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Bufjordstigen in Dalen

Type:Hiking

Dalen Bryggje, 3880, Dalen

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Difficulty:

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Grading

  • easy
Distance:

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3 km
Duration:

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Duration

  • 1 hour
Terrain:

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Nature and terrain

  • cultural landscape
  • river
Season:

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Season

  • All-year
Suits For:

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Intended audience

  • Family with children
  • Seniors

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About

AN EASY HIKE with culture, history and great fishing spots.

The hike starts by Dalen Bryggje, also known as Lastein. This is where the renowned Eidsborg whetstone, Norway’soldest export, was shipped from. Here the historic boats on the Telemark Canal dock. You can learn more about the history of the Telemark Canal at the summer open exhibition at Dalen Bryggjeutstilling. Enjoy a nice meal at the Lastein bryggjekafe.

You will pass a lovely beach before crossing the Eidsborgbekken stream. The trail then takes you past Tangane, a popular recreation ground with an idyllic pine forest. You can get a good view of Dalen Hotel from the gardens.

Soria Moria Sauna glitters like a piece of jewelry in Lake Bandak. 

Cross River Tokkeåi using the stepping stones.

At Buøy island, follow the nature trail through the fascinating “jungle”, along the river with its great fishing spots and extensive beaver population. You can buy a fishing license for the Tokkeåi river and Lake Bandak at the tourist office or inatur.no

Idyllic Buøy Camping is a great place to camp for the night. 

The hike then takes you back through the centre of Dalen and its intimate shopping street, flower market, shops, cafés and the Tokke town hall with its sculptures by Anne Grimdalen and Charles Michalsen and assembly room clad in whetstone. 

The trail is partially universally accessible. 

Key facts: 

Accessibility: April to October 

Highest point: Dalen 75 m above sea level 

Total incline: 0 

Footwear: No special requirements 

 

Facilities

Distance

  • length in km - 3 km

Duration

  • 1 hour

Grading

  • easy

Intended audience

  • Family with children
  • Seniors

Nature and terrain

  • cultural landscape
  • river

Season

  • All-year

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

The hiking trail starts by Lastein, Dalen Bryggje. If you are arriving on route E134 from the east, leave the road at Høydalsmo and follow route Fv450 to Dalen. Dalen Bryggje is on the left-hand side just as you reach the bottom of the Eidsborgberget hill. From Vrådal and Åmot on route FV38 towards Dalen, drive straight past the exit for the centre of Dalen. You will then see Dalen Bryggje on your right after 1 km. Parking at the pier area, oppsite of the motorhome parking.  

The trail is partially universally accessible. 

 

Contact

Tel: +47 35 07 56 56

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