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Ten adventures to look for in Grenland – the urban Telemark 1




Norway’s most complete sports arena is located in Skien, with a wealth of experiences, such as the climbing park, the bath, curling, ice rink, frisbee golf, bowls, spa and wellness.


Porsgrunds Porcelain Factory (7 ) Coastal towns (6)

Unique industrial history where beautiful china objects are still created, both articles for use and art objects. Visit the Porcelain Museum and design your own PP-Cup, see the production and make a scoop in the factory outlet.


Skjærgården hotel in Langesund invites you to swim in 28 degrees outdoors as well as inside in the large water park. You can also jump into the ocean from the new bathing pier or relax in one of the saunas or Jacuzzis.

From island to island ( 5 )

Join the ferries from Brevik, Stathelle, Langesund or Helgeroa out to the nine islands in the Langesund fjord. Great beaches, rocks and hiking trails are now free for all. You can stay on the campsite, in the lighthouse residence or camp in the open grounds. 20

Coastal trail ( 3 )

Henrik Ibsen Museum

DuVerden Maritime Museum+Science Centre (1)

Brekkeparken and Søndre Brekke Farm ( 8 )

Walk along the Telemark coast on more than 60 km prepared path. Bridges, stairs, and ropes lead you along the coast with rocks, beaches, crags, viewpoints and two coastal forts from the Second World War. The trail is well marked. Play your way through the exhibition that involves small and large in creative play and learning. DuVerden was elected by the BBC as one of the finest architectural new constructions among the museums of the world.

Visit the coast gems Brevik and Langesund. A walk among the wooden buildings is a great experience through narrow alleys and streets with historic character. Tip! Step into one of the small shops or icecream bars along the way.



Badeparken in Langesund ( 2 )

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Skien fritidspark ( 4 )



Go 200 years back in time to Henrik’s childhood and experience how the family lived. Dress up in period clothing or have a game of ninepins in the garden.

The old farm lodges from Telemark are open for you to experience how life was in the era 1300 to1800. Join the tour of the upper class home Søndre Brekke farm with luxurious surroundings from the 1800s.

Gea Norvegica Unesco Geopark (3 ) Grenland is a part of Gea Norvegica UNESCO Global Geopark. Here you can find rocks from different eras in the Geological history of Norway, where the oldest rocks are approximately 1.5 billion years old. The area have several localities where each one tells a fascinating story. Examples of such localities are Steinvika in Langesund and Kapitelberget in Skien, both showing traces from a time when Norway was covered by a shallow tropical sea, south of the equator. More info: + 47 35 90 00 20 Mail:

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VisitTelemark 2018 - ENG/GER  
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