc with power and accuracy is a marvelous sensation.

  15. Add DNT Jomfrulandguiden to your Itinerary

    DNT Jomfrulandguiden


    Guided tours at the island Jomfruland with nature -and cultural experiences for everyone, on foot or by bike all year round.

  16. Add Falkeriset, Rauland - Hardangervidda to your Itinerary

    Falkeriset, Rauland - Hardangervidda


    Get a panoramic view of Hardangervidda! Sherpas from Nepal have built a beautiful stone step up to the viewpoint. Falkeriset is named after the falcon hunting in the area. Suitable for people from 2 to 90 years.

  17. Add Fishing to your Itinerary



    The fish are jumping!
    Fyresdal has a lot of water. Fyresdal boasts 392 bodies of water over a surface area of 10 decares representing around 12% of Fyresdal's total surface area. This means fishing enthusiasts have almost limitless possibilities to...

  18. Add Fishing in Bø and the middle of Telemark to your Itinerary

    Fishing in Bø and the middle of Telemark

    Bø i Telemark

    Bø and Mid-Telemark has variety of places well suitable for fishing, whether you are looking for mountain lakes, forest rivers or something in between.

  19. Add Green Acres to your Itinerary

    Green Acres


    Green Acres winds from Gvarv into the Bø municipality.

  20. Add Gygrestolen to your Itinerary


    Bø i Telemark

    A 7 km walk to a unique rock formation. The trail is steep and difficult, but in return you get to experience a fantastic view.



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