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Telemark

Unleash your inner explorer in Telemark! Immerse yourself in a vibrant tapestry of cultural experiences,
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ndulge in mouthwatering local cuisine, and embark on thrilling adventures suitable for the entire family.

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Midt Telemark

Uncover the rich tapestry of Telemark, a region brimming with stories.

  • Step back in time: Explore the land where more folk tales are woven than anywhere else in Norway.

  • Witness history: Uncover the dramatic World War II sabotage mission that unfolded in Rjukan.

  • Soar above the clouds: Take the fascinating Gaustabanen cable car, a former NATO facility, to the peak of Gaustatoppen for breathtaking views encompassing one-sixth of mainland Norway.

  • Embrace the water: Cruise the scenic Telemark Canal, offering stunning vistas from a lower perspective.

  • Follow the footsteps of a legend: Visit the childhood home of playwright Henrik Ibsen in Skien, now a museum.

  • Immerse yourself in coastal charm: Explore Kragerø, a haven of rocks, fresh seafood, and idyllic beaches.

  • Fuel your family's spirit of adventure: From thrilling bike rides and exhilarating ski slopes to the summer wonderland of Bø Sommarland, Telemark offers excitement for all ages.


Plan your unforgettable journey: Dive deeper into Telemark's wonders on their official website

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The Telemark Canal

The Telemark Canal, a remarkable waterway that is located in the picturesque region of Telemark in Norway, is an impressive feat of engineering that spans a distance of 105 kilometers, running from Skien to Dalen. This historic canal, which was constructed in the 1800s, has become a well-known tourist destination that provides a unique and unforgettable way to explore the breathtaking Norwegian scenery. Tourists can indulge in a variety of activities such as taking a boat tour, fishing, or hiking along the canal's picturesque trails, all while enjoying the stunning views that surround them. With its rich history and natural beauty, the Telemark Canal is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Norway.

Cruise on Telemark Canal with Ms Telemarken
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Rjukan

Welcome to Rjukan, a charming town nestled in the heart of the Telem region of Norway! This hidden gem is bursting with industrial heritage and natural beauty that will take your breath away. Hop on the Krossobanen cable car for a thrilling ride and soak in the stunning views of the town and surrounding mountains. Don't miss the chance to visit the Vemork Museum and learn about Rjukan's fascinating role in producing heavy water during World War II. Come and experience the magic of Rjukan for!

The Heavy Water cellar – The Hydrogen factory
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Gaustabanen cable

The Gaustabanen cable car is an absolutely incredible attraction that you absolutely must experience if you're traveling to Norway. This amazing cable car takes you on a journey the top of Gaustoppen mountain, where you'll be treated to some of the most breathtaking views you've ever seen. landscape is simply stunning, and you'll be able to take in all the natural beauty that Norway has to offer. This is one adventure that you won't want to miss, so be sure to add to your itinerary!

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Vrådal Panorama ski center

Vrådal Panorama ski center is an absolutely fantastic winter destination that is situated in the heart of Norway. This ski center is renowned for its stunning views of the surrounding mountains and boasts over 18 kilometers of ski slopes that cater to all skill levels, making it the perfect place for skiing enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. But that's not all as the center also offers a wide range of other winter activities, such as snowboarding, sledding, and ice fishing, which are sure to keep the whole family entertained. So not pack your bags, grab your sk, and get ready to experience the thrill of the slopes and the beauty of the Norwegian winter like never before at Vrådal Panorama ski center!

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Midt Telemark
Telemark Canal
Rjukan
Krossobanen
Vradal Panorama
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