Tønsberg is the oldest town in Norway and was founded in 871. North of the center was the world known Queens grave with the Oseberg ship, dated 834, found.
Tønsberg welcomes you to the Castle Rock.
The Royal history as well as the churches and the monastries, have had a great significanse for the town.
Tønsberg is also known as a sea- and whaling town. Many great shipping companies, amongst them, Wilh. Wilhelmsens shipping company, have helped characterizing the town.
Today Tønsberg is a lively center for trade and education, sport activities, culture and archaeology. There are also great biking possibilities in Tønsberg-Nøtterøy. A charming environment is found at the market place and at the quay in Tønsberg. Vestfold County Museum, Haugar Vestfold Art Museum, the steamship "Kysten I", Tønsberg and Nøtterøy library with monastry ruins, beaches, summer shows and historical theatres are some of the popular attractions.
We have a beautiful coast line with a great boat, cabin and camping-life.
Our guides will with pleasure show you our nature and historical sights.