The Telemark Catalogue 2019

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Porsgrunds Porcelain Factory (7) Coastal towns (6)

Skien fritidspark (4)

Norway’s most complete sports Unique industrial history where arena is located in Skien, with a beautiful china objects are still created, wealth of experiences, such as the both articles for use and art objects. climbing park, the bath, curling, Visit the Porcelain Museum see the production. make a scoop in the factory ice rink, frisbee golf, spa outlet or visit Auksjonshallen. and wellness.

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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 local shops or icecream bars along the way.




Henrik Ibsen Museum



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. NEW in 2019 will be Escape Room: Peer Gynt Escape Room.

Telemark Canal ( 8 )

Two ofthe first locks are located in Skien. Join the canal boats M/S Henrik Ibsen or M/S Victoria and experiencethe locks as they were over 150 years ago. Mini cruises for families with children from Løveid locks to Hjellebrygga in Skien. More info: + 47 35 90 55 20 Mail: 29

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. See the website for guidede tours.