Tour suggestions in Telemark
The Telemark canal is a 105-kilometre long watercourse taking you from Skien to Dalen.
This contrasting trip follows the beautiful coastline dotted with detours to pretty little towns redolent with the atmosphere of the windjammer age.
The Coastal Path in Bamble is popular, as is the hike to Ulvskollen in Skien, but there are many other options if you want to walk in Grenland.
Follow the scenic Hardangerfjord in Fjord Norway, where for over a century travellers have come to see mountains, fjords, waterfalls and glaciers.
Rauland offers varied hiking trails and makes a perfect starting point for day excursions by car to nearby attractions.
There is a variety of marked trails in the mountains of Rjukan. The Gaustatoppen Mountain and the old saboteurs' route are recommended.
The cluster of offshore islands with their own special features offers attractive tours. There are regular daily ferry routes to the main islands.
These four round trips include Eidsborg Stave Church, the open air museum at Folkestadbygda and the amusement park Bø Sommarland.
Hike the Gaustatoppen Mountain or the Saboteur Trail from World War II, or go cycling on the mountain plateau of Hardangervidda.